Using the $10,000 received from our Small Business Relief Fund Grant, Dan the Stickman was able to keep their business their business running and get back on track amid the challenges of COVID-19 and high lumber prices.
According to the latest CSBC survey, Canadian businesses continue to see inflation as their biggest near-term obstacle. A whopping 60% of firms expect inflation to be a challenge, the highest response rate in the history of the survey.
The writing has been on the wall for Canada’s real GDP as slowdown has been underway in the third quarter with falling housing prices and three consecutive months of job losses. July’s data gave Canadians slight reprieve with a surprising real GDP edging growth of 0.1%.
Canada’s real GDP grew by 0.1% in August, led by gains in services, with the advanced estimate for September showing...