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“Those who can help must help” – Joe Natale, President and CEO, Rogers

At a time when Canadians are relying on phone and digital communication like never before, Rogers President and CEO Joe Natale discusses what they are doing to keep the country connected.  And he explains why Rogers is focused on helping Food Banks, Women’s Shelters, and Big Brothers Big Sisters ...

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Dani Reiss: “The number one priority is to give back and to support Canada through this”

Dani Reiss, President & CEO of Canada Goose, discusses the company's retooling of their Canadian manufacturing lines toward the production of Personal protective equipment (PPE), the impact of the pandemic on their operations in China, and why there's still reason to be hopeful. 31735

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Linda Hasenfratz: “Tough times don’t last but tough teams do”

Linda Hasenfratz, President & CEO of Linamar shares her company's fast-paced ventilator production initiative, how they're keeping workers safe, and what we might learn from how other countries have responded to the COVID-19 crisis. 31724

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Special Edition: Mark Little – President & CEO of Suncor Energy

Mark Little,  President & CEO of Suncor Energy talks about the oil and gas crisis in Alberta in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the work his company is doing to keep workers and northern communities safe, and how all this might lead to more collaboration between business and governments. 31687

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Canadian business leaders respond to COVID-19: Dean Connor

Dean Connor, President & CEO of Sun Life Financial discusses rapidly bringing his global leadership team and workforce together during the COVID-19 crisis, to go above and beyond for Sun Life customers. 31681

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Canadian business leaders respond to COVID-19: Dan Kelly

Dan Kelly, President, CEO & Chair of the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) discusses the devastating impact of COVID-19 on his members, the government's response, and where he believes we need to go from here. 31677

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Canadian business leaders respond to COVID-19: Tabatha Bull

Tabatha Bull, President & CEO of the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business discusses the impact of the federal government’s wage subsidy plan, the unique challenges faced by indigenous companies during the pandemic and what we can learn from elders during a time of crisis. 31514

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Canadian business leaders respond to COVID-19: Stephen Liptrap

On this COVID-19 Special Edition of Speaking of Business: Goldy speaks with Stephen Liptrap, President & CEO of Morneau Shepell about caring for the mental health of employees and customers during the current health emergency. 31466

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Hyder: Virus provides tragic opportunity to reimagine the economy

Goldy Hyder’s perspective on how the federal government has responded to the health emergency caused by COVID-19 and what Canadian business leaders can add to a path toward economic recovery was highlighted in a feature article by the Toronto Star's Sandro Contenta. Read the article here. The Business Council ...

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Canadian business leaders respond to COVID-19: Dax Dasilva

On this COVID-19 Special Edition of Speaking of Business: Goldy Hyder speaks with Dax Dasilva - CEO of Lightspeed about what the company is doing to help their customers - 75,000 independent retailers and restaurants around the world - cope through the current crisis. 31333

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Canadian business leaders respond to COVID-19: Michael McCain

Today’s guest is Michael McCain, President and CEO of Maple Leaf Foods, one of North America’s leading food producers with 13,000 employees and operations in Canada, the United States and Asia. Also joining is Michael Burns, President and CEO of the Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation in Toronto. These two ...

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Hyder: “Politicization is the single biggest issue here”

Goldy Hyder joined Chris Hall on CBC Radio's The House to discuss the politics of the rail blockades and the future of resource development in Canada. Listen 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 worked with a diverse range of stakeholders and reached out to all Canadians to help shape an agenda for growth.

The Task Force on Canada’s Economic Future has been 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 worked with a diverse range of stakeholders and reached out to all Canadians to help shape an agenda for growth.

The Task Force on Canada’s Economic Future has been 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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