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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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Recommendation on a national resource and climate strategy featured in Globe op-ed

November 14, 2019

Recommendation on a national resource and climate strategy featured in op-ed by PwC's Peter van Dijk and ESG Global Advisory Services' Karen Clarke-Whistler. Read here.

Trevor Kennedy addressed the Canada-Africa Chamber of Business’ Africa Accelerating conference in Toronto

November 13, 2019

On October 24th, Trevor Kennedy addressed the Canada-Africa Chamber of Business’ Africa Accelerating conference in Toronto. Given the challenges Canada faces with traditional trade partners ...

Goldy Hyder joins the Financial Post’s weekly podcast to discuss Task Force report

November 6, 2019

In an episode of the Financial Post’s weekly podcast, Down to Business, host Emily Jackson interviews Goldy Hyder to learn more about Canada’s ...

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