The long and winding road to recovery

Sep 13, 2021 |Craig Wright, Dawn Desjardins and Nathan Janzen

The spread of the Delta variant of COVID-19 and slow vaccination rates in many emerging market economies created another detour in the road to recovery for the global economy.

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Preparing Indigenous youth for a digital future

Sep 03, 2021 |RBC Economics

Over the next decade, 750,000 Indigenous youth will move through the education system and into early careers. What will they need to thrive?

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The Coming Creativity Boom: How human ingenuity will power the 2020s

Jul 30, 2021 |Trinh Theresa Do, Sonya Bell, Andrew Schrumm

We spent months talking to experts about why creativity is a competitive advantage. Throughout this report, you’ll hear from them directly.

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Inclusive recovery is imperative for Canada’s labour market

Jun 10, 2021 |Rannella Billy-Ochieng’

Finding ways to better engage the skills of visible minority workers could boost GDP by close to $30 billion per year.

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Canadian housing markets take a slight dip but remain strong

May 11, 2021 |Robert Hogue

Inventories generally remain low, leaving few options for buyers to fight over and fueling widespread bidding wars.

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House prices spiked further across Canada, despite more sellers

Apr 19, 2021 |Robert Hogue

Soaring prices and the start of the spring season attracted more sellers, according to early reports from local real estate boards.

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How Canada can thrive in a new global trade landscape

Mar 31, 2021 |Naomi Powell

The world’s supply chains have endured many blows this century: 9/11, the global financial crisis, the Fukushima earthquake, Brexit. But even in that context, the past year stands out.

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Vaccines Put Global Economy on Recovery Track

Mar 19, 2021 |Craig Wright, Dawn Desjardins and Nathan Janzen

The outlook for the global economy improved significantly as vaccine production and distribution ramped up with real GDP expected to increase by 5½% in 2021.

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And Now the Reset: 9 ways COVID has changed consumers, and business, for the decade ahead

Mar 15, 2021 |John Stackhouse

As the pandemic crosses the one-year mark, its early lessons are proving to have remarkable staying power.

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COVID Further Clouded the Outlook for Canadian Women at Risk of Disruption

Mar 04, 2021 |Dawn Desjardins & Carrie Freestone

Almost half a million Canadian women who lost their jobs during the pandemic hadn’t returned to work as of January.

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