Financial Post: Cost inflation inescapable as $400-million Sagard private equity fund eyes targets
Inflation and a potential recession weren’t on everyone’s mind when Marie-Claude Boisvert joined Sagard Holdings Inc., the alternative investment arm of Power Corp., in January last year with a plan to raise $400 million for a new private equity fund to buy stakes in mid-market Canadian companies.
The Globe and Mail: Employers increasing salaries as talent shortage and inflation persist
Employers across the country are increasing wages and projecting future salary bumps into their budgets amid inflationary pressure and a continuing talent shortage that shows little sign of easing in the near future.
Waterloo Region Record: Consumer spending down in Waterloo Region, economist warns of possible ‘bigger slowdown’
Compared to June, consumer spending dropped by 5.7 per cent in the region in July.