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News Manufacturing Economy General
June 23, 2020  

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.

News Manufacturing Economy General
May 7, 2018  

Business leaders’ confidence sours on Canadian economy: survey

Conference Board of Canada confidence index falls to lowest level in six quarters.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General
April 12, 2018  

Tide turns for Canada’s oil industry, but pipeline issues a constraint

Ability to expand export markets beyond North America key to competitiveness.

News Energy Government Manufacturing Business Operations Economy General Sustainability
August 16, 2017  

NAFTA energy clause draws Canadian criticism

Business groups on both sides of the political spectrum say the “proportionality clause” is outdated and gives the US too much control over Canadian energy production.

News Manufacturing General Sustainability
July 12, 2017  

Opportunity knocks for Canadian-made climate-friendly goods

Canada leads in cleantech academic research, but has struggled with turning that research into market-ready technologies.

News Manufacturing Business Operations General Operations
June 23, 2017  

Rewards and recognition programs don’t match Millennial workforce realities

Organizations are placing too much emphasis on long-service recognition.

News Government Manufacturing Business Operations Economy General
February 16, 2017  

SMEs aren’t ready to take advantage of CETA: CME

Association estimates just 40,000 of Canada’s one million SMEs are exporters.

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February 2, 2017  

Canada’s best prospects for trade with China go beyond natural resources

The value of Canadian exports to China has grown at a double-digit pace from 2006 to 2015.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas Business Operations General Operations Production
November 15, 2016  

Fort McMurray wildfire recovery to spur $5.3B in spending

Ramp-up in reconstruction is expected to create about 9,000 jobs next year.

News Manufacturing Business Operations General
October 26, 2016  

Another year of modest salary gains ahead amid slow economic growth

Lowest increases (1.1%) going to oil and gas workers in Alberta.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General Sustainability
October 13, 2016  

LNG still an opportunity for extraction industry despite lower prices

Long term expansion is expected, but developing opportunities will require investment.

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing Business Operations Economy General
October 4, 2016  

Food manufacturing industry to see record profits in 2016

Rising demand from developing countries is boosting the industry’s exports.

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October 4, 2016  

Oil industry losses to stretch into third year: Conference Board

Forecast suggests oil extraction sector will be hit by a $10 billion loss this year.

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September 14, 2016  

‘Hardest part is behind’ territorial economies: conference board

Economic growth is expected to average 1.8% in the three territories between 2016 and 2020.

News Manufacturing Business Operations Economy General
June 29, 2016  

Conference Board index signals stronger economy ahead for Canada

Oil price recovery, stock market gains, and growing consumer confidence fuelling economic momentum.