Market Insights

Episode 11: Stimulus programs: Canada’s effectiveness and financial position with Rebekah Young, Director, Fiscal and Provincial Economics at Scotiabank.

In Canada, the Federal government continues to put the full weight of its financial powers into the fight against the economic turmoil caused by COVID-19. But have these programs performed as advertised, in providing Canadians and Canadian businesses the support they desperately need? Effectiveness aside, the question remains, can we afford this? We discuss Canada’s financial position and shed light on the question of affordability.

Market Points is part of the Knowledge Capital Series, a collection of audio, video and written commentary from Scotiabank Global Banking and Markets leaders and experts, designed to provide you with timely insights and analysis.

 

For more information, please contact:

Rebekah Young
Director, Fiscal and Provincial Economics

Phone: 416-862-3876