Economic Insights

Analysis, insight and forecasting. Good data and great economists who have their eye on your future.

Here you’ll find reports to help you understand important economic changes on the horizon. From weekly briefings to issues-based papers, each report is concise yet covers a lot of ground. Central 1 economic reports are always worth the read.

Our full suite of reports is now available to our credit union clients via our new Economics Centre – as well added tools and resources to support decision making. (*Login is required)

Weekly Economic Briefings

Economic news affects your business. Weekly briefings examine everything from export volumes, consumer spending, and unemployment to new home starts, permit volumes, and vehicles sales. It’s a fast-moving economic report that changes week to week.

Recent Reports

22 Jan 2021
Weekly Economic Briefings

Ontario Economic Briefing for Jan 22: Inflation, New Home Construction, Manufacturing Sales, Retail Sales, Third...

22 Jan 2021
Weekly Economic Briefings

B.C. Economic Briefing for Jan 22: Retail Sales, Housing, Forestry Sales, CPI

15 Jan 2021
Weekly Economic Briefings

Ontario Economic Briefing for Jan 15: Home Resale Market, New Car Sales, Population Growth

15 Jan 2021
Weekly Economic Briefings

B.C. Economic Briefing for Jan 15: Home Sales, Average Home Price, Population Growth

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Economic Analysis

Looking for a longer-term forecast that carefully scans the global economic landscape? See how factors like global tensions, trade issues, oil and gas prices affect the economies of Ontario and B.C. Tables show changes in GDP, employment, GDE, retail sales and more. Ontario and B.C. housing markets are examined with a focus on Toronto and Vancouver.

Recent Reports

20 Dec 2020
Economic Analysis

B.C. Housing Outlook: 2020-2022

28 Oct 2020
Economic Analysis

Ontario Economic Forecast 2020 – 2023

08 Sep 2020
Economic Analysis

B.C. economic activity to remain below pre-pandemic levels into 2022

25 Aug 2020
Economic Analysis

Ontario Housing Forecast 2020 – 2021

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Economic Commentary

Keep abreast of significant changes and shifts in the economy. Our economists provide insight into current economic events and developments from international and domestic sources with implications for Canada’s economy as well as provincial and local ones.

Recent Reports

20 Jan 2021
Economic Commentary

Bank of Canada Rate Announcement – January 20, 2021

19 Jan 2021
Economic Commentary

Explosive hand off to 2021 for Canadian housing, what’s next?

09 Dec 2020
Economic Commentary

Bank of Canada rate announcement – December 9 2020

01 Dec 2020
Economic Commentary

Fall Economic Statement 2020 – November 30 2020

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