Trimming the training budget?
Training is seen as low hanging fruit ripe for cutting, but doing so will have longer term consequences.
Innovation, technology increases training ROI
Report calls on more employers to consider the advantages of innovative “smart learning systems.”
Anti-corruption rules on suppliers a threat to economy: study
Canadian Council of Chief Executives says suspension of a single firm could cost Canada more than $1 billion.
Canada’s largest firms say they pay more than corporate tax rate
PwC says the explanation is that bigger firms pay as much in other forms of taxation, such as EI and property taxes.
Big biz urges Tories to spend anticipated surplus carefully
A national labour strategy, levelling the corporate tax field and ratifying trade deals must be priorities.
Canada, US border initiatives moving too slowly: John Manley
A historic opportunity to slash red tape at the Canada-US border, is in danger of slipping away, says the head of border lobby group.
Business groups stress support for Canada EU trade deal
They’ll stand behind it and help sell the deal to Canadians.
Businesses to feel the pain from US sequestration
Beyond the Borders at risk, exports facing hold-ups, business travel hassles.
US fiscal woes a drag on Beyond the Border progress
US fiscal woes a drag on Beyond the Border progress.
A price to pay if China gets a no on Nexen
Investors would question Ottawa’s commitment to open markets
China depicted as unfair trader ‘simplistic’: report
A new report on the emergence of China as a global engine of growth suggests Western countries like Canada had better get on board – and that the perils are less than critics maintain.
Canada seen as a fumbler by Asia: report
A CCCE report says Canada’s federal government has fumbled lucrative economic opportunities in China and the rest of Asia: it will need to work hard to catch up.
CEOs call for carbon pricing, energy strategy
Canada’s CEOs are calling on all levels of government to come up with a workable, consistent national energy strategy that includes carbon pricing to address the climate change issue.