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Minister of Finance and Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland holds a press conference in Ottawa on Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Bank of Canada, Liberals watching supply-chain issues weighing on economic rebound

Bank of Canada, Liberals watching supply-chain issues weighing on economic rebound

 

Bank of Canada Governor Tiff Macklem takes part in a news conference at the Bank of Canada in Ottawa on Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Push to send vaccines to developing nations a global economic win: BoC chief

Push to send vaccines to developing nations a global economic win: BoC chief

 

A Statistics Canada building and signs are pictured in Ottawa on Wednesday, July 3, 2019.  THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Economy shrank 0.1 per cent in July before August rebound, StatCan reports

Economy shrank 0.1 per cent in July before August rebound, StatCan reports

 

A Statistics Canada building and signs are pictured in Ottawa on Wednesday, July 3, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
A Statistics Canada building and signs are pictured in Ottawa on Wednesday, July 3, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Senator Peter Harder speaks with the media in the Foyer of the Senate in Ottawa, Friday, November 29, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Senators call for governments to craft a grand post-pandemic plan to grow economy

Senators call for governments to craft a grand post-pandemic plan to grow economy

Senator Peter Harder speaks with the media in the Foyer of the Senate in Ottawa, Friday, November 29, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
FILE - In this Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2018 file photo, Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell speaks during a news conference in Washington. The strengthening U.S. economy is edging closer to achieving the Federal Reserve's goals for job growth and inflation, Chair Jerome Powell said in a speech in which he offered few clues to a key question overhanging the economy: When will the Fed begin to withdraw its extraordinary economic support? (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)

Fed: On track to slow support for economy later this year

Fed: On track to slow support for economy later this year

FILE - In this Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2018 file photo, Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell speaks during a news conference in Washington. The strengthening U.S. economy is edging closer to achieving the Federal Reserve's goals for job growth and inflation, Chair Jerome Powell said in a speech in which he offered few clues to a key question overhanging the economy: When will the Fed begin to withdraw its extraordinary economic support? (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
President Joe Biden answers a question from a reporter following a virtual meeting from the South Court Auditorium at the White House complex in Washington, Wednesday, Aug. 11, 2021, to discuss the importance of the bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

White House taps populist message as Biden pushes $3.5T plan

White House taps populist message as Biden pushes $3.5T plan

President Joe Biden answers a question from a reporter following a virtual meeting from the South Court Auditorium at the White House complex in Washington, Wednesday, Aug. 11, 2021, to discuss the importance of the bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
Statistics Canada building and signs are pictured in Ottawa on Wednesday, July 3, 2019.  THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Statistics Canada says economy contracted in second quarter, estimates drop in July

Statistics Canada says economy contracted in second quarter, estimates drop in July

Statistics Canada building and signs are pictured in Ottawa on Wednesday, July 3, 2019.  THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
A help wanted sign is displayed at car wash in Indianapolis, Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2020. Statistics Canada will reveal this morning how the labour market fared in July as restrictions meant to quell the COVID-19 pandemic were rolled back in many provinces. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Michael Conroy

Economy added 94,000 jobs in July, largely in the services sector: Statistics Canada

Economy added 94,000 jobs in July, largely in the services sector: Statistics Canada

A help wanted sign is displayed at car wash in Indianapolis, Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2020. Statistics Canada will reveal this morning how the labour market fared in July as restrictions meant to quell the COVID-19 pandemic were rolled back in many provinces. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Michael Conroy
People walk by a souvenir store in Old Montreal, Monday, May 24, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes

Statistics Canada says economy appears to have grown in second quarter

Statistics Canada says economy appears to have grown in second quarter

People walk by a souvenir store in Old Montreal, Monday, May 24, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes
People walk by a souvenir store in Old Montreal, Monday, May 24, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes
People walk by a souvenir store in Old Montreal, Monday, May 24, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes
President Joe Biden speaks about the economy and his infrastructure agenda in the State Dining Room of the White House, in Washington, Monday, July 19th, 2021. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Biden wants spending to boost economy, but GOP to block vote

Biden wants spending to boost economy, but GOP to block vote

President Joe Biden speaks about the economy and his infrastructure agenda in the State Dining Room of the White House, in Washington, Monday, July 19th, 2021. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Bank of Canada Governor Tiff Macklem takes part in a news conference at the Bank of Canada in Ottawa on Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Bank of Canada will act to cool inflation if prices run too hot, Macklem says

Specific steps the central bank might take not detailed

Bank of Canada Governor Tiff Macklem takes part in a news conference at the Bank of Canada in Ottawa on Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Bank of Canada Governor Tiff Macklem takes part in a news conference at the Bank of Canada in Ottawa on Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Bank of Canada to update economic outlook, make rate announcement

Central bank likely won’t make major changes

Bank of Canada Governor Tiff Macklem takes part in a news conference at the Bank of Canada in Ottawa on Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Statistics Canada's offices at Tunny's Pasture in Ottawa are shown on March 8, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang

Economy contracted 0.3 per cent in April, biggest hit since early days of pandemic

Economy contracted 0.3 per cent in April, biggest hit since early days of pandemic

Statistics Canada's offices at Tunny's Pasture in Ottawa are shown on March 8, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang
In this May 9, 2019, photo of a General Electric washing machine with a label advertising it was made in America is displayed in retail stores in Cranberry Township, Pa. A new international survey suggests a vast majority of Canadians would prefer to see closer economic ties with the United States than with China. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Keith Srakocic

Canadians consider U.S. a far better economic partner than China, Pew survey suggests

Canadians consider U.S. a far better economic partner than China, Pew survey suggests

In this May 9, 2019, photo of a General Electric washing machine with a label advertising it was made in America is displayed in retail stores in Cranberry Township, Pa. A new international survey suggests a vast majority of Canadians would prefer to see closer economic ties with the United States than with China. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Keith Srakocic
Statistics Canada building and signs are pictured in Ottawa on Wednesday, July 3, 2019.  THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Growth in Canadian household wealth on track to slow down as economy reopens

Growth in Canadian household wealth on track to slow down as economy reopens

Statistics Canada building and signs are pictured in Ottawa on Wednesday, July 3, 2019.  THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Air Transat aircrafts are seen on the tarmac at Montreal-Trudeau International Airport in Montreal, on Wednesday, April 8, 2020. Transat AT Inc. says it is planning to resume flying starting July 30. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson

ATB Financial raises outlook for economic growth in Alberta

ATB Financial raises outlook for economic growth in Alberta

Air Transat aircrafts are seen on the tarmac at Montreal-Trudeau International Airport in Montreal, on Wednesday, April 8, 2020. Transat AT Inc. says it is planning to resume flying starting July 30. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson
ATB Financial (Photo courtesy of ATB)

ATB Financial raises outlook for economic growth in Alberta

Will take until 2023 for Alberta to regain the ground it lost

ATB Financial (Photo courtesy of ATB)
A Statistics Canada building and sign is pictured in Ottawa on Wednesday, July 3, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Economy grew at 5.6% annual rate in first quarter of year, Statistics Canada says

1.1 per cent increase in real gross domestic product in March

A Statistics Canada building and sign is pictured in Ottawa on Wednesday, July 3, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick