News Government General Operations
October 20, 2020  

NATO to set up new space centre amid China, Russia concerns

Part of the alliance’s efforts to keep ahead in a fast moving and hi-tech sector, particularly amid concern about aggressive behaviour in space.

News Automotive Government Manufacturing General Production
October 8, 2020  

Feds, Ontario ante up millions to produce EVs at Ford’s Oakville plant

Part of a three-year agreement worth nearly $2 billion between the automaker and Unifor announced in September.

News Government General
July 23, 2020  

How Canada compares on COVID-19 cases and deaths

Canada has done a better job than other countries at managing COVID-19, but death rate exceeds similar nations.

News Government Manufacturing General
July 16, 2020  

Apple wins big EU court case over US$15B in taxes

EU Commission claimed in 2016 Apple had struck an illegal tax deal with Irish authorities that allowed it to pay extremely low rates.

News Government General
June 8, 2020  

The politics behind how governments control coronavirus data

The probability of contracting COVID-19 and the chances to recover is shaped by statistical figures released by our respective governments

News Government Manufacturing Sustainability
November 28, 2019  

Generation Greta: Angry youths put heat on climate talks

Young people to rally in cities around the world Nov. 29 to demand that governments step up their efforts to curb climate change.

News Government Manufacturing General Sustainability
October 25, 2019  

Government pledges for global climate fund reach about $10B

Almost half of the amount is being provided by France, Germany and Britain alone.

News Government Manufacturing General
August 29, 2019  

CFIB calls for action on federal and provincial payroll taxes

Report says small business is getting crushed under their weight.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
May 14, 2019  

US targets US$300B of Chinese goods for new tariff hikes

Target list released after Beijing announced tariff hikes May 13 on US$60 billion of American goods.

News Government Manufacturing General Sustainability
May 8, 2019  

Greenhouse gases causing Arctic seas to acidify quicker: report

Predicts the Beaufort Sea will be corrosive enough within a decade to make it hard for clams or crabs to create shells.

Insight Government Manufacturing General
February 13, 2019  

Undoing the damage to the economy from the flight of capital

It will require a major shift in policy at both the federal level and in many provinces.

News Government Manufacturing General
September 29, 2016  

Quebec newspapers seek government help for digital transition

Publishers confronting declining revenue as advertising spending flows to social media platforms.

News Automotive Government Manufacturing General Operations Production Technology
April 5, 2016  

Driverless car-makers, governments face ethical dilemma

Advocates urge Ottawa to tread lightly as it creates new rules for the autonomous vehicle industry.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
January 19, 2016  

Maritimes make headway cutting red tape: CFIB

BC, Ontario and Quebec lead the way; Manitoba earns an F.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General Technology
October 8, 2015  

Balsillie guiding creation of innovation lobby group

Former RIM co-CEO says lobbying is critical for a sector based on developing ideas that will generate economic value.

News Government Manufacturing Economy
April 17, 2015  

G-20 officials confronting global weakness, threats

Falling oil prices and potential market turmoil under review.

News Manufacturing Business Operations Economy General
March 24, 2015  

Western trading in China’s RMB is low

Canadian companies five times less likely to use it than global peers.

News Production
December 30, 2011  

Prosperity and free-market capitalism

A recent week began with a speech at a major Western Canadian university, followed by business meetings in Montreal where I walked past an “Occupy” protestor encampment.

News Energy Business Operations Operations Sustainability
November 17, 2011  

Water use charge for industry proposed

The National Round Table on the Environment and the Economy wants governments to put a price on water used by industry – even though Canada is awash in H2O.