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2017

Canada’s Real Estate Market

CBC, August 15, 2017

Craig Alexander speaking
Craig Alexander joins CBC’s On the Money to discuss declining Canadian home sales and the impact of rising interest rates and government policies aimed at cooling Canada’s hot real estate markets.

NAFTA and the Auto Industry

BNN, July 27, 2017

Mike Burt speaking
On Business News Network, Michael Burt discusses what’s at stake for Canada’s auto industry ahead of NAFTA talks and why the healthy level of demand is expected to continue.

Economic Impact of B.C. Wildfires

Bloomberg, July 12, 2017

Pedro Antunes speaking
Pedro Antunes joined Bloomberg TV Canada to discuss the potential economic fallout from the recent B.C. wildfires.

Economic Impact of B.C. Wildfires

CBC, June 25, 2017

Michael Burt Interview
Michael Burt discusses the long- and short-term impacts of the ongoing B.C. wildfires in this CBC News interview.

Banking’s Employment Trends

CTV, June 21, 2017

Micheal Burt speaking
Michael Burt joined CTV News to discuss employment trends in Canada’s banking industry.

Potential Interest Rate Hike

CTV, June 16, 2017

Craig Alexander speaking in an interview on CTV
Craig Alexander discusses the potential for an interest rate hike and what this might mean for Canadians on CTV’s “Your Morning.”

Early Childhood Education

June 13, 2017

Craig Alexander speaking
Craig Alexander spoke at the Atkinson Centre’s Summer Institute event on the cost of inequity and the role of early childhood education in closing the gap.

Woods Products Industry

CTV, June 1, 2017

Micheal Burt speaking
Michael Burt discusses Canada’s wood products industry and new U.S. tariffs on softwood lumber with CTV News.

Provincial Food Report Card

BNN, May 18, 2017

Jean-Charles Le Vallée speaking on BNN
Jean-Charles Le Vallée joins BNN to discuss the results of the first-ever provincial Food Report Card.

Canadian Banks Get A Credit Rating Downgrade

CBC, May 11, 2017

Craig Alexander speaking
Chief Economist Craig Alexander discusses the fallout from the credit rating downgrade of Canada’s largest banks on CBC’s “On the Money” (begins at 11:25).

Immigration Context

CPAC, May 9, 2017

Craig Alexander speaking
Craig Alexander sat down with three provincial Ministers to discuss the immigration contexts in their jurisdictions.

Federal Budget 2017

CTV, March 23, 2017

Craig Alexander speaking
Chief Economist Craig Alexander discusses the Federal Budget 2017 in this interview with CTV News.

Provincial Economic Outlook

CBC, February 23, 2017

Marie-Christine Bernard speaking
Marie-Christine Bernard discusses the outlook for Canada’s provinces in 2017 on CBC’s “On the Money.”

Canada’s Trade Surplus

CBC, March 7, 2017

Craig Alexander speaking
Craig Alexander joins CBC’s “On the Money” to discuss Canada’s third consecutive month posting a trade surplus and what that means for the economy.

Investing in RRSPs Amid Market Uncertainty

CBC, February 21, 2017

Craig Alexander speaking
Craig Alexander offers advice for investing in RRSPs amid market uncertainty on CTV’s “Your Morning.”

The Future of Trade Deals

TVO, January 31, 2017

Steve Paikin and Craig Alexander speaking
Craig Alexander discusses the future of trade deals on TVO’s The Agenda with Steve Paikin.

Canada’s Auto Industry and the Trump Administration

BNN, January 16, 2017

Sabrina Bond
Economist Sabrina Bond discusses President-elect Trump’s policies and the outlook for Canada’s auto manufacturing sector on BNN.


2016

What Will Cost More in 2017

CTV, December 15, 2016

Craig Alexander Speaking
Craig Alexander discusses what Canadians can expect to pay more for in 2017 in this interview with CTV.

Labour Shortages in Canada’s Agriculture Sector

CBC, December 1, 2016

Photo of Micheal Burt speaking
Michael Burt discusses a recent report on labour shortages in Canada’s agriculture sector and the growing reliance on temporary foreign workers (at 36:45).

Trade Alternatives for Canada

BNN, November 28, 2016

Photo of Glen Hodgson speaking
Glen Hodgson discusses trade alternatives to the Trans-Pacific Partnership for Canada in the wake of the U.S. election.

Canada’s Earthquake Risk

BNN, November 22, 2016

Photo of Pedro Antunes speaking

Pedro Antunes discusses Canada’s earthquake risk.

Market Reaction to U.S. Election

CBC, November 9, 2016

Photo of Craig Alexander

Craig Alexander participates in a CBC panel to discuss the markets’ reaction to the U.S. election results.

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