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September 17, 2019  

Election 2019: Scheer to restore child fitness, arts tax credits [UPDATED]

A throwback to the Harper government, no word yet how they would be paid for while balancing the budget by 2025.

News Government Manufacturing General Sustainability
June 19, 2019  

Tax credits, penalizing big polluters, key to Scheer climate plan

Will scrap the federal carbon tax but keep a price on pollution for heavy industrial emitters.

News Energy Government Manufacturing Oil & Gas General
May 9, 2018  

Liberal government still plans to eliminate fossil fuel subsidies: McKenna

Various tax credits worth more than $3 billion a year for the search for and production of fossil fuels.

News Government Manufacturing General
February 7, 2018  

Ontario moves to boost the apprenticeship system

Strategy includes employer incentives, post secondary promotion and reduced red tape.

News Automotive Government Manufacturing Transportation Business Operations General Sustainability
June 17, 2016  

Board OKs tax credit for 3rd California electric car company

NextEV USA will receive $10 million after promising to create nearly 900 jobs near San Jose, Calif.

Insight Government Manufacturing Economy General
May 10, 2016  

Liberals have an opportunity to simplify Canada’s tax system

Eliminating a large number of ineffective tax expenditures could reduce personal income tax rates.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
April 11, 2016  

Alberta NDP scraps plan to reward employers that hire

Employers didn’t like the offer of tax credits worth $89 million.

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December 16, 2015  

Michigan, GM agree to cap lucrative tax credits

Detroit-based automaker has committed to investing $1 billion in its home state by 2030.

News Automotive Government Manufacturing Business Operations General Operations Production
November 25, 2015  

Michigan, Fiat Chrysler reach deal on tax credits

Automaker must spend $1 billion over 15 years to get maximum $1.9 billion.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General Operations Production
August 4, 2015  

First Conservative campaign promise: boosting apprenticeships tax credits

Maximum credit rises to $2,500 from $2,000 and extends into the third and fourth years of eligible training.

News Energy Government Manufacturing Oil & Gas General Operations Production Sustainability
July 7, 2015  

BC to legislate $36B agreement with Pacific NorthWest LNG

Province’s finance minister says the facility will create up to 4,500 jobs and generate about $9 billion in revenues over a decade.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
May 22, 2015  

Lower federal debt payments to provide tax relief: Oliver

Finance Minister says oil slump prevented further tax breaks in last month’s federal budget.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
May 5, 2015  

Oliver touts budgets measures during Toronto tour

Says priority remains creating jobs and stimulating economic growth.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
April 29, 2015  

Feds slammed for mismanaging tax credit impact on treasury

Federal watchdog says Harper’s targeted tax credits are program spending by another name.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
April 21, 2015  

What to expect in Harper’s 2015 Federal Budget

More help for manufacturers on the way.

Insight Government Manufacturing Economy General Operations Production Technology
March 20, 2015  

Let’s simplify innovation

Great innovation does something differently instead of doing something better

News Automotive Manufacturing Business Operations General Operations Production
September 5, 2014  

Tesla battery factory incentives worth up to $1.3B over 20 years

Nevada’s incentive package includes sales and tax abatements and tax credits for jobs and investment.

News Energy Government Manufacturing Oil & Gas General Operations Sustainability
May 12, 2014  

Senate energy bill headed for defeat amid Keystone XL dispute

Among other things, the bill would provide tax incentives for energy-efficient homes and commercial buildings.

News Business Operations Production
December 5, 2012  

US envoy seeks to soothe Canadian concerns about ‘fiscal cliff’

US ambassador David Jacobson says fiscal cliff won’t be felt immediately.

News Manufacturing Business Operations Operations Production Technology
August 14, 2012  

Food for thought

Get your slice of the calorie-reduced SR&ED pie.

News Automotive Manufacturing Business Operations Operations Production Sustainability Technology
March 14, 2012  

Driving an EV future

The automotive industry is investing in the development of electric vehicles and hybrids as it moves to meet NAFTA environmental standards that come into effect in 2016.

News Business Operations Operations Production Technology
November 4, 2011  

Competitive disadvantage

Canada’s position among global innovators is an ironic one. A recent World Economic Forum report on global competitiveness ranked us 12th out of 142 countries.

News Business Operations Operations Technology
April 27, 2011  

Election 2011: Federal parties MIA on economic vision

The federal election campaign is entering the homestretch and there has been virtually nothing said about fostering productivity, innovation and international competitiveness, says Canada West economist Michael Holden.