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Insight Manufacturing Economy General
June 18, 2019  

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.

Insight Manufacturing General Technology
June 4, 2019  

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.

Insight Government Manufacturing Economy General
May 27, 2019  

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.

Insight Government Manufacturing General Sustainability
May 14, 2019  

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?

Insight Government Manufacturing Economy General
May 8, 2019  

Budget deficits can increase social inequality

Burden falls on the whole population, and low-income Canadians can least afford to contribute.

Insight Manufacturing Technology
April 24, 2019  

Bridge the technology divide

Advanced Manufacturing Supercluster aims to accelerate adoption and scale-up.

Insight Government Manufacturing General
April 22, 2019  

Carbon pricing offers cold comfort

Business comes up short on the rebates and the policy will likely come up short on emissions reduction.

Insight Government Manufacturing General
April 8, 2019  

SNC-Lavalin reminds us big government invites big scandals

Scale back government to limit the temptation to indulge in scandalous behaviour.

Insight Government Manufacturing Economy General
March 19, 2019  

Trudeau’s deficits: Short-term gain, long-term pain

Saddles future generations with the risk and the fallout.

Insight Manufacturing General
March 14, 2019  

This budget season, Canada must lower taxes on entrepreneurs

Canada is at a disadvantage for attracting and retaining those we rely on for innovation, employment growth and prosperity.

Insight Manufacturing Economy General
March 12, 2019  

Get serious about trade diversification

Tariffs have increased manufacturing costs throughout North American supply chains.

Insight Manufacturing Economy General
March 12, 2019  

Manufacturing not as hot in 2019

Tariffs have increased manufacturing costs throughout North American supply chains.

Insight Manufacturing Economy General
February 25, 2019  

Build scale to close the competitiveness gap

Bigger companies invest more in innovation, employ more technology and benefit from greater economies of scale and production efficiencies.

Insight Government Manufacturing General
February 13, 2019  

Undoing the damage to the economy from the flight of capital

It will require a major shift in policy at both the federal level and in many provinces.

Insight Government Manufacturing General
February 5, 2019  

[15-sec. RANT] Ford government wants us to roll over on tariffs: Huh???

Wrong message to send the Trumpists about the cost of protectionist policies.