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How will global economic turmoil hit the Canadian economy?

A miner leans on a cane during a protest against government austerity measures in Madrid. Spain has an unemployment rate of nearly 25 per cent - the highest unemployment rate in the 17-nation euro zone.

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In July, many companies issued their earnings reports and provided a glimpse of the impact that a slowing global economy could have on Canada's economy.

Douglas Porter, deputy chief economist with BMO Nesbitt Burns, joined us for a live chat that took a closer look at what shaky global markets mean for Canada.

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