Category Archives: Economy

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The prices are all right

There may be lots of things to worry about when it comes to the economic outlook—but inflation isn’t one of them
By Ian McGugan
June 25th, 2011

Statistics Canada shook things up when it reported that consumer prices surged 3.3% in the 12-month period ending March 31. It was the largest year-over-year increase in inflation since September 2008. Meanwhile, oil prices have soared, food costs are up … Continue reading

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Second-quarter smackdown

Will it be full recovery or relapse? The next three months could tell the story, with the release of some key economic data and updates on critical indicators to show the way
By Ian McGugan
March 25th, 2011

So the patient is off life support and taking regular exercise. At times he can look nearly frisky. But you have to wonder about the repeated transfusions he’s receiving, not to mention the special diet. Is it possible that he’s … Continue reading

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