Economic analysis

Ont Housing Economy 20170420

What higher interest rates mean for real estate, debt and the economy

Canadians have come to expect ever cheaper debt. An interest rate hike this week would mark the reversal of that trend.
Victoria Real Estate 2

Econo-metrics: The (almost) monster first quarter GDP

Canada’s economy is still being driven by consumption, but there are hopeful signs that businesses are finally starting to invest again

The case of the shrinking productivity gap

Paul Boothe and Mikayla Johnson take on an exercise in statistical sleuthing around the productivity gap.