Canada’s economic growth ground to a halt in the fourth quarter of 2019. With the economy already on precarious footing, the added shocks of the recent rail blockade protests, the arrival of COVID-19, and a collapse in oil prices have brought the country to the brink of recession.
Contents of the Spring 2020 summary:
- The impact of recent shocks on economic growth
- Consumer spending will slow this year
- Housing markets set for a big year
- Central banks respond with aggressive monetary easing
Chosen excerpts by Job Market Monitor. Read the whole story @ Canadian Outlook Summary – Spring 2020 | The Conference Board of Canada