This newsletter was originally published on Substack on Saturday, September 11, 2020.
Is this as good as it gets?
The economic recovery is losing steam because it’s getting more uneven, as inequalities in job and income recovery rise. From business associations to unions and workers’ advocates, from households and communities to governments, everyone understands good jobs and effective public services are key.
Here’s my takeaway from Statistics Canada and the Bank of Canada’s latest cautions, and where we need to go next. For more, check out this memo I prepared with others on the path to an equitable recovery.