Economic Outlook

Stephen Poloz. (Photograph by Jessica Deeks)

Stephen Poloz on economic dangers ahead, staying positive and lessons from Star Trek

The former Bank of Canada governor talks with Marie-Danielle Smith about his new book, the politics of inflation, and how a near-death experience changed his outlook on life
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In an election year, Canadians are suddenly very worried about the economy

More than half of Canadians feel the economy is in recession (it’s not) as the optimism of a year ago fades, according to Pollara’s annual economy survey
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Why austerity may be wrecking the recovery

Tamsin McMahon explains why there’s a growing chorus of opposition to the fiscal straitjacket
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Small but manageable or big and controversial?

Jim Flaherty says not to worry about the deficit, but the numbers offer cause for concern
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Budget ’09: Economic Outlook

Big spending, but a cloudy future still looms