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What you need to know about COVID-19: August 12, 2020
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Residential, condo prices surge in July on limited inventory: buyers hedging against second wave of COVID-19
Is this what a housing bubble looks like? In the midst of a pandemic, with employment levels down more than 60,000, Ottawa residential resale properties sold for an average $585,000 in July — up 20 per cent compared with the same month a year ...
Greenback blues: Are the doomsayers finally right about the demise of the U.S. dollar?
Every couple of years, a sell-off in the U.S. dollar prompts a group of market watchers — usually, it’s the gold bugs — to warn that a full-blown collapse of the world’s dominant currency is imminent. And every couple of ...
New race-based data shows visible minorities in Canada disproportionately impacted by COVID recession
South Asian and Chinese Canadians have been disproportionately affected by the pandemic-induced economic downturn, charting significantly higher unemployment rates than other visible and non-visible minority groups, new race-based data from ...
GUEST COLUMN: Diversify the economy through clean growth
By Kieran Hanley / Special to The Telegram As the world battles through the pandemic, its nations are deliberating on what shape global economic recovery will take. There is a growing sense that investments should meet two tests: that they ...
BLAKE DOYLE: Anticipation of economic direction
Approaching the middle of August, Prince Edward Island's economy is entering a stage where we can assess the seasonal cycle. We can evaluate the success of our tourism season, and the effectiveness of our reopening. Having spent 25 years as a ...
July tally shows capital regained one in five lost jobs, several sectors still devastated
Bit by bit, the region’s reopening economy is clawing back some of the 80,000 jobs that vanished between February and June as a result of the COVID-19 lockdown. The capital region added 15,500 jobs in July compared to June, Statistics Canada ...
'The Darth Vader of Wall Street' on the trouble brewing in markets and why he is shorting Tesla
Harriet Agnew Jim Chanos has been cast as the “Darth Vader of Wall Street”, the “Catastrophe Capitalist” and the “LeBron James of short selling”. The 62-year-old titan of the US$3.2 trillion global hedge fund ...
This millennial tech worker is meticulous about saving, but his investment gameplan needs work
It’s atypical for someone his age, but this 27-year-old tech support worker we’ll call Duke is confident he doesn’t need financial advice when it comes to spending or budgeting. Duke, who earns $66,000 per year in Toronto, has been meticulously ...
COVID-19: WorkSafeBC has issued 420 orders for pandemic-related violations
WorkSafeBC says 420 COVID-19 -related work violation orders have been issued to businesses since a provincial emergency was declared in mid-March. The agency has received 2,507 reports of potential COVID-related violations, and conducted ...
Insolvency filings fall at record pace as consumers, businesses cling to government support
Fewer Canadian consumers and businesses filed for insolvency at the height of the pandemic-induced economic shutdown compared to both the first three months of 2020 and the same period a year ago, according to Office of the Superintendent of ...