Tune in every Wednesday as Brett House, Scotiabank’s VP and Deputy Chief Economist, explains what could impact your financial decisions and what you should watch for in the coming week.

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Interest rate to remain the same, for now

January 27, 2022

The Bank of Canada didn’t raise its main policy rate, despite record high inflation. The move could mean we’re in for higher rate increases later this year.

Brett House, Scotiabank’s VP and Deputy Chief Economist explains the decision and its implications.

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Inflation: What can be done to rein it in? 

January 19, 2022

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Canadians are more concerned about inflation than taxes or jobs. That’s according to the Bank of Canada’s newest survey.

Brett House, Scotiabank’s VP and Deputy Chief Economist explains what this could mean for future rate hikes.

Mounting sick calls and economic recovery 

January 12, 2022

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As Omicron cases continue to climb, so do sick calls.

Brett House, Scotiabank’s VP and Deputy Chief Economist, explains what workplace absenteeism means for our economic recovery. 

2022: More of the same or something new?

January 5, 2022

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New year, similar restrictions. But that doesn’t necessarily mean the same economic issues.

Brett House, Scotiabank’s VP and Deputy Chief Economist, explains how things are slowly getting better.