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Canadian dollar weakened but not headed for historical lows

Mar 27, 2020 |Josh Nye

Canadian dollar traded below 70 cents this week, but don't dust off “Northern Peso" references

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BoC cuts rates and joins the QE club

Mar 27, 2020 |Josh Nye

The Bank of Canada lowered its overnight rate to 0.25% this morning and launched a new program of weekly government bond purchases that represents the bank’s first foray into quantitative easing.

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Federal fiscal support: phase one done but a long way to go

Mar 24, 2020 |RBC Economics

Canada's phase one of the COVID-19 fiscal stimulus was launched only a week ago and already it appears that it isn't enough.

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COVID-19’s threat to Canada’s vulnerable workers

Mar 23, 2020 |Andrew Agopsowicz

Measures to stem the spread of COVID-19, while essential to protect the population, have temporarily wiped out demand for services, taking an immediate heavy toll on Canadian labour markets.

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Bank of Canada Commits to Do What’s Necessary to Keep System Running

Bank of Canada commits to do what’s necessary to keep system running

Mar 18, 2020 |Dawn Desjardins

The Bank of Canada Governor did not make any new policy announcements today but ran through the long list of policies put in place to support the financial system and ensure that credit is available to households and businesses.

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Phase One COVID-19 Stimulus Mostly Helps Households

Phase one COVID-19 stimulus mostly helps households

Mar 18, 2020 |Colin Guldimann

Canada's federal government announced a stimulus package of $27 billion (1.2% of GDP) in direct spending, and $55 billion (2.4%) in tax deferrals for individuals and businesses.

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How the Wealthy Barber manages emotions when it comes to investing

Mar 12, 2020 |David Chilton

Author and investor David Chilton offers tips for dealing with market turbulence.

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SheEO embraces radical generosity for female entrepreneurs

Mar 09, 2020 |RBC Wealth Management

SheEO is a Toronto-based non-profit with a crowdfunding-style business model that provides backing to female entrepreneurs.

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Longevity and legacy: Will Canada's aging population change the way we give?

Mar 09, 2020 |RBC Wealth Management

While charitable giving and legacy planning are top of mind for Canadian women, longevity risk continues to pose a challenge.

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Brain health and legacy: What you and your heirs need to know

Mar 08, 2020 |RBC Wealth Management

Olympian Rosie MacLennan talks about the importance of brain health and protecting your legacy.

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