Economy to grow in 2021, if there isn’t another national shutdown
Outlook is at the optimistic range of the Bank of Canada’s most recent estimates.
Business leaders’ confidence sours on Canadian economy: survey
Conference Board of Canada confidence index falls to lowest level in six quarters.
Tide turns for Canada’s oil industry, but pipeline issues a constraint
Ability to expand export markets beyond North America key to competitiveness.
The window to a new trade era is open
A failure to address the “disruption” of technological change driven in part by Industry 4.0 and the Industrial Internet of Things will further weaken performance in global markets where the list of competitors is growing.
Time to shift from survival to excelling
Competitive challenges are plenty but so are the opportunities for companies that choose to venture into new markets.
March of the robots: prepare for accelerated global adoption
The Boston Consulting Group is forecasting investment in advanced industrial robots will take off over the next decade.
Mind the (age) gap
Gen X and Millennials: understand generational differences to gain a competitive edge.
Improve your innovation efforts
Conference Board report offers principles for practical strategies.