Down To Business Podcast: 'Amazing Economic Opportunity For Canada' In Joe Biden'S Green Plan - [2021-04-07 2H3Auq]


## How the often neglected hewers of wood and drawers of water are saving Canada some pain: Kevin Carmichael
[The hewers of wood and drawers of water who built Canada’s economy are no longer big employers, but the COVID-19 recession would have been a lot worse without them. Canada exported goods worth about $50 billion in February, exceeding pre-pandemic …](https://financialpost.com/news/economy/how-the-often-neglected-hewers-of-wood-and-drawers-of-water-are-saving-canada-some-pain)
## Enbridge sees oilsands spending rising after a year-long freeze: Geoffrey Morgan
[CALGARY – North America’s largest pipeline company Enbridge Inc. believes spending is projected to ramp back up in the oilsands, after taking a hit during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic. “Did COVID change the oil markets? I think it did, yes,…](https://financialpost.com/commodities/energy/oil-gas/enbridge-sees-oilsands-spending-rising-after-a-year-long-freeze)
## BMO sees pent-up demand driving an even better economic recovery: Geoff Zochodne
[The chief executive of Bank of Montreal says they see a rip-roaring recovery this year for both the economies of the United States and Canada, with the lender’s latest forecast improving over earlier calls. “As the key areas of the economy reopen…](https://financialpost.com/news/economy/bmo-sees-pent-up-demand-driving-an-even-better-economic-recovery)
## The pandemic exposed flaws in Canada's economic system. Fixing them won't be easy: Kevin Carmichael
[After a year of living with COVID-19, Postmedia is taking an in-depth look at the significant social, institutional and economic issues the pandemic has brought to light in Canada — and more importantly, how we can finally begin to solve them. You can find ou…](https://financialpost.com/news/postpandemic/the-pandemic-exposed-flaws-in-canadas-economic-system-fixing-them-wont-be-easy)
## Posthaste: 'Seismic shift' coming to Canada's oil and gas industry could wipe out 450,000 jobs, economists warn: Pamela Heaven
[Posthaste: 'Seismic shift' coming to Canada's oil and gas industry could wipe out 450,000 jobs, economists warnfinancialpost.com](https://financialpost.com/executive/executive-summary/posthaste-seismic-shift-coming-to-canadas-oil-and-gas-industry-could-wipe-out-450000-jobs-economists-warn)
## Three possible Transat suitors say they are not interested in acquiring struggling airline: Stefanie Marotta
[At least three potential bidders for Transat AT Inc. say they are not currently interested in acquiring the tour operator after Air Canada terminated its deal to purchase the struggling company late last week. Since the deal fell apart, Montreal-b…](https://financialpost.com/news/three-possible-transat-suitors-say-they-are-not-interested-in-acquiring-struggling-airline)
## Allan Lanthier: Yes, we should tax capital gains on principal residences: Special to Financial Post
[Allan Lanthier: Yes, we should tax capital gains on principal residencesfinancialpost.com](https://financialpost.com/opinion/allan-lanthier-yes-we-should-tax-capital-gains-on-principal-residences)
## Down to Business podcast: 'Amazing economic opportunity for Canada' in Joe Biden's green plan: Gabriel Friedman
[U.S. President Joe Biden announced a plan last week that calls for US$2 trillion of investment in infrastructure upgrades, about half of which are focused on clean technology and the transition to a low carbon economy. So what does this massive sp…](https://financialpost.com/commodities/energy/renewables/down-to-business-podcast-amazing-economic-opportunity-for-canada-in-joe-bidens-green-plan)
## Optimism over Canada and U.S. economies is overdone: David Rosenberg: Larysa Harapyn
[David Rosenberg, Chief Economist and Strategist at Rosenberg Research, talks to Financial Post’s Larysa Harapyn about where the economy and inflation are going and Canada’s hot housing market.

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