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Inflation and interest rates got you down? You're not alone, poll suggests

COVID seems to have sucked all the optimism out of the country, pollster says.

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Having a mortgage was a significant source of worry for Canadians, a new poll suggest. 

Inflation and interest rates combined with "post-COVID malaise" have Canadians feeling pessimistic about the economy, a new poll suggests.

Pollara Strategic Insights' annual economic outlook has found four in five people think Canada has already been plunged into a recession and half are gloomy about this year.

Robert Benzie

Robert Benzie is the Star’s Queen’s Park bureau chief and a reporter covering Ontario politics. Follow him on Twitter: @robertbenzie.


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