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Monthly Economic Letter

Your monthly source of news on economic issues

Here you'll find concise data and clear analysis prepared by our team of economists, including interest rates, economic growth, business credit conditions, and more.

In the current issue:

While it’s still too early for a full post-mortem on the COVID-19 recession, we know the pandemic has produced the worst contraction in Canada during the post-war period. A year of intermittent lockdowns, school closures, telework and other disruptions has had a huge impact on the economy.

This month, we look at key trends during previous recessions to see what distinguishes them from this one, and how the recovery will unfold in the coming months. Read more


  • February 2021Take advantage of new consumer trends for renewed growth
  • January 2021Brexit: Monumental change for Europe, but limited disruption for Canada
  • December 2020Onward and upward: Leaving 2020 behind
  • November 2020 Technology investments should be a priority for entrepreneurs
  • October 2020 What the U.S. election means for Canadian entrepreneurs
  • September 2020 Assessing the economy six months into the pandemic