Philip Cross

Type: Person
Name: Philip Cross
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 2 reports

Vancouver has the most to gain from LNG, analyst says

Premier Christy Clark’s Liberals won last year’s B.C. election by appealing to the economic development dreams of voters in the province’s regions, but a new study by Statistics Canada’s former chief economic analyst has found that most of the jobs created ... [Published Globe and Mail - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 05 2014 - Updated Apr 05 2014 - 1 reports

Economic growth remains tepid with most from exports, not consumers

Ottawa – The Conference Board of Canada’s Composite Leading Index increased 0.2% in February 2014, matching the gains in the previous two months.“The sources of growth in the Canadian economy continued to shift from household demand to exports,” said ... [Published MRO-Esource.com - Apr 05 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 05 2014 - 1 reports

Why many are scratching their heads over ‘unreliable’ Canadian jobs, housing data

Perceived gaps and wide margins of error in Canadian economic data come with a variety of answers and excuses: Perfect is too expensive. You can’t share everything. How intrusive do you really want to be? But while some experts feel these possible blind ... [Published Financial Post - Top Stories - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 2 reports

Economic growth remains tepid in Canada?most of growth comes from exports, not consumers

The Conference Board of Canada's Composite Leading Index increased 0.2 percent in February 2014, matching the gains in the previous two months."The sources of growth in the Canadian economy continued to shift from household demand to exports," said Pedro ... [Published Individual.com - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 1 reports

Most Canadian execs prefer a weaker loonie, survey finds

The value of the Canadian dollar might be falling, leading to grumbling among Canadian shoppers and travellers. But according to the country's top executives, the loonie's descent has been a good thing.A new survey sponsored by KPMG finds that 65 per ... [Published CTV News - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Mar 29 2014 - Updated Mar 29 2014 - 1 reports

Elizabeth May and the Fact-challenged Fact Sheet

Recently, Green Party leader Elizabeth May orchestrated an open letter to United States Secretary of State John Kerry, urging the U.S. to reject the Keystone XL pipeline. In her note, Ms. May states that she sent Mr. Kerry “ 4 facts about Keystone XL ... [Published Fraser Institute - Mar 29 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 1 reports

Carnie's Comments - LOONIE

The subject has always confused me.  So,  I got a little excited when I saw a release from the Fraser Institute with a headline that reads "Weaker Loonie Hurts Canadians More Than It Helps"."Finally", I thought.  "They're going to explain it to me."Frankly, ... [Published Discover Moose Jaw - Mar 27 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 1 reports

Gas Prices Will Feel The Brunt Of Falling Loonie (CHART)

Canada’s falling loonie is good news for exporters but bad news for consumers, who face higher prices as the dollar loses its spending power on global markets.That’s especially true when it comes to gas prices. Economist Philip Cross , formerly StatsCan’s ... [Published Huffington Post Canada - Mar 26 2014]
First reported Mar 24 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 2 reports

Who does loonie’s slide help most? Oil firms and investors: report

If you’re among a select group, such as a big oil firm or investor with shares in multinational companies abroad, you’re likely cheering on the loonie’s fall.For the rest of us, life is getting a little more costly.Story continues below“The benefits of ... [Published Global News Canada - Mar 25 2014]
First reported Mar 24 2014 - Updated Mar 24 2014 - 1 reports

Infographic: How a lower loonie hurts you at the pump

Economist Philip Cross uses 2012 average spending per household data to show the impact of a falling dollar on spending on gasoline. Average cost in 2012: $2,394 ... [Published Globe and Mail - Mar 24 2014]
Entities: Philip Cross, Gasoline
First reported Mar 22 2014 - Updated Mar 22 2014 - 1 reports

Fraser Institute Weaker Loonie Hurts Canadians More Than It Helps

The negative impact of a weaker loonie will likely outweigh any benefits, says Philip Cross, former chief economic analyst for Statistics Canada, in a ... ... [Published Big News Network - Mar 22 2014]
First reported Mar 20 2014 - Updated Mar 21 2014 - 4 reports

Why the dollar is low and heading lower

The Canadian dollar has had a sharp slide since the beginning of 2014 and most predictions are that it will go lower.RBC economists say 87 cents by this fall, perhaps 85 cents next year, while  TD Bank says 85 cents before the end of the year, then a ... [Published CKWS Kingston News - Mar 21 2014]

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"despite the prospect of higher prices and profits, business investment intentions for 2014 have stalled. while the energy sector continues to break records, firms in ontario and quebec trimmed their investment intentions, particularly for finance and retailing" said Philip Cross, author of the Index

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Urban economy still tethered to fortunes of rur... [Published Business In Vancouver - Apr 16 2014]
Vancouver has the most to gain from LNG, analys... [Published Globe and Mail - Apr 11 2014]
Lower Mainland to score resource jobs: report [Published Vancouver 24 Hours - Apr 11 2014]
Boost in B.C. natural resource extraction creat... [Published Business In Vancouver - Apr 10 2014]
Economic growth remains tepid with most from ex... [Published MRO-Esource.com - Apr 05 2014]
Why many are scratching their heads over ‘unrel... [Published Financial Post - Top Stories - Apr 04 2014]
Economic growth remains tepid in Canada?most of... [Published Individual.com - Apr 03 2014]
Economic growth remains tepid in Canada—most of... [Published Morningstar.com - Apr 03 2014]
Most Canadian execs prefer a weaker loonie, sur... [Published CTV News - Mar 31 2014]
Elizabeth May and the Fact-challenged Fact Sheet [Published Fraser Institute - Mar 29 2014]
Carnie's Comments - LOONIE [Published Discover Moose Jaw - Mar 27 2014]
Gas Prices Will Feel The Brunt Of Falling Looni... [Published Huffington Post Canada - Mar 26 2014]
Who does loonie’s slide help most? Oil firms an... [Published Global News Canada - Mar 25 2014]
How to prepare for a falling loonie [Published Globe and Mail - Mar 24 2014]
Infographic: How a lower loonie hurts you at th... [Published Globe and Mail - Mar 24 2014]
Fraser Institute Weaker Loonie Hurts Canadians ... [Published Big News Network - Mar 22 2014]
Elizabeth May's Fact Sheet Is More of an Opinio... [Published Huffington Post Canada - Mar 21 2014]
Why the dollar is low and heading lower [Published CKWS Kingston News - Mar 21 2014]
Weaker loonie to do more harm than good for Can... [Published Yahoo! Canada - Mar 21 2014]
Weak loonie good for exporters but bad for ever... [Published Waterloo Region Record - Mar 20 2014]
Costs of lower Canadian dollar may outweigh the... [Published Business In Vancouver - Mar 20 2014]
Weak loonie good for exporters, but bad for eve... [Published 610 CKTB - Mar 20 2014]
Fraser Institute: Weaker Loonie Hurts Canadians... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Mar 20 2014]
Fraser Institute: Weaker Loonie Hurts Canadians... [Published 4 Traders - Mar 20 2014]
Fraser Institute: Weaker Loonie Hurts Canadians... [Published Marketwire - Breaking News Releases - Mar 20 2014]
The Fraser Institute Does a Weaker Loonie Hurt ... [Published Big News Network - Mar 19 2014]
The Fraser Institute: Does a Weaker Loonie Hurt... [Published 4 Traders - Mar 19 2014]
The Fraser Institute: Does a Weaker Loonie Hurt... [Published Marketwire - Breaking News Releases - Mar 19 2014]
New economic index shows modest growth in 2014 [Published MRO-Esource.com - Mar 19 2014]
Economist debunks weak dollar myth [Published Business News Network - Mar 14 2014]
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Why many are scratching their heads over ‘unrel... [Published Financial Post - Top Stories - Apr 04 2014]
Perceived gaps and wide margins of error in Canadian economic data come with a variety of answers and excuses: Perfect is too expensive. You can’t share everything. How intrusive do you really want to be? But while some experts feel these possible blind ...
Fraser Institute: Weaker Loonie Hurts Canadians... [Published Marketwire - Breaking News Releases - Mar 20 2014]
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - March 20, 2014) - The negative impact of a weaker loonie will likely outweigh any benefits, says Philip Cross, former chief economic analyst for Statistics Canada, in a new commentary published today by ...
The Fraser Institute: Does a Weaker Loonie Hurt... [Published Marketwire - Breaking News Releases - Mar 19 2014]
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - March 19, 2014) - On Thursday, March 20, the Fraser Institute will release a new commentary by Philip Cross, former chief economic analyst for Statistics Canada, analyzing the economic impact of a weaker ...
Terence Corcoran: Mark Carney may not deserve h... [Published Financial Post | Opinion » FP Comment - Mar 14 2014]
Rock stars come and go, and so apparently does the rock star status of central bank governors. Mark Carney could do no wrong during his term as governor of the Bank of Canada and as he worked his way up the global bank celebrity ladder as head of the ...
Lawrence Solomon: Income splitting helps the po... [Published Financial Post | Opinion » FP Comment - Feb 28 2014]
The family should be recognized for its fundamental role in wealth creation Many left-leaning advocacy groups and some on the right criticize the federal government’s income-splitting proposal as sops for the rich that offer nothing to 85% of Canadian ...
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