Executive Summary – Climate Change: Impact and Policy Implications

(Disponible en français : Résumé – Les changements climatiques : Leurs répercussions et leur incidence sur les politiques) Unprecedented global warming has been observed in recent decades. Around the world, mean air and water temperatures have increased, amounts of snow and ice have diminished, and sea levels have risen. Canada is no exception: our mean…

Health Outcomes During Pandemics in Different Population Groups in Canada

Revised on 19 May 2020, 10:50 a.m. Any substantive changes in this HillNote that have been made since the preceding issue are indicated in bold print. (Disponible en français : Résultats cliniques dans différentes populations au Canada lors de pandémies) On 11 March 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) characterized the outbreak of COVID-19, the disease caused…

Biannual Update on The Canadian Economy: Third and Fourth Quarters of 2019

(Disponible en français : Bilan semestriel de l’économie canadienne : les troisième et quatrième trimestres de 2019) This HillNote presents selected indicators in relation to the Canadian economy, and highlights key trends covering the third and fourth quarters of 2019. Over that period, Canadian real gross domestic product (GDP) continued to grow, but at a lower rate…

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Economic Indicators: A Graphical Look at Canada’s Economy

(Disponible en français : Indicateurs économiques : une vision graphique de l’économie canadienne) Like other nations, Canada and its economy are ever-changing. In part, these changes can be assessed by examining what are sometimes characterized as key economic indicators. In chart form, this HillNote uses the most recent annual or monthly data, as appropriate, to…