How Carbon Capture Can Help a Net Zero Strategy, and Boost the Economy
November 25, 2020
Early investment in Carbon Capture, Utilization and Storage (CCUS) projects could help Canada meet its ambitious net zero goals.
Canadian Women Continue to Exit the Labour Force
November 19, 2020
There's a growing divergence between Canadian men and women in the labour force and the response to the economic crisis varies across different cohorts of women.
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COVID Consumer Spending Tracker
November 30, 2020
RBC Economics provides a snapshot of how the COVID-19 pandemic has altered Canadian consumer spending.
Canada Federal Budget Update to Spill More Red Ink
November 27, 2020
The federal government's fall budget update is expected to add more red ink to Ottawa's bottom line. RBC Economics expects the deficit to be $370 billion for 2020-21.
A Spotlight on the Labour Market: An Uneven Recovery
November 20, 2020
RBC Deputy Chief Economist, Dawn Desjardins, looks at the fragmented recovery of the Canadian labour market.
Pandemic Drills Historic Hole into Quebec’s Budget
November 13, 2020
Quebec is headed toward a record $15 billion deficit (3.4% of GDP) as it spends heavily to deal with the pandemic.
The Balancing Act: Containment vs. Recovery
November 12, 2020
Until a vaccine is widely available, governments face a tough balancing act between containing the virus's spread and keeping the economy open.