What's up with Inflation

Nov 22, 2021 |Nick Gill
“High” inflation means different things to different generations. To the earliest baby boomers, the term conjures memories of the double-digit increases of the mid-70s to early-80s and sky-high mortgage rates. For subsequent generations of inflation watchers...
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2021 Federal Budget

May 27, 2021 |Julie Friberg
Chrystia Freeland made history with the recently released 2021 Federal Budget - the first from a female finance minister, the first delivered in a near-empty House of Commons and the first to officially put Canada’s debt into the trillionsphere. To read...
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Vaccine progress brightens outlook for provincial economies

Mar 11, 2021 |Nick Gill
While pandemic uncertainty will take a while longer to clear, the economic picture has brightened materially since our last Provincial Outlook report. The recovery across Canada has been stronger than we expected despite the ferociousness of the second...
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Unfriendly trade winds? Putting the selloff in perspective

Aug 09, 2019 |Nick Gill
Markets swooned worldwide amid a reignition of U.S.-China trade tensions and a sinking Chinese yuan. While the selloff was jarring, some perspective is in order. To read more click here
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2019 Federal Budget

Mar 29, 2019 |Julie Friberg
The Liberal government tabled its pre-election budget on March 19, 2019. The budget announced spending initiatives with a special focus on housing, skills for a changing job market, targeted measures for seniors, new support for zero-emission vehicles...
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Bank of Canada Raises Rates

Jul 12, 2018 |Nick Gill, CFP
Despite trade uncertainty, Bank of Canada raises rates. Please click here to read the the full article from RBC Global Asset Management.
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Tales of the Trans Mountain Pipeline

May 31, 2018 |Nick Gill, CFP
The path from Edmonton to Burnaby spans just over 1,000 kilometres and covers some of the most picturesque landscape in Canada, including the breathtaking Jasper National Park. Since 1953, the Trans Mountain pipeline has occupied this route, carrying...
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Bank of Canada Delivers Balanced Outlook on Canadian Economy

Apr 20, 2018 |Nick Gill, CFP
This week, the BoC elected to hold the overnight lending rate steady at 1.25%. On global growth, the BoC noted it is tracking along modestly stronger than their January forecast with upward revisions to growth and potential output across many advanced...
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2018 Federal Budget

Mar 01, 2018 |Nick Gill
RBC Wealth Management Services was granted access to the Federal Budget lock-up in Ottawa on Feb. 27, 2018. As a result, I’m happy to provide you with the highlights of the key tax measures that are of most interest to Canadian investors. For more details...
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