Jean-François Perrault View Profile

Senior Vice-President and Chief Economist


“We’re in the late stage of an economic expansion. People have a hard time wrapping their headsaround that. When growth is slowing, it’s viewed as a bad thing…. It scares people. It makes them think, ‘Oh my God, I’m going to get fired. How am I going to afford my mortgage?’ This isn’t bad news. This is something that needs to happen.”

— Jean-François Perrault

In the News

Timing of Bank of Canada’s next statement gives it potential to tinge election – CityNews

‘There’s a lot of stuff to worry about’: Plenty of fear on the horizon at Post’s annual outlook luncheon – Financial Post

Canada is a ‘northern star,’ outshining softer U.S. growth: Scotiabank – Yahoo Finance

Posthaste: Why Bank of Canada should cut rates by 50 basis points, small stocks eye big gains and oil spills into Alberta creek – Financial Post

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