May 2024 Economic Brief

Taking a look at Regina's booming manufacturing sector. In March 2024, the total value of Regina’s manufacturing sales was $795M, moderate compared to other cities, higher than Halifax ($257M) and Saskatoon ($418M) but lower than Toronto…

April 2024 Economic Brief

Canada's higher than targeted inflation rate is due to stagnant productivity. Improved productivity is crucial for a stable economy, boosting growth, jobs, and wages. However, Canada's productivity has fallen to second last among G7 countries…

March 2024 Economic Brief

International migration has been a big part of Canada's population growth. In 2021 and 2022, more than 420,000new permanent residents came to Canada each year , the most since 1913. However, there are concerns regarding the sustainability of…

February 2024 Economic Brief

For the GRA’s strong economy, keeping housing affordable is all about finding the right balance as the economy grows. Examining key factors, from income dynamics to market trends, provides valuable insights for residents and investors, for…

January 2024 Economic Brief

The Bank of Canada aggressively increased interest rates starting in early 2022 – a move largely expected to slow down Canada’s economy, with some economists predicting an economic recession. The economy has shown resilience so far with…