If you have a mortgage, you’ve felt it; the rapid rise in the policy interest rate this year has led banks to charge higher interest rates.
The official figures are out, but you probably already felt it in your wallet. The growth of the Consumer Price Index remained steady at 6.9% in October.
Instead of asking for bigger health care cheques, the provinces should band together to request tax points from the federal government.
Anyone looking to buy a home has felt it: prices have skyrocketed in recent years. A good portion of the problem comes from the fact that supply has not kept up with growing demand in recent years.
The Bank of Canada is continuing its fight against inflation. The policy interest rate was increased by 0.5 percentage points this morning, from 3.25% to 3.75%.
The Quebec economy has a problem. Despite the jubilation of certain politicians over the province’s low unemployment numbers, almost all the job creation in Quebec comes from the different levels of government.
While more and more people are calling for the electrification of transportation and an energy transition, the mining projects upon which this transition depends are suffering from political instability that keeps putting them in peril.
On average, health spending corresponds to 37% of provinces’ 2022 budgets, and is increasing rapidly according to a Deloitte report commissioned by the Canadian Medical Association and released today.
The City of Montreal has a problem. While it is experiencing an increase in violent events, it is struggling to retain staff.
It’s no great revelation that governments across the world are competing to attract investments, especially in sectors such as green technology.