Your top financial and economic news for Oct. 16
Plant in in Bramalea, Ont. to close and move to the U.S.
A close look at why the government thinks the plunging loonie will kick-start manufacturing
Stats show reports of Canada’s renaissance of manufacturing have been exaggerated
The Asian power could instead extend relief to sluggish manufacturers
What 2014 could bring after years of losing manufacturing jobs to low-cost Asia
New research links property prices to the decline in manufacturing employment
Old cost advantages are gone and it’s time for innovation
BRAMPTON, Ont. – Finance Minister Jim Flaherty has announced a two-year extension to a program that allows manufacturers write off eligible investments in new machinery faster.
Details of the plan…
Stephen Gordon considers Dutch Disease
OTTAWA – Canada’s factory sector continues to largely miss out on the economic expansion, suffering an unexpected downturn in June that will likely drag down growth during the just past…
Stephen Gordon on why Canada’s much-talked-about affliction is actually a blessing
Stephen Gordon looks at the numbers—and zooms out
Thomas Mulcair talks to the Toronto Star.
“We’re always going to have a resource-based economy. We always have had and always will have . . . We also had a …
Mark Carney takes on the Dutch Disease debate.
Some regard Canada’s wealth of natural resources as a blessing. Others see it as a curse. The latter look at the global …
3D printing has a dark side