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Office vacancies rise as commercial tenants sublease

The market's momentum has clearly shifted, expert says

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Licence to operate remains top risk for mining companies

ESG risks are now at the forefront of executives’ agendas, according to EY

  • By: IE Staff
  • September 30, 2020 September 30, 2020
  • 11:27
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Canada’s GDP grew 3% in July: StatsCan

The economy is still running about 6% below its pre-pandemic level

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U.S. economy plunges 31.4% in Q2

A big rebound is expected in the third quarter

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Critical risks affecting retirement savings

The wealth gap, low interest rates and climate change pose major challenges

  • By: Katie Keir
  • September 29, 2020 September 29, 2020
  • 14:40
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Pandemic saps Canada’s population growth

Population aging continues, despite the impact of the virus on seniors

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Hiring marginalized workers could jump start economy, boost incomes by $5K: Deloitte

Getting marginalized groups better integrated in the workforce can help the government avoid raising tax rates

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Salary freezes expected to continue in 2021

According to Morneau Sheppell, 13% of employers have already committed to freezing salaries next year

  • By: IE Staff
  • September 29, 2020 September 28, 2020
  • 09:00
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Rising Covid-19 cases “unnerving investors,” report says

Targeted lockdowns are still more likely than a repeat of widespread shutdowns in the spring

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Healthy U.S. economy failed to narrow racial gaps in 2019

The typical white family had eight times the wealth of Black families and five times the wealth of Hispanic families, a Fed report said

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As markets roiled, equity ETFs stayed calm: IIAC

A report spells out best practices for ETF trading in volatile markets

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Insolvency activity remains subdued

Bankruptcies and consumer proposals were both still down in August

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StatsCan reports fewer business closures, more openings in June compared with May

The number of business closures remained higher than the pre-Covid level

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Investors endorse action on board diversity

Survey finds appetite for transparency, engagement to encourage diversity

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Federal deficit hit $148.6 billion through July

Government revenues were down 34.1% from the same period last year

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Bay Street slides in global financial centre rankings

While Toronto, Vancouver and Calgary have slipped, Montreal held its ground

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Canada’s first wave killed thousands: StatsCan

Covid-19 was Canada's second-leading cause of death in April, May

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Many first-time homebuyers feeling optimistic

More buyers are now looking at homes in the suburbs, according to a BMO survey

  • By: IE Staff
  • September 24, 2020 September 24, 2020
  • 11:00
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Recent employment gains likely to slow down: TD Economics

Certain sectors will continue to struggle due to pandemic-related uncertainty, says a report

Investors interested in responsible investing but lack knowledge: survey

Many advisors are not helping to dispel confusion around ESG and impact products

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Housing market ‘moderately’ vulnerable amid potential overvaluation of homes: CMHC

The risks may have been underestimated due to government supports, a report says

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Mutual fund sales solid, ETF sales slump in August

ETFs still hold a decisive advantage in sales so far for 2020

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Fewer investors depend on advisors to purchase mutual funds: survey

New research found 75% of mutual fund investors said they purchased products through an advisor in 2020

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U.S. stimulus could be sunk by Supreme Court tussle: Scotia

Fight over RBG replacement may sideline stimulus efforts

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Throne speech may give insight into the next phase of economic recovery

Investors will be watching Wednesday’s speech for clues on government's fiscal plan