News Business Operations General
December 16, 2020  

Retail, banking & tech sectors driving holistic web protection market

Market expected to reach US$3.63 billion by 2025 from US$1.93 billion in 2020

News Government General
September 18, 2020  

Federal pay equity commissioner reappointed, but new law not in force

On average in Canada, women earn 12% less than men

News Government General
August 10, 2020  

Liberals turn over thousands of pages on WE decision

The Liberals handed more than 5,000 pages about the decision to the committee over the weekend

News Government General
August 10, 2020  

Rent relief program becomes new front in fight between Liberals, opposition

Opposition parties are trying to draw parallels between the decision to have the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. run the program and the WE controversy

News Government General
August 6, 2020  

Opposition hoping for answers in government documents about WE Charity deal

The feds have until Aug. 8 to table with the Commons finance committee all documents related to the now-cancelled agreement

News Construction Government General
August 5, 2020  

Feds earmark $3.3B for provinces, territories for COVID-19 infrastructure

The feds are envisioning the money will be used to retrofit schools, hospitals and long-term care facilities to better limit the spread of COVID-19

News Metals Minerals General
July 29, 2020  

Feds invest $98M for the minerals and metals sector

The feds are supporting the Geo-mapping for Energy and Minerals program and the Targeted Geoscience Initiative

News Government General
July 29, 2020  

Feds announces $3M to support B.C. tech companies

Up to 2,500 innovation firms will benefit and the funding is expected to support about 1,000 jobs

News Government General
July 29, 2020  

WE sponsored travel for donors not the norm for other charities: experts

Morneau told the House of Commons finance committee last week he had freshly repaid WE Charity more than $41,000

News Government General
July 28, 2020  

Senate approves bill on wage subsidy, disability payments for COVID-19

Bill C-20 passed on a voice vote without changes

News Automotive General
July 22, 2020  

Tesla makes US$104M profit in 2Q despite factory shutdown

Picked a site for its second US assembly plant, although the location wasn’t released.

News Government General
July 2, 2020  

Transform CERB into a basic annual income program for better Canada

A basic income program is necessary, but not sufficient, for a complete economic safety net, researchers suggest

News Government General
June 30, 2020  

Reviewing COVID-19 aid to prep for potential second wave: Trudeau [UPDATED]

The latest federal figures show direct spending at just over $174 billion.

Feature Manufacturing General
June 29, 2020  

Leverage government programs to achieve strategic growth objectives

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News Government General
June 24, 2020  

Ottawa to give $46 million to Quebec, Atlantic provinces to help boost tourism

Most of the funding for Atlantic Canada is coming from money already in the federal budget

News Government General
June 18, 2020  

$500 a week COVID-19 benefit to be extended eight weeks: PM

Government will look at international best practices to determine what further changes will be needed.

News Government General
June 10, 2020  

Significant changes to wage subsidy and CERB programs required: CFIB

Small business owners face significant barriers hiring or recalling staff as they return to work.

News Government General
May 21, 2020  

New AG says office narrowing focus on federal COVID-19 programs

Will be on how prepared federal officials were for the pandemic, as well as key parts of the federal response.

News Government Manufacturing General
May 21, 2020  

Feds want equity or cash from companies applying for COVID-19 loan

Terms are designed to make sure companies using the program receive bridge loans, not bailouts.

News Government Manufacturing General
May 12, 2020  

More financial support for businesses navigating COVID-19 crisis

Expanded Business Credit Availability Program supported by Export Development Canada.  

Insight Manufacturing General
March 3, 2020  

Manufacturers plan for uncertain cash flow in 2020

… but 30% of SME survey respondents had challenges with managing cash flow.

News Manufacturing Economy General
February 6, 2020  

Manufacturers plan for uncertain cash flow in 2020: survey

Rising costs and currency fluctuations, getting paid on time identified as top concerns.

News Automotive General
February 5, 2020  

Tesla stock is soaring. Madness or visionary investing?

Tesla is now worth more than General Motors, Ford and Fiat Chrysler combined, even though the Big Three together sell more cars and trucks in two weeks than Tesla does in a whole year

News Manufacturing Operations
September 4, 2018  

Brookfield unit leads investment in Brazilian heavy equipment manager Ouro Verde

Total value of deal is US$170 million. Transaction expected to close by year end.

News Government Economy
July 9, 2018  

Bank of Canada widely expected to get back on its rate hiking path

Bank of Canada governor Stephen Poloz hasn’t touched the rate since he increased it in January, a move that followed increases last year in September and July.

News Government General
May 31, 2018  

Statistics Canada says the pace of economic growth slowed in first quarter

Economy grew at annualized pace of 1.3 per cent in Q1 2018, compared to 1.7 per cent in Q4 2017.

Feature Manufacturing Business Operations General
October 24, 2014  

Avoiding start up obstacles

There are financing options outside of the banks.