How the pandemic blew my family budget

Brianna Bell: We bought a house, got a dog and are splurging on groceries. In these stressful pandemic times, maybe a little debt isn’t so bad.

COVID-19 has created a debt crisis for Canadian households

From debt consolidation to consumer proposals here are options to consider

The most important charts to watch in 2019

Our fifth annual bonanza of more than 70 charts to help you make sense of the economy in the year ahead

Kathleen Wynne’s re-election bid is off to a bad start

Jen Gerson: When you are seen to run a financially undisciplined nanny state, a pre-election spending spree is a bad idea

For Canada, 2018 brings an ‘unbelievable’, ‘ridiculously strong’ job market

As Canada’s unemployment rate reaches historic lows, will wage growth finally reawaken inflation?

With a global debt load of $291 trillion, these are dangerous times

Prudence demands that Canada’s governments get back to a financial position that would allow them to respond to the next financial crisis

Congrats, Canadians: You’re world leaders in debt

A new report shows our household credit tally has surpassed Canada’s annual GDP. Have we stopped listening to the warnings?

How Canadian homes became debt traps

From 2017: Canadians have been using their homes as piggy banks. The fallout has begun.

The ballyhooed ‘war on homebuyers’ isn’t real

Regulators have finally realized that Canada is addicted to debt, and are trying to limit the fallout. This is not a bad thing.

The Liberals are spending far more than they said they would

Economist Stephen Gordon unpacks the federal government’s finances to explain why the deficit is so much bigger than Trudeau promised

Why Ontario’s balanced budget is no cause for celebration

Even as big provinces tame their deficits, their debts are piling a huge burden on future generations

Drowning in debt is the new normal in Canada

An expert in consumer insolvency describes what it’s like on the front lines of Canada’s worsening household debt crisis