Economists Say Ottawa Must Pull More Levers To Fix The Economy


Economists say Ottawa must pull more levers to fix the economy: Vanmala Subramaniam



Rate cuts are on the horizon, but many believe they may only solve Canada's short-term economic challenges

Canada slips out of list of world’s ten least-corrupt countries after SNC-Lavalin scandal: Colin McClelland



The country was ranked 12th of 180 countries on Berlin-based Transparency International’s 2019 Corruption Perceptions Index

George Soros commits $1 billion to start global university to fight climate change: Bloomberg News



The Open Society University Network will offer an international platform for teaching and research, the 89-year-old said Thursday

More retail chains are closing in Canada, but it’s not a sign of the ‘retail apocalypse’ just yet: Julia Mastroianni



All 76 Carlton Cards and Payprus stores will close in Canada, as will 24 Bench store locations

Who pays for Harry and Meghan’s security in Canada?: Special to Financial Post



Questions remain about the Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s financial independence

Former Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf banned from industry for life, to pay $17.5 million over sales scandal: Bloomberg News



Carrie Tolstedt, who led Wells Fargo's community bank for a decade, faces a penalty of as much as $25 million

‘They’re not going away overnight’: RBC CEO says fossil fuels are necessary in shift to green economy: Bloomberg News



David McKay says calls for immediate end to fossil-fuel investment stems from a lack of a clear path to reaching global climate-change goals

Greta Thunberg should get an economics degree before she lectures leaders on climate change, Steven Mnuchin says: Reuters



'Is she the chief economist? I'm confused... After she goes and studies economics in college, she can come back and explain that to us,' U.S. Treasury Secretary said

Why the Bank of Canada is suddenly concerned about economic growth: Larysa Harapyn



Financial Post columnist Kevin Carmichael on the key takeaways of the Bank of Canada’s rate hold and economic forecast

These unfair tax policies are putting a burden on women and seniors and need to be changed now: Ted Rechtshaffen



Ted Rechtshaffen: Some political titan needs to fix these four offending policies

Scotiabank CEO sees ‘significant’ prospects for scaled-back bank to grow again: Bloomberg News



Scotiabank now has scale and competitive advantages in six core markets — Canada, the U.S. and Mexico, Peru, Chile and Colombia

AER lays off dozens of senior staff as board and Alberta government review embattled regulator: Geoffrey Morgan



'What is happening right now is not related to the (provincial government’s) review,' energy regulator says

BMO buying algorithmic trading provider Clearpool: zkhanpm



Boosting its electronic trading platform

Three Canadian cities rank among world’s 10 most family-friendly cities — but Toronto and Vancouver didn’t make the cut: Special to Financial Post



Canada and Sweden were the only two countries to land more than one city in the top 10, according to a survey conducted by Movinga

The reason Burger King put the Impossible Whopper on the value menu — sales are slipping: Bloomberg News



The slowdown is not stopping the chain from continuing to use the item as a lure for diners, however

Canada should follow U.S. Treasury’s lead and issue 20-year bonds, Sun Life says: Bloomberg News



Exploring new maturities could make sense at a time when Canada anticipates greater-than-expected deficits

Bank of Canada holds key interest rate but cuts growth forecasts: Kevin Carmichael



Kevin Carmichael: Policy makers will be watching closely to see if the slump is more persistent than expected

Bank of Canada maintains interest rate: Read the official statement: Financial Post Staff



Bank of Canada holds its key interest rate at 1.75 per cent

Stock market bonanza due for ‘interruption’ of 5% to 10% in 2020 — podcast: Emily Jackson



Episode 38 in a weekly podcast from the Financial Post

Bank of Canada seen holding rates until Stephen Poloz’s exit in June — here’s why: Bloomberg News



But don’t forget — David Dodge cut rates in his final decision as governor in 2008



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