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

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
Squeezed to death

Why austerity may be wrecking the recovery

Tamsin McMahon explains why there’s a growing chorus of opposition to the fiscal straitjacket

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