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Insight Energy General
November 17, 2020  

Why oil and gas are fundamental to Canada

$493 billion in energy revenues paid to governments since 2000 is more than family allowance and children’s benefits since 1970.

Insight Government Manufacturing Economy General
November 3, 2020  

Canada’s drifting fiscal ship needs an anchor

The bottom line is clear: there has to be some limit to borrowing

Insight Manufacturing Economy General
October 28, 2020  

Manufacturers head into an uncertain recovery

As the economy opens up, the threat of another wave of infection is very real.

Insight Government Manufacturing Economy General
October 22, 2020  

Shoring up our future closer to home

AME’s whitepaper “A Manufacturing Marshall Plan” calls for reshoring, nearshoring and leanshoring.

Insight Energy Government Manufacturing Economy General Sustainability
October 13, 2020  

Trudeau delivers another blow to energy, mining sectors

Plan requiring projects to describe how they will achieve net-zero emissions may not even be feasible.

Insight Government Manufacturing Economy General
October 8, 2020  

Trudeau’s infrastructure announcement raises red flags

Every dollar spent on white elephant vanity projects reduces the money that could be spent on schools, hospitals.

Insight Government Manufacturing Economy General
September 24, 2020  

Economic freedom on the wane worldwide

Policy response to COVID-19 has put more of the economy into government hands, threatening economic freedom globally.

Insight Government Manufacturing Economy General Sustainability
September 22, 2020  

Canada’s economic revival requires a broad strategy

A narrow focus on the green/clean sector won’t get the job done.

Insight Manufacturing Economy General
September 8, 2020  

Canada’s post-pandemic supply chain challenge

It’s creating opportunities for companies most capable of responding to gaps in supplier capabilities.

Insight Manufacturing Economy General
September 3, 2020  

How we can climb out of the pandemic hole

Two manufacturing groups offer recommendations for action.

Insight Energy Government Manufacturing Oil & Gas General Sustainability
September 1, 2020  

Only private investment will save Canada’s economy

Generating, rather than consuming government revenues will require a profound reversal by the Trudeau government.

Insight Government Manufacturing Economy General
August 25, 2020  

Federal finances remain vulnerable to fluctuating interest rates

An increase could lead the government into a downward cycle of increased deficits, and that means higher taxes.

Insight Aerospace Economy General
August 13, 2020  

Bombardier the poster child of pork barrel cronyism

Instead of picking winners and losers, governments should step back and let markets work.

Insight Manufacturing Economy General
July 9, 2020  

Next Generation Manufacturing: A supercluster update

NGen’s goal is to enable capabilities no individual company or organization can achieve on its own.

Insight Government Manufacturing Economy General
June 11, 2020  

Canada’s debt is piling up again from deficit spending

Our ability to deal with the economic effects of COVID-19 is really a fiscal dividend from the actions of earlier governments.