It's not even possible for collapse to come as any other way than total surprise...
The Canary in the Globalization Coal Mine
Canada's economy is far more correlated to globalized trade, which is now imploding
According to OECD data, Canada's economy is as strong or stronger than the U.S. across all three dimensions of GDP growth, unemployment and fiscal deficits:
The U.S. stock market has far outperformed the Canadian stock market since 2009
"Houston, we found the problem"
Canada's current account balance (balance of trade) has deteriorated by a massive 6% of GDP in the past 8 years - now firmly negative, while the U.S. balance of trade has actually improved by 4% of GDP, albeit still negative:
The "stealth" implosion of Globalization, in broad daylight, continues into Season 12 of the Kardashians...