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Pandemic restrictions weigh on U.S. consumers

Retail sales stateside are "very disappointing," BMO says

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Wholesale sector thrives amid second wave of Covid-19

In October, sales were up 3.3% from pre-pandemic levels

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Federal wage subsidy may cost more this year than planned

The budget officer's estimate surpasses that of the federal government

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Annual pace of inflation climbs to 1% in November, StatsCan says

Home prices and rent drove the increase

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Canada must fight to retain talent after Biden enters White House, Macklem says

Protectionist policies and attitudes toward U.S. President Donald Trump helped Canada land global talent

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Cottage country leads price gains as home sales surge 32.1% in November

Canada's real estate market is on pace for an annual sales record

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TD revises 2021 GDP forecasts higher

A combination of vaccines and ongoing fiscal support will power the rebound

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Economy set to recover slowly in 2021

RBC expects the economy to bounce back to pre-pandemic levels by the end of next year

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Home prices to continue to climb in 2021 as unmet demand carries over: Royal LePage

The forecast comes after a year when the real estate market defied expectations

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Fed to weigh further options for aiding U.S. economy in peril

The central bank's policy meeting coincides with a record-shattering resurgence of the coronavirus

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Household debt creeps higher

Debt increased to 170.7% in the third quarter, says StatsCan

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Research finds millennials most vulnerable to economic impact of Covid-19

Millennials are less likely to bounce back than older generations, StatsCan finds

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BoC bond-buying program faces misconceptions

A deputy governor of the Bank of Canada provides detail on its bond-buying program

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Budget officer raises red flags over Liberals’ $100B stimulus plan

Parliamentary budget officer Yves Giroux says he's concerned by the lack of detail

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Stock market recovery boosts foreign investment position

International assets hit record highs in Q3, StatsCan reported

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Non-bank mortgage lenders offered relief in Q2

StatsCan reports non-bank lenders granted payment holidays to $25.4 billion worth of mortgages

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U.S. consumer prices up 0.2% in November as energy costs rise

Inflation has been dormant for most of the past decade, allowing the Fed to push interest rates to ultra-low levels

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ECB announces 500 billion euros in stimulus

Announcement comes as Covid-19 related shutdowns hurt pre-Christmas sales revenue

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Moody’s has negative outlook for provinces in 2021

Provinces will feel economic pinch in 2021 due to pandemic spending, oil prices

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Housing market to take step back in 2021: Fitch

Demand is expected to suffer amid higher unemployment, declining rents and stress test requirements


BoC warns of bumpy economic start to 2021 as it keeps key rate on hold

The central bank plans to continue buying about $4 billion in bonds per week

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Business group urges feds to give Canadians a GST holiday

The temporary elimination of GST/HST is among 30 recommendations made by the Canadian Chamber of Commerce

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E-signatures get boost from pandemic

MFDA to continue accepting documents from dealers in electronic format

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A downgraded Canada faces further rating pressure: Fitch

Without growing revenues, federal spending plans could weigh on Canada's AA rating

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Why growth could surprise to the upside

A report from CIBC says the Bank of Canada’s outlook may be overly pessimistic