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Founded in 1976, the Business Council of Canada is a not-for-profit, non-partisan organization representing business leaders in every region and sector of the country. The Council’s member companies employ 1.7 million Canadians, contribute the largest share of federal corporate taxes, and are responsible for most of Canada’s exports, corporate philanthropy, and private-sector investments in research and development. Through supply chain partnerships, service contracts and mentoring programs, Business Council members support many hundreds of thousands of small businesses and entrepreneurs in communities of all sizes, in every part of Canada. Please connect with us on LinkedIn or Twitter and subscribe to our recently launched podcast, Speaking of Business.

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The Business Council of Canada welcomes the appointment of Dominic Barton as Canada’s Ambassador to China

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The Business Council of Canada welcomes today’s appointment of Dominic Barton as Canada’s Ambassador to China. “Dominic Barton brings decades of experience and ...

Goldy Hyder discusses Canada’s ties with China on BNN Bloomberg

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Goldy Hyder delivers keynote address at Ivey’s MBA Leadership Day

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After the keynote address to over 150 MBA students, Goldy speaks with Ivey Business School's Institute for Leadership on how to build a better Canada and ...

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