How to cut global emissions, boost the economy
Exporting LNG to displace coal is a powerful way to lead in helping to reduce global emissions.
How we deal with our ever-rising nation debt?
Federal deficit of $381 billion and a debt exceeding $1 trillion, just under 50% of gross domestic product.
New era of intelligent manufacturing
World Manufacturing Forum emphasizes the importance of innovation, focuses on how AI trends define the future.
Ingredients for recovery in a post-COVID Canada
More companies are waking up to the benefits of digital technology.
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.
Canada’s drifting fiscal ship needs an anchor
The bottom line is clear: there has to be some limit to borrowing
Manufacturers head into an uncertain recovery
As the economy opens up, the threat of another wave of infection is very real.
Shoring up our future closer to home
AME’s whitepaper “A Manufacturing Marshall Plan” calls for reshoring, nearshoring and leanshoring.
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.
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.
Economic freedom on the wane worldwide
Policy response to COVID-19 has put more of the economy into government hands, threatening economic freedom globally.
Canada’s economic revival requires a broad strategy
A narrow focus on the green/clean sector won’t get the job done.
Canada’s post-pandemic supply chain challenge
It’s creating opportunities for companies most capable of responding to gaps in supplier capabilities.
How we can climb out of the pandemic hole
Two manufacturing groups offer recommendations for action.
Only private investment will save Canada’s economy
Generating, rather than consuming government revenues will require a profound reversal by the Trudeau government.
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.
Bombardier the poster child of pork barrel cronyism
Instead of picking winners and losers, governments should step back and let markets work.
Next Generation Manufacturing: A supercluster update
NGen’s goal is to enable capabilities no individual company or organization can achieve on its own.
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.
Is the low-carbon future upon us now?
Without major technological breakthroughs, the costs of moving quickly to a far less carbon-intensive economy are painfully high.
The new normal will come with a cost
Looking ahead, prepare for other unanticipated crisis events.
Practical ways to tackle Canada’s emissions problems
Climate warriors spend a great deal of time condemning current practices without offering realistic solutions.
Take baby steps toward restarting Canada’s economy
Governments rightly are cautious about moving too quickly, given how easily COVID-19 is transmitted.
Capital gains tax hike would cripple investment in Canada
Increasing the federal tax would be anti-investment, anti-entrepreneurship, anti-innovation and anti-green.
Industry 4.0: Technology and the human side of change
Work with existing employees to implement new technologies in a way that is still beneficial to all.
Trade deal will frustrate quest for COVID-19 vaccine
Industry’s rapid response is a reminder to support and protect biopharmaceutical innovation.
Manufacturers are responding to COVID-19
They’re helping to meet critical shortages of health care products for diagnosing, treating, and preventing the virus.
A COVID-19 virus update for manufacturers
Feeling the impact but responding to the needs of healthcare facilities, frontline workers and Canadians.
Energy sector helping Canada weather COVID-19 storm
How the energy industry is supported now will determine Canada’s future economic health and its role as a global supplier.
Making a case for collaborative networks
World-class manufacturing capabilities are built on well functioning, collaborative networks.
Industry 4.0 and the future of manufacturing
CME says there are some barriers the federal government can help clear.
We need more women in skilled trades
Looming shortage of apprentices means lost profits and paycheques for Ontarians