Economy and finance

The Robots are Coming, the Robots are Coming

We are well down the path towards machine’s replacing human work. The robots are coming. In fact, we are now well down...

Feeling Better Off than Parents? | January

Almost half of Canadians think they are better off than their parents were at their current age. One in four (26%) think...

Gig Economy: New Economy or More of the Same?

The 'gig' economy is not new. Informal work arrangements have always been part of the economy. What is new, is the sense...

Canadians Feel a 2019 Recession is in the Air [Pollara]

After a three year positive trend in feelings about the economy, the Pollara Strategic Insights’ Economic Outlook Study finds that Canadians enter...

The Poor | Personal Responsibility and Blame are Key Themes

The Angus Reid Institute recently released polling results on poverty in Canada which provide a startling view of poverty. Despite the fact that many...

Home is Where the Heart is… Housing Desires and Worries

There is some evidence that the housing market in many urban markets have cooled. This cooling offers some hope for those who still want...

Future Standard of Living [Nanos]

All the talk of the rise of whether or not Doug Ford is a populist or not misses an important point, the conditions for...

Canadians who work with advisors have sticky relationship

A recent Environics survey conducted for Systelos found that among those who use a financial advisor (only 29% use an advisor), only 12% have...

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Life after Isolation: How the Pandemic Might Change Everything or Nothing about the Post-COVID-19 Workplace

Predicting the future is always a task for the brave or the foolish. When history offers clear...

Is Concern with COVID-19 Cratering or Just Levelling off in Canada?

We have reached a pivot point in the COVID-19 impact in Canada. While Canadians were slow to...

COVID-19 Polls: Public Opinion in the Time of Pandemic

2020 will be the year of COVID-19 polls. As the Coronavirus spread throughout Canada, polling companies expanded...

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