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After a sustained period of uncertainty, economists predict the world economy is primed for strong growth.

Editor’s Column: Economic outlook offers lots of positive news, some challenges, loads of optimism

It’s been about a year and a half since the COVID-19 pandemic and the restrictions aimed to contain it caused what Aaron Goertzen calls the “deepest and fastest recession in modern economic history.” Goertzen is the senior economist and director of BMO Financial Group. Fortunately, we’re now in the recovery phase. “The labour market has […] Read more







Editor’s Column: Farmers are worried about dry conditions this spring — here’s what some are doing about it

Editor’s Column: Farmers are worried about dry conditions this spring — here’s what some are doing about it

If you are worried about the dry conditions heading into this spring, a recent survey says you’re not alone. It also reveals the changes some Prairie producers will make to their plans for 2021 in response to the dry conditions. On April 9-10, a total of 719 active Canadian producers responded to a survey carried […] Read more