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February 3, 2017
Joining together, several Canadian companies, led by ConocoPhillips Canada, have sponsored half of a a $20 million “XPrize” competition. The idea is to accelerate the development of breakthrough technologies that can take waste carbon dioxide streams from industrial facilities, and turn them into valuable and useful items, from t-shirts to toothpaste. Potential uses include alternative forms of building materials, low-carbon transportation fuels and entirely new products. Learn more about the oil sands in our report, Canada's oil sands: a vital national ...
February 2, 2017
Thirteen major companies in the oil sands have joined together to form the Canada’s Oil Sands Innovation Alliance (COSIA), jointly developing technologies and solutions for the most pressing environmental issues they face. Learn more about the oil sands in our report: http://thebusinesscouncil.ca/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/Canadas-oil-sands-a-vital-national-asset.pdf
February 2, 2017
With abundant resources, innovative companies, skilled workers, sound public policies and respect for human and indigenous rights, Canada is uniquely positioned to provide safe, reliable and environmentally responsible energy to growing domestic and international markets. Learn more about the oil sands in our report: http://thebusinesscouncil.ca/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/Canadas-oil-sands-a-vital-national-asset.pdf
August 4, 2016
Based on the PwC Canada Total Tax Contribution report, this video shows how the many different taxes, fees and royalties large Canadian companies pay – a finding that underscores the complexity of the tax system.
June 2, 2016
Large companies play an essential role in driving the growth and success of Canada’s small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). This video is based on a report that collected data from 50 of Canada’s largest businesses, which found that such companies often serve as crucial “anchor customers” for smaller firms, on average relying on Canadian SMEs for more than a third of their input purchases. The full report, Catalyzing Canadian Growth: Understanding the Role of Large Firms in Helping Small ...