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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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To Have & Have Not: Canadians take sides on housing market, divided in desire for home prices to rise, or tank

High housing prices spreading outside urban hot zones, hurting Canadians from coast to coast April 7, 2021 – Home sweet home. Home, where the heart is. Work from home. Homeschooling. If the places where Canadians rest their heads at night

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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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