John Chen Likes a Bad Hand: Six Timely Insights from BlackBerry’s CEO
January 16, 2019
At the latest RBCDisruptors, BlackBerry's John Chen shared six timely insights.
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.
A Toy Story for the Digital Age
December 14, 2018
How Toronto's Spin Master disrupted the global toy and game industry.
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.
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.
Reskilling and Red Lines: Six Takeaways from Fortune Most Powerful Women Summit
November 16, 2018
The Fortune Most Powerful Women (MPW) International Summit touched upon the big business issues of our day: the opportunities and concerns posed by artificial intelligence, the challenge of lifelong reskilling, and how to navigate a more uncertain economic and political environment. Here are six takeaways.
Energy Matters: Canada’s Options for the 2020s
October 31, 2018
No matter where you live in Canada, chances are you've given some thought to Canada's energy future.