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Zohra Surani, 21, left and Melinda Cuffy, 23, pore over jobs listings at the Summer Jobs Services centre in downtown Toronto.
Zohra Surani, 21, left and Melinda Cuffy, 23, pore over jobs listings at the Summer Jobs Services centre in downtown Toronto.
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CHRISTOPHER RAGAN

Canada’s limited solutions to its slow-growth recovery

Canada is mired in a slow-growth recovery because the United States and Europe are still repairing their economies in the wake of enormous financial crises. As I argue in a recently released paper from the C.D. Howe Institute, as long as the global economy remains fragile, Canada will not return to growth rates anywhere near our pre-crisis standard of 3 per cent.