the economic pulse

A Spotlight on the Labour Market: An Uneven Recovery

Nov 23, 2020 |Dawn Desjardins
RBC’s New Canadian Monthly Macroeconomic Series In the second edition of The Economic Pulse, Dawn Desjardins, RBC’s Deputy Chief Economist takes a closer look at the fragmented recovery of the Canadian labour market and provides her outlook as Canada...
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Canada’s Housing Markets Strong in October Despite Surge in Downtown Condo Supply

Nov 06, 2020 |Robert Hogue

Call it a carbon copy of September: Canada’s largest housing markets remained piping hot last month—at, or near record highs—with suburbs getting much of the action and downtown areas seeing a lot of condos put up for sale.

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Seven Ways COVID-19 Is Affecting Canadian Housing

Oct 30, 2020 |Robert Hogue

Among the seismic shifts the pandemic has spurred across the Canadian economy, few are as profound as those that have rocked Canadian real estate.

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The End of Anonymity? Ensuring Facial Recognition Is Used for Good

Oct 15, 2020 |Andrew Schrumm

Our faces are travelling everywhere, even when we're not.

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8 Ways COVID Will Transform the Economy and Disrupt Every Business

Sep 24, 2020 |John Stackhouse

If there is one lesson from the pandemic of 2020, it may be this: We are biological beings in a digital age.

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How the Throne Speech can help Canada’s recovery

Sep 23, 2020 |RBC Wealth Management

How the Throne Speech can help Canada’s recovery - Featuring Craig Wright, RBC Chief Economist

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How the Next Generation of Entrepreneurs Could Kickstart a Wave of Change

Sep 22, 2020 |John Stackhouse

Get ready for Gen Z entrepreneurs. Here's 5 ways they'll be different.

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COVID Consumer Spending Tracker

Sep 21, 2020 |Colin Guldimann

Many Canadians continued to do routine shopping online, perhaps because of headlines about rising case counts. Back-to-school shopping seemed to exert a less powerful force than in previous years.

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Allen Lau, co-founder and CEO of WattPad

How WattPad is ushering in a new golden age of storytelling

Sep 15, 2020 |John Stackhouse

We've entered a new golden age of storytelling, one that will be co-authored by creator, audience and machine.

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Genomics and the Bio-Revolution: A roadmap for Canada's economic recovery

Sep 08, 2020 |John Stackhouse

John Stackhouse sits down with two of the country's top experts on Genomics; Doctor Rob Annan and Doctor Bettina Hamelin.

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