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The Quick Take

Insights on the latest issues in the Canadian economy.

Bank of Canada Hikes Rates

July 11, 2018 | Alicia Macdonald

Exports Stall, Imports Rise in May

July 6, 2018 | Doris Chu

Retail Sales Fall and Inflation Moderates

June 22, 2018 | Alicia Macdonald

Gasoline Prices Drive Inflation Higher

May 18, 2018 | Alicia Macdonald

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Gasoline Prices Drive Inflation Higher

April 20, 2018 | Alicia Macdonald

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Bank of Canada Holds Rates Steady as Caution Prevails

April 18, 2018 | Alicia Macdonald

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Canada’s GDP Contracts in January

March 29, 2018 | Alicia Macdonald

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Alberta Reveals its Six-Year Plan to Balance

March 26, 2018 | Daniel Fields

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Inflation Jumps 0.5 Percentage Points in February

March 23, 2018 | Alicia Macdonald

Data

GDP (%)
April 2018, CANSIM
0.1

Projected GDP Growth (%)
Q2 2018, CBoC
0.5

Employment, Canada
June 2018, CANSIM
31,800

Projected Employment Growth
Q2 2018, CBoC
26,200

Merchandise Exports (%)
May 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
June 2018, CBoC
4.5

Business Confidence
Q1 2018, CBoC
6.9

Leading Index
June 2018, CBoC
1

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