economic growth

A view of Times Square hours ahead of the implementation of 'New York State on PAUSE' executive order as the coronavirus continues to spread across the United States on March 22, 2020, in New York City. The World Health Organization declared coronavirus (COVID-19) a global pandemic on March 11th. (Photo by Noam Galai/Getty Images)

The end of economic growth

What economies face now may not be solely a coronavirus-triggered meltdown. As devastating as the coming recession—or depression—is likely to be, the health crisis is exacerbating problems in a system that was already under strain.

Is everything getting better or worse? Yes.

Scott Gilmore: Your news feed may be an ‘unrelenting fire hose of doom.’ But the bigger picture might not be so desperate.

If the economy is so great, why do we feel so bad?

By most measures, Canada’s economy is rocking. Politicians are making it worse.

The leaders are all discussing the economy. And missing the point.

Evan Solomon and Jack Mintz discuss the real economic issue that’s been missing from the election: how to keep growth going

Welcome to the economy’s big unwind

If you feel like you’ve heard the latest news about the economy before, you’re not imagining things

A First Nations fix

A First Nations fix

How a small group of reserves plans to borrow a page from big government to fuel economic growth

Is the BoC wearing beer goggles?

Why Bank of Canada projections on Canada’s economic growth look exceedingly optimistic


We’re number… 15?

Kevin Carmichael checks one of the Harper government’s favourite rallying cries.

What does a trade deficit mean for GDP? Not much.

Net exports fell in three of the last four phases of economic expansion

The China crisis

The country’s citizens need only look around to see monuments to their leaders’ hubris

Europe on growth: All together now?

Suddenly, everyone wants to change the tune from ‘austerity’ to ‘growth’

The lost decade of Canadian exports

We have a problem, and it dates back to well before the Great Recession