COVID-19 In Canada: A Conversation with Dr. Gigi Osler

No one has been untouched by the global pandemic and there remains much uncertainty on the way forward for us. Dr. Gigi Osler joins my colleagues and I, to share the facts and dispel the myths that surround COVID-19 in Canada, while providing insight into what to expect going forward.

Along with being a busy ENT (Otolaryngology-Head and Neck) surgeon in Winnipeg, Dr. Osler is an Assistant Professor at the University of Manitoba and has helped train numerous medical students and residents.

Some of her current, local, provincial, and national medical leadership positions include:

2018-19 President of the Canadian Medical Association

Past Chair of the Physician Health and Wellness Committee and past Chair of the Section of Otolaryngology for Doctors Manitoba

Recipient of the 2017 Health or Safety Promotion Award from Doctors Manitoba

Long bonds for the long-term investor

September 28, 2023 |Atul Bhatia, CFA

Higher yields mean individuals with long investment horizons may find opportunities in longer-maturity U.S. Treasury bonds.

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Is an economic soft landing on the schedule?

September 22, 2023 |Thomas Garretson, CFA

Fed projections suggest rates have neared cruising altitude. However, turbulence remains. We explain what the Fed’s actions may mean for investors.

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Recharging the energy transition?

September 21, 2023 |Frédérique Carrier

As the energy security imperative rejuvenates the green energy shift, we explore the challenges ahead and illuminate the opportunities that may emerge.

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Signs of reacceleration in Canadian inflation in August

Signs of reacceleration in Canadian inflation in August

September 20, 2023 |Claire Fan and Abbey Xu
Higher prices at the pump pushed Canadian headline inflation rate up. Food costs are still high but growing at a slower pace. Mortgage interest costs continue to drive a disproportionate share of headline price growth. But the Bank of Canada’s preferred...
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U.S. inflation picked up in August on surging energy prices

U.S. inflation picked up in August on surging energy prices

September 18, 2023 |Claire Fan and Abbey Xu

RBC Economics provides a monthly analysis of the key indicators on price trends in the United States.

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Can China reboot its economy?

Can China reboot its economy?

September 14, 2023 |Frédérique Carrier

With China stuck in a morass of low economic growth, we look at how the country is attempting a course correction and how to position global equity portfolios.

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hiker facing fork in path

Do investors have an alternative to TINA?

September 07, 2023 |Kelly Bogdanova

Equities have long ruled the roost on the idea “there is no alternative”—aka TINA. But surging bond yields mean it’s time for a closer look at fixed income.

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The income is back in fixed income

September 07, 2023 |Mikhial Pasic, CFA and Joseph Wu, CFA

With bond yields near or above the return targets in many financial plans, we think fixed income should play a bigger role in portfolios.

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