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Economic

Canada’s debt-to-income ratio will stabilize: BoC’s Wilkins

Feds to post deficits $8B bigger than expected in next 2 years: PBO

Gas and air ticket prices help push Canada’s inflation rate to 2.3%

More Economic

Trudeau, Trump talk trade and NAFTA

Consumer spending to boost China’s growth

Toronto area home sales down 35%, Montreal up 5%

How a U.S. trade war could affect markets

Economic news to watch next week

Morneau, WTO weigh in on Trump’s planned tariffs

Budget shows feds are behind on infrastructure spending

In 2017, Canadian economy grew more than twice as fast as 2016

TD hikes dividend as Q1 earnings beat estimates, AUM grows

Tax cuts boost U.S. incomes, but spending increase modest

U.S. end-of-year growth at 2.5%

Morneau defends budget’s scant focus on U.S. tax reforms