Canadian Cities

Five Canadian cities most at risk due to COVID-19’s impact on the accommodation and food services sector

In the coming months, more than 1.3 million jobs in the accommodation and food services sector will be affected by the COVID-19 outbreak in Canada. This represents approximately 7 per cent of all Canadian jobs. However, the economic impact on the sector will be felt unevenly across the country because economic regions are specialized in different industries.

Blog, March 31, 2020

Metropolitan housing starts: March 2020

The metropolitan housing provides the recent trends in housing starts for 29 metropolitan areas and expectations for starts over both the short and long term. There are six census metropolitan areas (CMAs) with positive short- and long-term expectations.

Report, March 23, 2020

Global growth is slowing, and Canada is not immune. After a tough start to 2019, the Canadian economy bounced strongly in the second quarter. Although the headline growth number was impressive, the gain was entirely driven by the trade sector, as final domestic demand contracted—the third decline in four quarters.