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June 6, 2016  

Entrepreneurs expect to grow workforce this year

Disruption, innovation key to growth, survey says.

News Manufacturing Business Operations General Operations
April 25, 2016  

Partnership popularity grows as tool to counter low growth

EY survey reveals the appetite for mergers and acquisitions remains strong as well.

News Manufacturing Business Operations General
October 26, 2015  

Companies looking for takeovers to cushion global slowdown: survey

Deal values are already up 35% on 2014, according to EY.

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May 11, 2015  

Record number of Canadian businesses looking at deals

EY survey reveals there’s opportunities for strategic and innovative deals despite iffy economic sentiment.

News Manufacturing Business Operations General
October 15, 2014  

M&A market stagnant despite economic confidence: survey

Canadian companies focused on low-risk growth strategies.

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April 14, 2014  

Executives’ confidence in global economy up 24%: EY

Improved confidence means companies are planning on pursuing more M&A activity in the next 12 months, survey suggests.

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January 29, 2014  

Only 41% of companies approach divestments strategically: EY

Global report shows divestments take on greater strategic importance across sectors.

News Energy Oil & Gas Business Operations Operations Sustainability
October 21, 2013  

Oilpatch deals slow amid market uncertainty, foreign investment rules

Ernst & Young study recommends performance improvement programs to boost efficiency.

News Production
August 27, 2013  

Canada is a “top 5” country for entrepreneurship: EY survey

The lending environment in Canada is improving more quickly than elsewhere in the G20.

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June 3, 2013  

Non-tax business unit leaders unfamiliar with tax risk management

Tax controversies, while not uncommon, are increasing according to Ernst & Young survey.

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March 21, 2013  

$117M class action settlement between Ernst & Young, Sino Forest

Chinese-Canadian company accused of fraudulently overstating assets.

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February 22, 2013  

Canadian mining deal value and volume down in 2012

Canada maintains high stake in global M&A activity.

News General
February 22, 2013  

Too few companies focused on improved working capital in 2013: Ernst & Young

Working capital management is too often a reactive, month-end exercise.

News Manufacturing Business Operations Operations Production Technology
February 12, 2013  

BRICs face growing competition as globalization creates new players

Ernst & Young report suggests growth in globalization is led by technology and cross-border flow of ideas.

News Energy Oil & Gas Business Operations Operations Sustainability
February 11, 2013  

Expect a flurry of ‘for sale’ signs throughout oilpatch: Ernst & Young

Report suggests a growing number of Canadian oil companies are shedding assets in Alberta’s oil patch.

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August 31, 2012  

Idled Cape Breton mill gets $1.5 million court approved cash injection

Money for NewPage’s Port Hawkesbury mill comes from a $15.8-million provincial fund to keep the mill in a so-called hot idle mode.

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May 9, 2012  

Canadians hungry for M&A: Ernst & Young

More Canadian companies intend to pursue acquisitions, bucking global statistics, according to a survey by Ernst & Young.

News Business Operations Operations Sustainability
November 30, 2011  

BC firm second bidder for idled NS paper mill

The court-appointed monitor overseeing efforts to sell a shuttered Cape Breton paper mill has named a second bidder interested in buying and operating the factory.

News General
November 3, 2011  

Troubled NS paper mills need to cut costs to survive

The ability for the troubled Bowater Mersey and Port Hawksury paper mills to cut costs will help determine whether or not they stay in operation.

News Business Operations Sustainability
August 30, 2011  

Oil sands: Rising costs, labour biggest risks

Global economic issues, escalating costs and environmental issues are making it hard for oil sands companies to forecast and plan. More collaboration may be the answer, says Ernst & Young.

News Business Operations Technology
July 11, 2011  

Celebrating entrepreneurs

Business should build up “intrapreneurial” spirit: Ernst & Young

News Oil & Gas Business Operations Operations Sustainability
June 23, 2011  

Oil and gas execs primed for investment

Positive business conditions in Canada are giving oil and gas companies the confidence to invest this year, although rising inflationary pressures could crimp their plans, says a Ernst & Young report.

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April 14, 2011  

Canada a top 10 renewable energy investor

When it comes to investment in renewable energy, Canada is among the world’s top 10, according to Ernst & Young’s Renewable energy country attractiveness indices.

News Energy Sustainability
July 23, 2010  

Canada is a hot spot for renewable energy projects

Ontario’s Green Energy Act includes a Feed-in Tariff program