Cautious Optimism as Regina Re-opens

By Shaadie Musleh As many businesses in Saskatchewan begin to reopen their doors, it’s important to remember that we’re not out of the weeds just yet. Regina’s June economic report card* reflects the significant impact of COVID-19 on the regional economy, especially in terms of employment. From January to May, Regina lost a staggering 10,020 jobs compared to the same period last… Read More

Regina’s May Economic Report Card: A path to recovery in tough time

By Shaadie Musleh Regina’s economic report card for April is out, and considering the circumstances, there aren’t a lot of surprises. Given the timing of the measures put in place to combat COVID-19, we expected the economic impact to become more apparent in April – and it has. According to the Conference Board of Canada, Regina’s economy contracted by 4.6% from April of… Read More

Three things to remember about Regina’s March Economic Numbers

By SHAADIE MUSLEH The world has changed in the blink of an eye. COVID-19 has brought about a new normal where everyone knows the term “social distancing,” where toilet paper is a hot commodity, and where Netflix is worth more than ExxonMobil. This week, EDR released its Economic Report Card for April. Glancing over the numbers. Three things have become clear, and I’d like to… Read More