Manufacturers plan for uncertain cash flow in 2020
… but 30% of SME survey respondents had challenges with managing cash flow.
Teck decision underscores investment crisis in Canada
The federal government is to blame for a significant drop in investment across 10 of the 15 major sectors of the Canadian economy.
Federal finances are on the razor’s edge
Government can’t continue to ignore the warning signs of a slowing economy.
The skills shortage and jobs for women
How do we get more ladies and others interested in manufacturing?
Manufacturing jobs and the future
They have grown more rapidly in Canada and the US than the workforce as a whole.
Sluggish investment threatens Canada’s prosperity
The only way to raise living standards and incomes is by building a more productive economy, yet politicians are mum on the subject.
Want the best out of each employee?
Stop trying to fix their failings.
Unifying teams starts with a leader admitting being wrong
Show humility, admit when you are wrong, show resilience and your team will too.
Communicating the vision is as important as having one
Actions can change overnight with the right level of context and understanding.
Looking to expand your business beyond Canada?
Tap Canada’s trade commissioners to help access global markets.
Election 2019: Post-election checklist for business
Tips on people, places and things that will get you started.
Election 2019: What happens after voting?
Watch the post-election activity and stay close to the influencers in government.
Election 2019: It’s time. Are you ready to vote?
Watch the parties and candidates closely to see what they are saying to lock down your vote.
Election 2019: Want to back a political candidate?
There are new rules for this federal election.
New approaches needed for workforce development
The use of new digital technlogies is reshaping the way education and training is being delivered.
Death by 1,000 cuts: Confront your local candidates
Your chance to confront candidates about policies that drive away investment.
Election 2019: Three things that change when the writ is dropped
Enforce your policy around political visits, review party platforms and watch for opportunities to meet local candidates.
Manufacturer group warns of gathering economic storm
A slowdown is coming as Canada is woefully unprepared to weather its first recession in over a decade.
Asked to host a politician? Know your limits
Be aware of the distinction between government and politics as election time approaches.
Factories of the future set standards for excellence
There’s a clear vision of how technology and data are to be used for gaining competitive advantage.
Make the leap into new export markets
Not just the US. Diversify. Spread around the risk.
Canada well placed to meet world’s growing energy demands
Ranks as a responsible supplier compared to most other major oil and gas exporting nations.
Pre-election is pre-game for Canadian federal politics
It’s a good time to look for opportunities to shape the parties’ platforms based on what’s important to your business.
Leading young people into skilled trades is paying off
…but more work is needed to curb shortage.
Increasing government debt rarely a successful strategy
Spending our way to a heightened state of environmental stewardship could cause more harm than good.
Dramatic drop in capital expenditures threatens Canada’s prosperity
It’s the major source of productivity growth and higher standards of living in developed countries.
How Canada can tax carbon efficiently
Carbon tax should replace other, less efficient policies with the same objective and be offset by cuts in other taxes.
Canada falling behind on corporate accountability
Trudeau government’s global reputation at risk over how Canadian companies do business abroad.
Sad state of Canada’s economy can be remedied
Lower tax rates, with more capital investment, are crucial to increasing productivity, wages and living standards.
Industry 4.0: What’s new at the fair?
Hannover Messe is the place to go to see the latest in digital factory, industrial systems, robotics and more.
Trump’s steel and aluminum tariffs are lifted, but tactic failed
President’s tunnel vision alienates Western allies who have common cause in the challenges posed by China.
Climate change strategy offers Sheer a way to win election
How does a Liberal government that can’t campaign on its abysmal record go about gaining re-election?