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External risks more acute for Canada than in recent past: IMF

Single homes in Vancouver nudge mark where prices can fall: board

Recession a possibility by end of 2020: U.S. biz economists

How Trump’s teaser jobs tweet moved markets

American manufacturing on 21-month winning streak

U.S. unemployment rate at 18-year low

U.S. removes steel, aluminum tariff exemption for Canada, Mexico

Canada’s Q1 GDP growth lowest in almost two years

U.S. growth revised down to 2.2% in Q1

BoC holds key rate at 1.25%, but hints at hikes to come