BDL in the News

Our team provides insights and commentary on the Canadian economy that are sought after by national and local media outlets. Browse our media appearances and press releases to learn more about our work and our impact.

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Nov 09, 2023

iHeartRADIO: Niagra in the Morning with Tim Denis

Andrew DiCapua, Senior Economist at the Canadian Chamber of Commerce provides an update on current Canadian business conditions.

Nov 09, 2023

Toronto Star: Economy ‘clearly stagnating:’ New GDP data indicates Canada heading for recession — and may already be there

Andrew DiCapua, senior economist at the Canadian Chamber of Commerce, said it’s clear a recession is on the way — and he said many believe it’s been here for some time.

Oct 26, 2023

Financial Post: Bank of Canada says runway to soft landing getting ‘narrower’ as it holds interest rates again

Andrew DiCapua, a senior economist at the Canadian Chamber of Commerce said the rate hold and statements from the central bank are a clear signal that monetary policy is working to slow the Canadian economy, with interest rates at the highest level in two decades.

Oct 19, 2023

Toronto Star: Economists predict Bank of Canada may hold the line on interest rates as inflation falls to 3.8%

While another rate hike might not be on the horizon, businesses are still feeling the pinch of high prices “with elevated inflation expectations remaining a complicating factor,” Andrew DiCapua, senior economist at the Canadian Chamber of Commerce, said in a statement.

Oct 04, 2023

BNN Bloomberg: There’s still 1 in 4 companies looking to raise their prices in the next quarter

Stephen Tapp, chief economist at Canadian Chamber of Commerce, joins BNN Bloomberg to discuss his thoughts on the Bank of Canada’s deputy governor saying businesses raising prices are a contributing to higher inflation.

Sep 19, 2023

The Toronto Star: Toronto restaurants see double-digit decline in people dining in, suggesting pullback in discretionary spending

The volume of seated diners at restaurants in the city has been declining year-over-year since June, according to OpenTable data.

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