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Capital Economics on the Canadian economy: Housing downturn to hit hard

Capital Economics back at it again Just a few weeks after releasing a controversial report suggesting that Canadian real estate was heading for a significant correction, Capital Economics is once again back at it, this time suggesting that this same … Continue reading

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Conference Board on housing; OECD leading indicators show a slowdown in emerging markets

Conference Board weighs in on housing The Conference Board of Canada has published their Metropolitan Outlook for 2011 (subscription required to read report).  While the outlook for each city is interesting, I was drawn to their macro outlook for Canada … Continue reading

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Canadian employment picture brightens…but questions remain

Employment picture brightens Stats Canada released the latest job figures today: Employment edged up for the second consecutive month in December, with an increase of 22,000. The unemployment rate held steady at 7.6%. Compared with December 2009, employment increased by … Continue reading

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