First look into gig work

In what’s basically a rite of passage for any sector of the economy looking to be taken seriously, Stats Canada is now officially tracking the hard data around gig work. 
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Canada’s job growth zooms past expectations

Like a beefy bro at the gym, Canada’s seeing some serious gains. Job gains from last month, that is.
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The Great Retraining

What comes after a surge in employee turnover? A surge of untrained employees.
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Factory activity slumps

Activity in Canada’s manufacturing sector is seeing its longest slowdown in seven years thanks to a drop in output, new orders, and purchasing activity, per Reuters.
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Inflation is sticking around for the holidays

Many of us may be powering down for some holiday R&R, but inflation is still hard at work, making our lives even more expensive.
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It’s getting more expensive to go to kids’ holiday recitals

If you have (or know any) children, you may have had the delight of attending at least one year-end recital this month. You may have also noticed that a night of watching them scamper in the spotlight has become pricier than ever
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Central banks turn the page

Like many of us, the world’s central banks are ready for a re-brand in 2023: Out with the inflation-fighting and in with a more laid-back approach to rate hikes.  
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Canadians are not feeling great about the economy

Feeling gloomy about the economy? You’re not alone. Exclusive polling data, shared with The Peak by Crestview Strategy, shows most Canadians think the economy is worsening.
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The fast climb of Canadian debt

Seven interest rate hikes later, personal finances have seen better days.
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Why holiday shopping just isn’t the same

All that retailers want for Christmas is for you to spend, spend, spend.
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