Canadian economy Archives - The Industry Spread

Monetary Policy Report Press Conference Opening Statement

July 11, 2019

The Canadian economy is returning to potential growth. However, the outlook is clouded by persistent trade tensions. Taken together, the degree of accommodation being provided by the current policy interest rate remains appropriate.

Stephen S Poloz: Turbulent times for trade

April 4, 2019

Canada’s economic growth slowed late last year, and this weakness is extending into 2019. Part of this is due to developments in our oil sector and in our housing sector, but the broader effects of trade uncertainty on investment are clearly there.