Canada Has Strong Population Growth But Poor Productivity: OECD

Canada’s growth strategy is ineffective, and actually putting it further behind. That’s the general takeaway from the OECD’s 2024 Economic Outlook for Canada. The intergovernmental organization representing advanced economies, congratulates the country on its record population growth. It’s unclear how this occurs with low real GDP growth and rising unemployment, but the agency has a […]

This Week’s Top Stories: Canadian Mortgage Problems & Toronto’s Unemployment Boom

Time for your cheat sheet on this week’s top stories. Canadian Real Estate Canadian Mortgage Delinquencies Rise 24%, Ontario Hits $1 Billion: Equifax Canada’s credit bubble may finally be reaching its crescendo. Credit rating agency Equifax notes the national mortgage delinquency rate is lower than Q1 2020. However, more expensive regions like BC and Ontario […]