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David Parkinson

David Parkinson has been covering business and financial markets since 1990, and has been with The Globe and Mail since 2000. A Calgary native, he received a Southam Fellowship from the University of Toronto in 1999-2000, studying international political economics.

Latest articles
Opinion
Trump’s trade tirade clouds Bank of Canada’s rate-hike ambitions Subscriber content David Parkinson
Canada’s household debt burden falls to two-year low
Opinion
Tempest-in-a-milk-jug over Canada’s dairy tariffs defies economic logic Subscriber content David Parkinson
Can Doug deliver? What Ford’s PC government means for Ontario’s economy Subscriber content
Opinion
Ontario’s next premier faces a bigger economic challenge than predicted Subscriber content David Parkinson
Trade gap narrows sharply as exports hit record high Subscriber content
Analysis
Tariffs’ impact on Canada’s economy ‘manageable,’ experts say
Canadian economy finishes first quarter strong after weak debut, Statscan reports
BoC deputy governor still sees ‘some slack’ in Canada’s labour market
Pace of Canadian economic growth slows to 1.3-per-cent in first quarter
Opinion
The BoC just moved its bottom line on rate hikes Subscriber content David Parkinson
Opinion
Campaign promises by Doug Ford, Andrea Horwath show they’re no better than Liberals on reining in debt, deficit Subscriber content David Parkinson
Inflation above BoC’s two-per-cent target for third straight month
Opinion
Canada enjoys a manufacturing boom, for now Subscriber content David Parkinson
U.S. bill seeking to suspend tariffs on Canadian newsprint Subscriber content
Catalyst Paper
Opinion
New in socionomics: When recessions meet conception Subscriber content David Parkinson
Canada’s trade gap swells, but import, export growth signals economic momentum
Opinion
Fed rate decision could foreshadow Bank of Canada’s stand Subscriber content David Parkinson
Canada’s economy rebounds on broad gains; economists eye July rate hike
Opinion
Ontario Liberal budgets have been panned. Can PCs do better? Subscriber content David Parkinson