The Canadian Economy in Turbulent Times

Revised on 28 July 2020, 8:35 a.m. (Disponible en français : L’économie canadienne dans la tourmente) Over its history, Canada’s economy has been affected by major international and domestic events such as financial crises, pandemics, international conflicts and environmental incidents. For example, in 1907 a credit crisis began in the United States, spread to Canada…

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…