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Why farmers are our most important advisors in the next phase of agriculture

A lot has changed for farmers in the last several years. More frequent extreme weather events, rising input costs for everything from fertilizer to pesticides and increased consumer interest in where their food comes from.

Immigration

Economic immigrants are key to our economic security

Skills shortages are putting Canada’s economic security at risk. Close to a million jobs across the country are vacant, many in critical fields such as health care and homebuilding that require workers with specialized training and experience. If we have any hope of filling these positions in the near future, increased economic immigration is key.

North America

Canada needs a bold industrial strategy

For Canada, though, it is still searching for its own industrial strategy. As far back as August, 2020, I’ve written that Canada would be ill-advised to not prepare for the resurgence of the importance of industrial policy, in the context of the rising geopolitical tensions. Now, the need to do that is evermore pressing.

Speaking of Business

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Be bold and future-focused: Deanna Zumwalt, Coril Holdings

November 15, 2022

Deanna Zumwalt, president and CEO of Coril Holdings, speaks with Goldy Hyder about her hopes for the company, the changes she’s seeing in her hometown of Calgary, and her vision for Canada. She also discusses her career path and lessons learned from her four children.

November 15, 2022

Deanna Zumwalt, president and CEO of Coril Holdings, speaks with Goldy Hyder about her hopes for the company, the changes she’s seeing in her hometown of Calgary, and her vision for Canada. She also discusses her career path and lessons learned from her four children.

Neighbours, partners, allies, friends – Canada and the United States

June 2, 2022

Former Canadian ambassador Louise Blais outlines how Canada should approach its relationship with the United States, and why interdependence is so important for both countries.

June 2, 2022

Former Canadian ambassador Louise Blais outlines how Canada should approach its relationship with the United States, and why interdependence is so important for both countries.

“When people buy Canada, they buy authenticity” – Dani Reiss, Canada Goose

May 19, 2022

Dani Reiss, President and CEO of Canada Goose, urges Canadian businesses to “leverage the power of the Canadian brand.”

May 19, 2022

Dani Reiss, President and CEO of Canada Goose, urges Canadian businesses to “leverage the power of the Canadian brand.”

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