Economy

Columnists
Aug 13, 2009

Predicting the shape of economic recovery

I seek out Canadian economist Jeff Rubin to get beyond the ABCs now that "U," "V" and the dreaded double-dipping "W" are no longer letters but the shapes of predicted economic recovery.
Columnists
Aug 12, 2009

Nova Scotia measures economic reality

How we count things up says a great deal about us. The GDP is like a household that counts only its income and ignores expenses, debts, what the kids need and myriad other things.
Columnists
Aug 4, 2009

Down is up says the Bank of Canada

According to the Bank of Canada, down is up. What most people see as an economy in decline conceals a "nascent" recovery, with real growth starting in the last six months of this year.
News
Jul 22, 2009

Mind the gap: Fixing Canada's EI system

Susan Peters
As the recession affects the working lives of people like Kendra, Ted and Lance, who are excluded from Canada's system of employment insurance, the debate grows. The second in a two-part series.
Columnists
Jul 14, 2009

The perils of financial memory loss

Wouldn't it be nice to get back to the way things used to be? That kind of wishful thinking was behind the financial markets' exuberant but short-lived rebound in the spring.

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