Monthly Archives: October 2010

WHO WILL TRAVEL AND WHO WILL NOT IN THE UPCOMING MONTHS?

Canadian consumer confidence continues a downward trend (4rth consecutive month) according to the Canadian Conference Board.vii Business confidence also fell, as Canada’s small and medium sized businesses continue a trend from late spring, according to the Canadian Federation of Independent Businesses. This has been greatly influenced by Ontario, whose businesses showed a 6 point drop on CFIB’s business barometerviii. The results show that plans for staffing increases have slowed and may forecast a future decrease in private sector employment. Continue reading …