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September 29, 2016  

Alberta gets $3M to attract business headquarters to Calgary

Calgary’s downtown office vacancy rate topped 21% just last month.

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August 4, 2015  

Wynne’s business burdens

Adding to the cost of doing business doesn’t help manufacturers and makes attracting investment to the province even more difficult.

News Manufacturing Economy General
July 29, 2015  

Conference Board downgrades growth forecast

A 15.5% drop in Q1 business investment tipped the economy into a small contraction.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas Economy General
February 9, 2015  

Conference Board downgrades economic growth forecast to 1.9%

Collapsing oil prices will take it’s toll on business investment, which is expected to drop by 23% this year.

News Manufacturing Business Operations Economy General
January 12, 2015  

BoC survey suggests manufacturers poised to invest more in 2015

Some companies expect the lower dollar to help them reclaim market share and increase competitiveness.

News Manufacturing Business Operations General Operations Production
November 27, 2014  

SMEs eager to invest in new projects, BDC survey says

Companies in Ontario lead the charge, followed closely by BC and the Prairies.

News Government Manufacturing Business Operations Economy General
November 26, 2014  

Burden of economic growth must move away from households: IMF

Sluggish business investment is still holding back growth.

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September 5, 2014  

Higher exports, investment needed to support growth: CIBC

Report suggests lacking business investment isn’t being caused by financial limitations, but an unwillingness to do so.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
September 4, 2014  

Bank of Canada keep interest rate steady at 1%

Central bank says Canada’s exports require continued growth before companies increase investment and hiring.

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September 4, 2014  

US factory orders surge a record 10.5% in July

It’s not all good news, as business investment slips 0.5% following a June increase of 5.4%.

News Manufacturing Business Operations Economy General
July 17, 2014  

Canada’s businesses lag global peers in investment, especially Ontario, Quebec

CD Howe report finds that companies in Ontario and Quebec have hit a 10-year low in investment per worker.

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July 17, 2014  

‘Serially disappointed’ about economy, Poloz keeps stimulative rates in place

Depressed export demand is keeping business from committing to new investments.

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December 16, 2013  

Politics, technology and economy shape top business risks in 2014

Businesses must adapt to complex new business practices, regulatory environments and economic opportunities.

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May 22, 2013  

Carney leaving Bank of Canada with country in a stronger position

But, he says Canada is less well-oriented to the sources of global growth; must focus on exports, business investment.

News Manufacturing Business Operations
February 18, 2013  

Canada moving toward a better mix of growth: Carney

BoC governor says economy needs to move towards business investment and export growth.