News Manufacturing Economy General
January 15, 2020  

Business confidence down, but companies still plan to invest: BDC

Will spend on intangible assets such as technology, marketing, intellectual property and employee training-over the next 12 months.

News Manufacturing Economy
January 14, 2020  

Bank of Canada survey suggests business confidence up

Outside of energy-producing regions, reports of improved indicators of future sales are widespread.

Biz Intelligence Manufacturing General
May 2, 2019  

Opportunities and challenges for Canadian manufacturers in 2019

Sponsored Content provided by PLANT partners: Whitepaper examines how

News Manufacturing Economy General
April 15, 2019  

Canadian business sentiment drops from high levels: survey

Bank of Canada’s measure for corporate confidence dropped into negative territory for the first time since Q3 of 2016.

Insight Manufacturing Economy General
March 12, 2019  

Get serious about trade diversification

Tariffs have increased manufacturing costs throughout North American supply chains.

News Manufacturing Economy
February 28, 2019  

Rising growth for Atlantic provinces in rosy outlook

Conference Board cites service-sector stability and rising exports.

News General
November 7, 2018  

Freshii withdraws 2019 outlook after widely missing third quarter results

The company had expected up to $285 million in sales from as many as 760 stores within the next year or so.

News Manufacturing Economy General
August 16, 2018  

PLANT launches 2019 Manufacturers’ Outlook survey

Be part of this important executive study of Canadian industry challenges and trends.

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 Manufacturing Economy General
April 9, 2018  

Firms still positive about future, but some see moderation ahead: Bank of Canada

They anticipate sales the faster over the next 12 months, stronger overall from increasing US demand.

News Manufacturing General
January 18, 2018  

US protectionism concerns otherwise optimistic Canadian manufacturers

PLANT Manufacturers’ Outlook 2018 study shows they’re expecting business to be good, will invest in growth.

Feature Manufacturing General Technology
December 4, 2017  

Embrace disruption: It’s an opportunity for growth

Prepare for a vastly different business future by setting the right strategic priorities.

News Manufacturing Economy General
September 20, 2017  

OECD raises outlook for Canadian economy this year

Forecast for global economic growth was unchanged at 3.5%.

News Economy General
January 9, 2017  

Canadian firms expect post-election US growth: Bank of Canada

That’s despite uncertainty arising from potential protectionist bent of Trump’s administration.

News Manufacturing Business Operations General
June 28, 2016  

Canadian CEOs overconfident about challenges: KPMG

They claim to be managing disruptions but study suggests they aren’t backing that belief up with action.