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Goldy Hyder on CTV Atlantic

Earlier this evening, our CEO Goldy Hyder joined Steve Murphy on CTV Atlantic, to discuss our efforts to reach out across the country to hear from Canadians and build support for the urgent need of smart decisions today to ensure a better future for everyone. Watch the interview here. No ...

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Our politics is suffering from analysis paralysis and the illusion of action

As originally published in the Globe and Mail. Goldy Hyder is president and CEO of the Business Council of Canada, representing 150 leading companies. The Council’s recently launched Task Force on Canada’s Economic Future invited Canadians’ views at www.itsaboutcanada.ca Canada wasn’t born, it was built. For ...

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Sixth Annual Total Tax Contribution Survey

The sixth annual Total Tax Contribution survey, conducted in partnership between PwC Canada and the Business Council of Canada, offers insight into the role that large Canadian companies play in driving investment and providing well-paying middle-class jobs. The survey measures the overall economic impact of companies on public finances in ...

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PwC survey underscores the critical link between economic growth and well-funded public services

At a time when Canada’s GDP is slowing, a new report shows the vital connection between a growing economy and healthy public finances. The sixth annual Total Tax Contribution survey, conducted in partnership between PwC Canada and the Business Council of Canada, offers insight into the role that large ...

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A New North Star

Published by the Public Policy Forum Rapid and far-reaching changes to the global economy, driven by technology, demographics and geopolitics, are forcing us to rethink some of the core assumptions of what makes a nation competitive or not. Robert Asselin and Sean Speer offer a bipartisan strategy for what Canada ...

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It’s About Canada

Last month our members rolled up their sleeves to start work on the Task Force on Canada's Economic Future. We also want to hear from you on what needs to be done to create a better tomorrow for all Canadians.

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Jobs are changing fast. Are we ready?

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60 Seconds with Brian Kingston

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Goldy Hyder speaks at the C.D. Howe Institute’s Roundtable Luncheon

Goldy Hyder spoke at the C.D. Howe Institute's Roundtable Luncheon on Working Together For Canada's Economic Future. Goldy spoke of the challenges facing our economy, and the work of the Business Council of Canada's Task Force on Canada's Economic Future.

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Goldy Hyder speaks at the Mayor’s Breakfast in Ottawa

Last week, Goldy Hyder took to the podium as guest speaker at the Mayor's Breakfast in Ottawa. Read about Goldy's speech here: Prospectus: Are we in danger of losing our luster for entrepreneurs? in the Ottawa Business Journal

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Sharpening Canada’s Competitive Edge

As originally published by Nutrien Nutrien is proud to be a Canadian company, and we want to contribute to Canadian and global prosperity any way we can. That’s why Nutrien President & CEO Chuck Magro accepted the invitation to serve as co-chair of the Business Council of Canada’s ...

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Budget 2019: Goldy Hyder joins Jon Erlichman on BNN Bloomberg

On the morning after Finance Minister Bill Morneau tabled the 2019 Budget Goldy Hyder analyzes the key take aways and highlights what was not addressed. Watch here.

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Helping shape an agenda for growth

Drawing on the expertise of our members – business leaders and entrepreneurs whose companies employ nearly 2 million Canadians and positively impact the lives of millions more – we are also working with a diverse range of stakeholders and reaching out to all Canadians to help shape an agenda for growth.

The Task Force on Canada’s Economic Future is led by three co-chairs:

  • Chuck Magro, President and Chief Executive Officer, Nutrien Ltd.
  • Nicole Verkindt, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, OMX
  • Louis O. Vachon, President and Chief Executive Officer, National Bank of Canada

Helping shape an agenda for growth

Drawing on the expertise of our members – business leaders and entrepreneurs whose companies employ nearly 2 million Canadians and positively impact the lives of millions more – we are also working with a diverse range of stakeholders and reaching out to all Canadians to help shape an agenda for growth.

The Task Force on Canada’s Economic Future is led by three co-chairs:

  • Chuck Magro, President and Chief Executive Officer, Nutrien Ltd.
  • Nicole Verkindt, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, OMX
  • Louis O. Vachon, President and Chief Executive Officer, National Bank of Canada

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