The Globe and Mail: Canadian small businesses are expanding – with a little help from data
In the fall of 2021, Roman and Melanie Kremnev started their first business, a grocery store and takeout restaurant called Pasta Mercato in Hamilton’s west end.
Financial Post: Slumping retail sales could keep Bank of Canada interest rate on hold
Retail sales flatlined in the second quarter while sales volume dropped 0.8 per cent, Statistics Canada said on Aug. 23, signs that economic activity is weakening as the Bank of Canada’s rate hikes take a deeper hold.
The Globe and Mail: Canadian Chamber of Commerce has a new tool to ‘democratize data’ – and it’s pretty good
Canadian Chamber of Commerce chief economist Stephen Tapp is on a mission to, as he puts it, “democratize data” in this country. His organization has debuted a new online tool designed to do just that. And it’s pretty good.