Proof Point: Why has U.S. consumer spending been so much more resilient than Canada's?
November 29, 2023
The U.S. economy has significantly outperformed Canada this year, largely fueled by soaring consumer spending that has yet to slow.
Proof Point: Closing Canada’s infrastructure gap could boost Indigenous output by up to 17%
November 15, 2023
It is well-known that Canada is one of the most educated countries in the world, with the second highest share of adults aged 25 to 34 with tertiary education
Proof Point: For Canada, slower growth in China is a manageable risk
October 18, 2023
China’s cooling economy is on a growing list of concerns when it comes to the outlook for Canada.
Proof Point: The ranks of Canadian entrepreneurs are shrinking
October 5, 2023
Entrepreneurship is becoming less enticing for Canadians. With Canada’s aging population, as more small business owners exit, there will be fewer nascent businesses to take their place.
Proof Point: International students have a fast track to Canadian employment
September 7, 2023
For newcomers, a Canadian education is a key stepping stone to labour market success. For Canada, the international student stream is a more efficient source of immigration—and a key to unlocking labour productivity.
Proof Point: Canadian millennials have the smallest cushion against job losses
August 23, 2023
If job losses rise in this group, strength in consumer activity will most certainly erode.
Proof Point: Soaring construction costs will hamper Canada’s homebuilding ambitions
June 27, 2023
Canada’s residential construction price index has soared 51% since the start of the pandemic, putting new pressure on home prices.
Proof Point: Food inflation will slow, but don’t expect prices to drop
June 14, 2023
Food prices have already soared by 18% over the past two years, adding to Canadians’ grocery bills.