the weekly rennie brief: The Latest Canadian Economic Initiatives - April 17, 2020
Apr 17, 2020
Written byRyan Berlin
The rennie intelligence teamis as committed as ever to keeping you informed of how our evolving context is impacting our economy. With this in mind, the team is now publishing a weekly summary every Friday outlining the latest policy changes, financial market interventions, and other relevant actions aimed at supporting Canadians during these uncertain times.In this week's issue:Notable economic stabilization policy announcements made this week include the Federal government expanding the coverage of their business loan programme, the introduction of a new emergency commercial rent assistance programme, and the Bank of Canada moving to support provincial government and corporate debt markets.Our rennie intelligence team comprises our in-house demographer, senior economist, and market analysts. Together, they empower individuals, organizations, and institutions with data-driven market insight and analysis. Experts in urban land economics, community planning, shifting demographics, and real estate trends, their strategic research supports a comprehensive advisory service offering and forms the basis of frequent reports and public presentations. Their thoughtful and objective approach truly embodies the core values of rennie.
The addition of new housing along Metro Vancouver’s public transit network, and specifically along the SkyTrain rapid transit network, will be important in accommodating more than one million new residents over the coming three decades.
Fiscal supports and low-interest rates are conspiring to improve Canadians’ balance sheets.