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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

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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