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Interest in Rates: Almost half want BoC to take wait-and-see approach before raising interest rates further

One-quarter want further rate hikes; financial pessimism reaches 13-year high May 24, 2022 – As inflation reaches a 31-year high, Canadians are more likely to want the Bank of Canada to stand-pat than continue to push up the cost of

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Back to work(place): As employers beckon, telecommuters grow more entrenched at home

Those working from home more likely than those who don’t to say their life improved over last two years March 23, 2022 – With work-from-home orders a thing of the past, Canadian employers are getting more serious about calling their

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Cost of Living: Majority of mortgage holders walking a thin line as interest rate begins to rise

Two-thirds who say their housing costs make their budget tight also say it’s difficult to feed their families March 7, 2022 – As the Bank of Canada wields rate hikes to battle inflation, it does so with the cost of

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Falling Behind: 53% of Canadians say they can’t keep up with the cost of living

Half of Canadians say they couldn’t manage a sudden expense of more than $1,000 February 28, 2022 – As inflation drives up the price of almost everything around them, new data from the non-profit Angus Reid Institute finds just over

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Price Check: Four-in-five say they’ve changed food buying habits because of increasing costs

Inflation crisis has one-quarter asking for supply management system to be relaxed February 22, 2022 – As rising food prices take a bite out of Canadians’ budgets, new data from the non-profit Angus Reid Institute finds four-in-five changing up their

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Inflation Anxiety: More Canadians say they’re worse off now financially than any time since 2010

Financial worry hammers low-income households as pandemic enters third year January 21, 2022 – A new study from the non-profit Angus Reid Institute finds some Canadians struggling more than ever to endure the financial stresses of the pandemic, while others,

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