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As government presents election-year budget, Canadians are uneasy about economic fortunes

Most say they expect the next 12 months to be a bad time to make a major purchase. March 18, 2019 – As Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government prepares to introduce the fourth budget of its mandate in a crucial

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Gender Pay Gap: men, women differ over seriousness of issue, but back legislative measures for equal pay

One-in-five working Canadians say gender pay gaps exist in their own workplaces April 3, 2019 – As issues of gender balance and representation are tackled in boardrooms and senior finance offices in the public and private sectors, the gap between

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Personal Finance: Canadian Millennials show significant interest in using ‘robo-advisors’ in the future

Older Canadians more likely to value relationship with a single financial advisor over alternatives March 1, 2019 – Canadians may not be saving as much as economists would like, but those who invest are doing so in a changing landscape.

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Debt, savings, and stress: A study of economic experiences and attitudes in Canada today

Young Canadians are mostly pessimistic about their finances, but notably optimistic about retirement January 28, 2019 – For every dollar of disposable income in Canada, Canadians owe roughly $1.78 to creditors. Collectively, Canadians hold more than $2 trillion in debt,

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USMCA: Canadians ambivalent about “New NAFTA”, feeling bruised by U.S.

Politics drives sentiment among half that government was “too soft” in negotiations; gave up too much October 23, 2018 – Three weeks after the announcement that Canada, the United States and Mexico had reached a three-way trade deal to “replace”

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Trade, Trump and Tariffs: With supply management a key sticking point, Canadians divided over its future

45 per cent are less confident that Canada, U.S. will resolve differences after U.S.-Mexico breakthrough August 29, 2018 – As news Mexico and the U.S. have largely resolved their trade differences is absorbed on this side of the border, Canadians

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