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Dear Premier Wynne, Three years ago this week, I wrote to you on behalf of the Business Council of Canada to offer congratulations on your victory in the provincial general election. In my letter, I urged you to stay true to your promise to eliminate the provincial deficit by 2017-18. I also said that Ontario needed a strategy for growth – one that would improve the province’s ability to attract new business investment. Since then, your government has made ...
May 8, 2017
May 4, 2017
Dear Prime Minister, As an association representing leading enterprises in every region of the country and every major sector, the Business Council of Canada is deeply concerned about the future of Canada’s trade partnership with the United States and Mexico. We would therefore like to take this opportunity to offer our perspective on the current push to reopen and amend the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). The prospect of a new round of NAFTA negotiations represents both a ...
April 21, 2017
March 1, 2017
Dear Minister, I am writing on behalf of the Business Council of Canada to offer our perspective on the government’s fiscal situation and several priority recommendations for your upcoming fifth budget. First let me commend you on your determined efforts to eliminate the provincial deficit. Ontarians are counting on you to achieve your target of a balanced budget in 2017-18 – an important milestone after nine straight years during which Ontario has doubled its debt burden. A balanced budget, however, ...