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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Why are so many goods more expensive now? 

Sept 1, 2021

Are you paying more for most of the basics? When will prices go down?  

Brett House, Scotiabank’s VP and deputy chief economist, takes you through what’s going on and when Canadians can expect to get some financial relief. 

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Why is almost everything you order delayed? 

Aug 25, 2021

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If something you’ve ordered is delayed by a few weeks or a few months, you’re not alone.

Many manufacturers are having trouble getting their goods to you. As Brett House, Scotiabank’s VP and deputy chief economist, explains the hold ups have a lot to do with shipping containers and space on boats.   

Home prices dipped in July, how much lower will they go? 

Aug 18, 2021

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Housing prices dropped last month after reaching record highs in March. Does this mean the price of a home is Canada in falling?

Scotiabank’s VP and deputy chief economist, Brett House, breaks down what’s happening in the market and explains Canada’s economic recovery as a whole.

Are you willing to pay more for your cup of coffee?

Aug 11, 2021

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The price of coffee beans shot up 50% in the last year. Brett House explains how what’s happening in Brazil is already starting to impact your morning ritual.

Also, after 17 months Canada opens its border to vaccinated US citizens. How much is that going to help our pandemic recovery?