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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.

Insight Government Manufacturing General Sustainability
July 24, 2018  

Federal carbon tax seems destined to fail

PEI has added itself to the list of carbon tax opponents, following Ontario, and the list is growing.

Insight Manufacturing Economy
July 16, 2018  

We don’t want to go where trade wars have taken us before

Trump is not deterred by economists’ warnings of a global trade war that could usher in a new depression.

Insight Automotive Manufacturing General
July 5, 2018  

Driverless vehicles: not such a great idea

Better to leave the big driving decisions in human hands.

Insight Government Manufacturing Economy General
July 3, 2018  

Busting the minimum wage myth

Studies show raising it actually eliminates employment opportunities.

Insight Food & Beverage Government Manufacturing General
June 27, 2018  

Canadians are going Trump free until it becomes too expensive

But consumers are fickle and will opt for the product that offers the best quality for the lowest price.

Insight Government Manufacturing General
June 19, 2018  

Canada’s push for unfettered trade should begin at home

Supply management is protectionism by another name and shouldn’t be ignored as we seek freer trade.

Insight Government Manufacturing Economy General
June 14, 2018  

Economic incentives pay dividends

Recognizing incentives matter requires a reversal of many economic policies enacted by the Trudeau government.

Insight Food & Beverage Government Manufacturing General
June 11, 2018  

Dairy in Trump’s crosshairs: industry finally showing signs of common sense

Supply management 2.0 is finally here: farmers will need to develop new skill sets.