economy

Economy grew 4.5% in May, Statistics Canada says

Economy grew 4.5% in May, Statistics Canada says

 

Trade, technology and security at risk in US-China feud

BEIJING — They have the largest economies in the world. They spend…

  • Jul 27, 2020

 

Bank of Canada set to make rate announcement, release economic outlook

OTTAWA — The Bank of Canada will make its latest interest rate…

 

Economy adds 953,000 jobs in June, unemployment rate falls

OTTAWA — Statistics Canada says the economy added nearly one million jobs…

Trade deficit narrowed in May as exports rose and imports fell again

OTTAWA — Statistics Canada says the country’s merchandise trade deficit narrowed in…

Red Deer chamber of commerce lauds corporate tax cut

Alberta corporate tax cut reduced to eight per cent to boost economy

  • Jun 30, 2020

Statistics Canada says economy posted record 11.6 per cent plunge in April

OTTAWA — Statistics Canada says the economy saw its largest monthly drop…

Kenney says ambitious, long-term Alberta economy reboot plan coming Monday

Kenney says ambitious, long-term Alberta economy reboot plan coming Monday

Statistics Canada says wholesale sales posted record plunge in April

OTTAWA — Statistics Canada says wholesale sales fell by a record 21.6…

Federal economics and fiscal ‘snapshot’ coming July 8: Trudeau

Federal economics and fiscal ‘snapshot’ coming July 8: Trudeau

Virus pummels global economy, jobs – even without 2nd wave

PARIS — The virus crisis has triggered the worst global recession in…

  • Jun 10, 2020

Trudeau to offer premiers billions to help reopen the economy safely

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is to offer premiers billions in…

Survey: 43% of Red Deer area businesses do not plan to rehire once COVID crisis ends

Red Deer and District Chamber of commerce surveys local businesses

Bank of Canada keeps key interest rate target on hold at 0.25%

OTTAWA — The Bank of Canada is keeping its key interest rate…

Statistics Canada says first-quarter GDP worst showing since 2009

OTTAWA — Statistics Canada says the economy in the first quarter had…

Provinces set to ease restrictions Monday as death toll increases

OTTAWA — Provinces across the country are set to begin easing COVID-19…

C.D. Howe’s Business Cycle Council says country has entered a recession

TORONTO — The C.D. Howe Institute’s Business Cycle Council says Canada has…

NewsAlert: Bank of Canada cuts key interest rate to 0.25 per cent

OTTAWA — The Bank of Canada is cutting its key interest target…

Parliamentary budget officer reports on potential fiscal, economic cost of pandemic

OTTAWA — Canadians will get an idea today of what the COVID-19…

Statistics Canada says economic growth slowed to 0.3% annual pace in Q4

OTTAWA — Statistics Canada says economic growth slowed in the fourth quarter…