Founded in 1976, we are committed to building a better future for all Canadians.
Drawing on the experiences and expertise of our members, we provide unique insights, data-driven policy recommendations and in-depth analysis across a broad range of economic and social issues.
Canada’s Human Capital
An aging population and increased global competition for talent requires that Canada work harder to attract, retain and develop its human capital. Employers have a responsibility to contribute to this effort by ensuring healthy, diverse and inclusive workplaces.
- Indigenous Relations
- Health and Well-being
- Skills and Talent
Industry and Innovation
To succeed in today’s global economy, Canada needs a strategy that brings ideas to life and enhances the country’s competitive advantages.
- Digital Economy and Cybersecurity
- Corporate and Public Governance
Sound fiscal policy, investments to enhance growth and productivity, and competitive tax rates are fundamental to success in the global economy.
- Public Finances
- Jobs and Growth
Resources and the Environment
Canada is blessed with an abundance of natural resources, which are the source of much of the country’s prosperity. Canadian energy producers and mining companies are key enablers of the transition to a low-carbon economy.
- Natural Resources
- Climate Change and Clean Growth
Canada’s Place in the World
Canada’s prosperity relies on global stability, the rules-based multilateral trading system, cooperation among like-minded partners and respect for sovereign states.
- International Trade
- North America
- Global Affairs
“Our objective is to help strengthen the country’s economy, its social fabric, and its democratic institutions.”
- Founders’ statement
Victor G. Dodig
President and Chief Executive Officer – CIBC
Victor Dodig serves as Chair of the Business Council of Canada, a non-partisan association composed of the chief executives and entrepreneurs of Canada’s leading companies. He is the President and…
President and Chief Executive Officer – Business Council of Canada
Goldy Hyder is President and Chief Executive Officer of the Business Council of Canada. Founded in 1976, the Council is a non-profit, non-partisan organization composed of the chief executives and…