Population is not growing, employment is shrinking, and new investment spending has shrunk.
May 18, 2017 3:00AM
October 26, 2015 4:00AM
Ontario cities like Brampton and Milton rank better than most of their peers in terms of regulation—and share some of Canada’s largest jumps in population.
May 9, 2015 8:00AM
In a famous explanation of why voters choose the governments they do, a 1990s-era adviser to Bill Clinton remarked, “It’s the economy, stupid.” That’s not wholly accurate; voters toss parties out (and vote parties in) on matters other than unemployment rates and incomes. The recent Alberta election is only the most obvious example.
January 27, 2015 12:00PM
Interest rates are low because of demographics; an aging population of savers creates a borrower's market
The Bank of Canada apparently surprised the chattering classes and everybody else this week by dropping its benchmark interest rate.