Insight Manufacturing Economy General
February 25, 2019  

Build scale to close the competitiveness gap

Bigger companies invest more in innovation, employ more technology and benefit from greater economies of scale and production efficiencies.

Insight Manufacturing General
January 16, 2019  

Despite government subsidies, Canadian innovation wanes

Burdensome regulation, limited competition and unfavourable taxes hold companies back.

News Energy Government Manufacturing Oil & Gas General
December 5, 2018  

First ministers meeting shaping up to be most acrimonious in years

Trudeau will have to contend with challenges from conservative premiers.

News Manufacturing Economy General
November 21, 2018  

Ottawa has a competitiveness plan, but it’s unclear how much help is needed

Focus will be on targeted measures to attract investment, rather than broad-based corporate tax reductions.

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.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
September 13, 2018  

Feds focused on targeted measures over corporate tax cuts: sources

Bill Morneau consulting business, says he hadn’t ruled anything out.

News Energy Manufacturing General
February 26, 2018  

Energy group calls for better tax and regulation to restore competitiveness

China, Japan, Russia are looking at their tax policies to ensure they’re competitive.

News Government Manufacturing Business Operations Economy General
February 16, 2017  

Trudeau must act to protect Canada from Trump’s domestic agenda

Business Council of Canada warns Ottawa to boost Canadian competitiveness amid Trump’s plan to slash taxes, ease regulatory obstacles.

Insight Government Manufacturing Business Operations Economy General
December 17, 2016  

Welcome to Trump World

The president-elect’s unlikely victorious bid for the White House points to a likely disruption of global trade and international relationships. That includes Canada.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
November 29, 2016  

Canada losing ground on tax competitiveness, risks investment

University of Calgary report shows Canada slipping in international rankings.

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August 3, 2016  

Ontario, Michigan sign deal for more integration of auto sectors

MOU will promote innovation and regional competitiveness.

News Manufacturing Economy General
March 30, 2016  

Canada #2 among 10 countries for cost competitiveness

High US dollar has helped despite rising office real estate costs and lower tax credits.

Event Energy Manufacturing General Operations Production
September 15, 2015  

Energy 2015: Energy Opportunities in Changing Times

Energy 2015: Energy Opportunities in Changing times will highlight

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.

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April 16, 2015  

Oil dependent NL lacks competitive edge, study says

Aging workforce among most profound challenges, Conference Board said.