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Canadian Forecast and Custom Analysis

The Conference Board of Canada’s Canadian Forecast and Custom Analysis division produces a wide range of analysis on the Canadian economy, from quick takes on the latest economic news to a 25-year quarterly forecast for 2,000 economic variables. If you are looking for answers to a specific research question, our team has extensive experience in economic analysis and forecasting and in creating custom econometric models.

The Quick Take

Good Employment Growth Hides Weak Details

August 10, 2018 | Cory Renner

Retail Sales Rebound and Inflation Moves Higher

July 20, 2018 | Alicia Macdonald

Bank of Canada Hikes Rates

July 11, 2018 | Alicia Macdonald

Data

GDP (%)
April 2018, CANSIM
0.1

Projected GDP Growth (%)
Q2 2018, CBoC
0.5

Employment, Canada
June 2018, CANSIM
54,000

Projected Employment Growth
Q2 2018, CBoC
26,200

Merchandise Exports (%)
June 2018, CANSIM
0.1

Overnight Rate
July 2018, BoC
1.5

CPI (%, YoY)
June 2018, CANSIM
2.5

Building Permits (%, YoY)
April 2018, CANSIM
3.0

Retail Sales (%)
May 2018, CANSIM
2.0

Consumer Confidence
July 2018, CBoC
0.1

Business Confidence
Q1 2018, CBoC
6.9

Leading Index
July 2018, CBoC
0.4

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Canadian Economics Team

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Matthew Stewart
Director

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Alicia Macdonald
Principal Economist

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Doris Chu
Senior Economist

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Daniel Fields
Economist

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Robyn Gibbard
Economist

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Cory Renner
Economist