Economic conditions in Quebec and Ontario
Our economists take a closer look at the Quebec and Ontario economies. Track regional economic activity, the housing market and economic trends.
Regional Economic Studies
Overview of economic activity in Quebec’s administrative regions: labour and housing markets, investment, personal income, etc. Comparison with Quebec economic trends and short-term outlook.
One annual publication for each region
Desjardins Affordability Index
Our index measures the ability of households to purchase a home and assume the related costs. It also helps assess the risks weighing on the housing market and anticipate major variations in residential prices.
The index is calculated for:
- Canada, Quebec and Ontario
- Metropolitan areas in Quebec and Ontario
- Calgary, Edmonton, Vancouver and Winnipeg
Published every 6 months
Spotlight on Housing
Our economists present the highlights of the residential sector in Quebec.
Published 4 to 6 times a year
Desjardins Leading Index
Use this composite index to monitor shifts in Quebec's economy that may indicate an imminent recession or recovery.
Quebec and Ontario Economic News
Brief analyses of key economic statistics for Quebec and Ontario.
Published a few times a month
Sector-based analyses of economic activity in Quebec.
Published a few times a year
Publications 11 to 20 of 119
Topic: Desjardins Leading Index The DLI Slumps Again as Quebec Seems on the Edge of a Recession December 7, 2022
Topic: Quebec and Ontario Economic News Unemployment Hits a Record Low of 3.8% in Quebec and Falls to 5.5% in Ontario December 2, 2022
Topic: Desjardins Affordability Index Affordability Continues to Decline Nationwide December 1, 2022
Topic: Quebec and Ontario Economic News Quebec’s Real GDP Edged Up in August November 28, 2022
Topic: Spotlight on Housing Construction and Renovation: Rising Costs and Interest Rates Take Their Toll November 9, 2022
Topic: Quebec and Ontario Economic News Job Numbers Are Up in Quebec and Ontario November 4, 2022
Topic: Desjardins Leading Index The DLI Sinks Further in August: Quebec May Already Have One Foot in a Recession November 1, 2022
Topic: Quebec and Ontario Economic News September Labour Market Figures: Quebec Stays Stable While Ontario Takes a Tumble October 7, 2022
Topic: Desjardins Leading Index The DLI Fell Sharply in July, Signalling a Recession Ahead for Quebec October 4, 2022
Topic: Quebec and Ontario Economic News Unemployment Rates Rose in Quebec and Ontario in August September 9, 2022
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