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:

Recovery from the short but deep recession caused by the COVID-19 pandemic is proving to be more difficult than anticipated a year ago. In 2022, the question has shifted from “is this the end of the pandemic" to "are we in a recession." Read more


  • November 2022What to expect from the coming economic downturn?
  • October 2022Interest rate hikes begin to hit the Canadian economy
  • September 2022Will wages continue to rise?
  • July 2022Rising interest rates: When will it end?
  • June 2022A real estate crash on the horizon?
  • May 2022The economy looks healthy. Why all the talk about a recession?
  • April 2022Is the economy headed toward 1970s-style stagflation?
  • March 2022How the war in Ukraine will affect Canada’s economy
  • February 2022After an inflationary surge, will commodity prices stabilize in 2022?
  • January 2022What to watch for in 2022?
  • December 2021Can households sustain Canada’s economic recovery?
  • November 2021Buckle up for the rocky path to energy transition