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Reporter, Financial Post — National Post

Reporter for the @financialpost, business section of the @nationalpost. Covering the Canadian economy from Ottawa.

‘Flashing warning signs’: Canadian markets bracing for ‘dramatic’ Bank of Canada action - and a recession

business.financialpost.com — OTTAWA - Canadian financial markets are starting to price increased odds of a recession this year and potential for "dramatic action" from the Bank of Canada.

For foreign buyers, Vancouver housing is a bargain as city becomes a ‘U.S. dollar play’

business.financialpost.com — Vancouver's eye-popping housing market is seemingly defying gravity, with sales in January rising nearly 32 per cent - the second busiest January on record. The tech economy in Vancouver and across Canada has never looked brighter. Yet the reality, in some respects, has never been bleaker.
Feb 09, 2016

RT @nationalpost: Why Vancouver's searing housing market is defying gravity as the Canadian economy stagnates natpo.st/20IlNhw pic.twitter.com/mDn5JEcQAy

Feb 09, 2016

For foreign buyers, Vancouver housing is a bargain as city becomes a ‘U.S. dollar play’ natpo.st/20IlNhw via @financialpost

Feb 09, 2016

For foreign buyers, Vancouver housing is a bargain as city becomes a ‘U.S. dollar play’ business.financialpost.com/news/economy/f…

For foreign buyers Vancouver is still affordable as city becomes a ‘U.S. dollar play’

business.financialpost.com — Vancouver's eye-popping housing market is seemingly defying gravity, with sales in January rising nearly 32 per cent - the second busiest January on record. With prices in Metro Vancouver slowly creeping up to the $2 million mark, the searing pace of housing in the city has many worried.

American spending in Canada poised to rise to highest level in more than a decade: TD

nationalpost.com — Americans will spend more money visiting Canada this year than any point in more than a decade as a low loonie makes heading north more attractive. Total visits from the U.S. to Canada were already up more than 1.6 million in the first 11 months compared with the previous year, said TD Economics in a new report.

American spending in Canada poised to rise to highest level in more than a decade: TD

business.financialpost.com — Americans will spend more money visiting Canada this year than any point in more than a decade as a low loonie makes heading north more attractive. Total visits from the U.S. to Canada were already up more than 1.6 million in the first 11 months compared with the previous year, said TD Economics in a new report.

Alberta leads Canada’s job slump as nation’s jobless rate hits two-year high

business.financialpost.com — Job losses have taken their toll in Alberta as the province's unemployment rate in January climbed above the national unemployment rate for the first time since December 1988. Alberta saw 10,000 jobs lost in January, pushing the unemployment rate to 7.4 per cent.
Feb 05, 2016

Alberta leads Canada’s job slump as nation’s jobless rate hits two-year high business.financialpost.com/news/economy/c…

Feb 05, 2016

Alberta leads Canada’s job slump as nation’s jobless rate hits two-year high natpo.st/1PYQdab

Alberta leads Canada’s job slump as nation’s jobless rate hits two-year high

nationalpost.com — Job losses have taken their toll in Alberta as the province's unemployment rate in January climbed above the national unemployment rate for the first time since December 1988. Alberta saw 10,000 jobs lost in January, pushing the unemployment rate to 7.4 per cent.

Low loonie luring foreign buyers, but don’t expect an M&A boom

business.financialpost.com — Canadian companies are eager to make deals and international businesses are looking to buy in a low-loonie environment, but don't expect that to result in a wave of acquisitions this year. A decline of more than 30 per cent in the exchange rate of the Canadian dollar against the greenback has made it much cheaper for American firms to scoop up their northern counterparts, as Lowe's Cos Inc.
Feb 04, 2016

Low loonie luring foreign buyers, but an M&A boom in Canada may prove elusive business.financialpost.com/news/economy/l…

Martin Shkreli invokes Fifth Amendment as Valeant, Turing come under fire at congressional hearing

business.financialpost.com — Members of Congress opened a hearing into the price of prescription drugs with strong criticism of Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. and Turing Pharmaceuticals AG, accusing the companies of dramatically increasing up the price of old drugs.

Ottawa has room to add another $15 billion to stimulus spending, says economist

business.financialpost.com — The Federal government could spend an additional $15 billion in stimulus per year without hurting Ottawa's fiscal health, says the Bank of America Merrill Lynch. The Liberal government is set to unveil its budget in the next two months, with expectations that there will be at least $5 billion a year in new infrastructure spending to help Canada's struggling economy.
Feb 03, 2016

RT @fpinvesting: Ottawa has room to add another $15 billion to stimulus spending, says economist natpo.st/1TDIA8M #investing

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Feb 09, 2016

Workers in Calgary subreddit say big layoffs today at Husky Energy. pic.twitter.com/9icNL1WG8m

Feb 09, 2016

For foreign buyers, Vancouver housing is a bargain as city becomes a ‘U.S. dollar play’ business.financialpost.com/news/economy/f…

Feb 05, 2016

Alberta leads Canada’s job slump as nation’s jobless rate hits two-year high business.financialpost.com/news/economy/c…

Feb 05, 2016

Capital Economics: Canadian unemployment rate set to hit 7.8%. CIBC: likely more job losses to come.

Feb 05, 2016

Alberta vs. Ontario: 10k jobs lost in Alberta in January, 35k in past 12 mths. Ont: 20k jobs created in Jan., 100k jobs created last 12 mths

Feb 05, 2016

Canada's trade deficit hits $23.3 billion in 2015 from $4.8 billion surplus in 2014 on lower prices (export volumes up).

Feb 05, 2016

Canada's trade deficit with world narrows from $1.6 billion in November to $585 million in December.

Feb 05, 2016

In 12 months to January, youth unemployment fell by 48,000 while their population declined by 44,000.

Feb 05, 2016

Alberta unemployment rate (7.4%) higher than national unemployment rate for first time since Dec. 1988.

Feb 05, 2016

Canada sheds 5,700 jobs in January, unemployment rate edges up to 7.2%.


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