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.
Despite government subsidies, Canadian innovation wanes
Burdensome regulation, limited competition and unfavourable taxes hold companies back.
First ministers meeting shaping up to be most acrimonious in years
Trudeau will have to contend with challenges from conservative premiers.
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.
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.
Feds focused on targeted measures over corporate tax cuts: sources
Bill Morneau consulting business, says he hadn’t ruled anything out.
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.
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.
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.
Canada losing ground on tax competitiveness, risks investment
University of Calgary report shows Canada slipping in international rankings.
Ontario, Michigan sign deal for more integration of auto sectors
MOU will promote innovation and regional competitiveness.
Canada #2 among 10 countries for cost competitiveness
High US dollar has helped despite rising office real estate costs and lower tax credits.
Energy 2015: Energy Opportunities in Changing Times
Energy 2015: Energy Opportunities in Changing times will highlight…
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.
Oil dependent NL lacks competitive edge, study says
Aging workforce among most profound challenges, Conference Board said.