What’s Keeping Us Stuck in Energy Transition Limbo?
February 13, 2019
Here are five big takeaways about the current state of energy, and the transition challenges ahead.
Seeing Green in the Oil Patch
January 30, 2019
In all the uproar over pipelines, it's easy to miss what is quietly flowing in Alberta's oil patch: some of the biggest investments in R&D.
Davos 2019: Globalization In A Digital Age
January 27, 2019
This year's World Economic Forum in Davos focused on how transformative technologies and a new generation of thinking can take our world into the next stage of globalization. Here are some of the challenges we need to consider to get there.
Happy New Year? 2019 Will Put Canada’s Economy to the Test
January 3, 2019
What will 2019 bring for the Canadian economy? RBC Economics' latest report, Navigating 2019, explores the bigger trends that may shape the year and beyond.
Make Your Skills List and Check It Twice
January 2, 2019
How miscommunication is exacerbating Canada's skills gap.
Housing Affordability Worsens, with No Break in Sight in 2019
December 21, 2018
The housing affordability measure is now at its worst level in Canada since 1990, with rising interest rates as the main culprit. And with two more rate hikes expected in 2019, the price of owning a home will continue to escalate.
RBC Economics: Provincial Outlook
December 13, 2018
Here's RBC Economics Deputy Chief Economist with a quick overview of what's in store for Canada's provincial economies next year. (Hint: British Columbia will lead the pack with 2.6% growth.) But no matter where you live, higher interest rates will bite.
The Case for Canada (and the Cold)
December 12, 2018
How can Canada harness our strengths in a rapidly changing world? Read the takeaways from our chat with a (Canadian) Silicon Valley star at the recent Toronto Global Forum.
B.C.’s Other Pipeline Problem
December 7, 2018
There's plenty of talent in B.C. — the question is how to unlock it.
The Robots May be Coming to Healthcare — But so are the Jobs
November 30, 2018
As healthcare increasingly relies on technology, we are going to need more humans, not fewer, to provide the care people need. In fact, technology may end up making healthcare more human. Here are some more findings from RBC's Humans Wanted research on the future of skills.