15 December 2010
Meanwhile, 12% believe they’ll be worse.
• 19% expect positive economic trends in the nearest 12 months (last time it was 20%). 14% see more negative tendencies (in August it was 16%).
• 52% see positive Canadian economy changes in the next five years, while 34% expect unemployment and recession over this period. The previous report showed 55%-32% split.
• 50% are sure today’s a good time to buy a house, while 35% think opposite. The last report showed 49%-36% split.
Senior Vice-President Doug Anderson said that Canadians still remain cautious, but quite confident. “This report shows that Canadians are inclined to rely on their own experience. They see more positive economic trends in the future than some of the media.”