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.
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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

20 Jan 2023
Weekly Economic Briefings

B.C. Economic Briefing for January 20: Home Sales, Retail Trade, Manufacturing Sales, Housing Starts, CPI

20 Jan 2023
Weekly Economic Briefings

Ontario Economic Briefing for January 20: Home Sales, Retail Trade, Manufacturing Sales, Housing Starts, CPI

13 Jan 2023
Weekly Economic Briefings

B.C. Economic Briefing for January 13: Population, Building Permits

13 Jan 2023
Weekly Economic Briefings

Ontario Economic Briefing for January 13: Population, Building Permits

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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

05 Jan 2023
Economic Analysis

B.C. Housing Outlook 2023-2025

28 Nov 2022
Economic Analysis

Ontario Economic Outlook Update 2022-2025

11 Oct 2022
Economic Analysis

B.C. Economic Outlook Update 2022- 2025

26 Jul 2022
Economic Analysis

Ontario Economic Forecast 2022-2024

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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

25 Jan 2023
Economic Commentary

Bank of Canada Rate Announcement – January 25, 2023

17 Jan 2023
Economic Commentary

Inflation slowdown continues through December

16 Jan 2023
Economic Commentary

Bank of Canada Outlook Survey points to decelerating economic growth and price moderation

06 Jan 2023
Economic Commentary

Canadian labour market ends 2022 with a bang

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Interest Rate Forecasts

A monthly report on the latest global and national drivers affecting Canada’s economy, with our forecasts for benchmark interest rates, GICs and posted mortgage rates.

Recent Reports

20 Jan 2023
Interest Rate Forecasts

Interest Rate Forecast

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