Insight Government Manufacturing Business Operations Economy General
July 4, 2017  

Interesting times, be prepared

Topping the list of troubling factors is trade disruption as NAFTA goes under the knife and the possibility of a border tax.

News Energy Government Oil & Gas Business Operations General Sustainability
May 15, 2017  

Panel calls to dismantle National Energy Board

Calls to create a national strategy that incorporates Ottawa’s policy vision on energy, the environment, and the economy.

Feature Manufacturing Business Operations General Technology
April 22, 2017  

Is technology killing jobs? Relax, no doomsday scenario here

A C.D. Howe Institute report finds some industries’ occupations will be disrupted more than others.

News Government Manufacturing Business Operations Economy General
April 11, 2017  

Pot taxes must stay low to beat black market, study says

C.D. Howe estimates legalized cannabis could generate about $675 million in government revenues next year.

News Energy Government Manufacturing Oil & Gas Business Operations Economy General Sustainability
January 26, 2016  

Foreign energy ownership levels unclear as PM seeks more cash

Briefing note estimates 40 to 50% of Canada’s energy sector is owned by foreign investors.

News Energy Government Oil & Gas General Operations Production Sustainability
September 23, 2015  

Alberta royalty regime needs overhauling: C.D. Howe

Think-tank argues a cash-flow tax would better account for the cost of doing business than a gross revenue royalty.

News Manufacturing Economy General
May 12, 2015  

TD’s chief economist to join C.D. Howe Institute

Craig Alexander will become the think-tank’s vice-president for economic analysis in September.

News Government Manufacturing Business Operations General
July 30, 2014  

What Ottawa can and can’t do about the slow-growth recovery: C.D. Howe

Policy makers need to turn their attention to labour-market policies to lessen the impact of the slow- growth economy, report says.

News Government Manufacturing Business Operations Economy General
July 24, 2014  

Finance minister rejects C.D. Howe report calling for spending to create jobs

Report argues keeping the deficit at 0.5% of GDP for three years to create the equivalent of 75,000 jobs.

News Business Operations Production
June 30, 2011  

Time for Canada to lose some weight

Government revenues have not returned to pre-recession levels and spending has grown to such an extent that a substantial portion of core program funding is debt financed.