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Insight Automotive Manufacturing Economy General
November 28, 2018  

GM closures: Oshawa needs more than ‘thoughts and prayers’

The human cost of job loss is enormous, potentially leading to depression, failing marriages or health, even suicide.

Insight Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General
November 27, 2018  

Canada’s sad march to energy industry oblivion

Encana has now become Americanized, driven south by disastrous Liberal policies.

Insight Government Manufacturing General Sustainability
November 13, 2018  

Canada’s climate policy mess is hardly cost-effective

Ottawa is simply layering a carbon tax on top of a pre-existing and very inefficient mix of regulations.

Insight Government Manufacturing Economy General Sustainability
November 1, 2018  

Trudeau’s wrong-headed approach to climate change

Trying to solve a problem with the wrong solution will inevitably lead to failure.

Insight Government Manufacturing Economy
October 30, 2018  

Canadian competitiveness lags because of US tax reform

635,000 jobs, $85 billion in GDP and $20 billion in government revenue could be at risk.

Insight Government Manufacturing Economy General
October 23, 2018  

Setting global benchmarks in advanced manufacturing

Canadian industry needs to step up its game when it comes to research and innovation.

Insight Energy Government Manufacturing Economy General
October 17, 2018  

Fix Ontario’s disastrous power strategy

Government put green agenda ahead of Ontarians by subsidizing wind and solar power.

Insight Government Manufacturing Economy General
October 16, 2018  

New trade deal increases American sway over Canada

The USMCA first promotes the economic and trade interests of the US within North America.

Insight Government Manufacturing Economy General
October 9, 2018  

USMCA: An agreement between friends?

Even with an agreement, a protectionist White House means more trouble to come.

Insight Government Manufacturing General
September 26, 2018  

Trade, deficit reduction and tax reform critical as recession looms

The federal government must act quickly on three fronts if it is to head off economic disaster.

Insight Government Manufacturing Economy General
September 17, 2018  

[RANT] Energy and trade: double trouble for Canada

The Trudeau government’s Keystone Cop management of the pipeline file does not inspire confidence in Canada’s energy sector.

Insight Manufacturing Economy General
September 9, 2018  

Learning to adapt to the growing gig economy

A changing labour market is creating opportunity, pressuring business and government to adapt.

Insight Automotive Government Manufacturing Economy General
September 4, 2018  

Resolving Canada’s trade quagmire in the age of Trump

We must make a major concession like phasing out our farm supply management to protect the auto sector.

Insight Government Manufacturing Economy General
August 27, 2018  

How we can avoid a devastating trade war with the US

We need a smart, realistic strategy for negotiations, starting with giving up our dairy supply management system.

Insight Government Manufacturing Economy General
August 20, 2018  

Canada needs tax reform, not tinkering

A response is needed to US policies that have reduced personal and business-related taxes.