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Reckless behaviour in the world of finance triggered the global meltdown - but risk-taking and gamesmanship have always been part of our economic system.
Canada’s farmers have been under the gun for decades – at the mercy of market forces beyond their control. An unprecedented global crisis poses new challenges.
Natural resource industries occupy a vital place within Canada's economy, and new trends within the global economy are forcing profound changes in the sector.
In the past year half a million Canadians have joined the ranks of the unemployed. How are they adjusting to this new reality?
In times of crisis culture is often dismissed as a frill. Yet every dollar invested in Canada’s arts & media sector generates over ten times that amount in economic benefits.
Canadian real estate is bouncing back, but while some profit from the market recovery, others are losing their homes to repossessions and other effects of the crisis.
Margaret Thatcher famously said that there’s no such thing as society - only individuals seeking private gain. How times have changed.
Our manufacturing sector has been pummelled by the recession. But as globalization falters, “Made in Canada” could be back in fashion.
Dramatic shifts in the economy are changing our consumption habits. Canadians are taking stock and seeking a more sustainable way.
The transport sector – the circulatory system of any economy – is a barometer of Canada’s economic wellbeing.