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

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 how leadership has changed. Watch the video below.

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Task Force chair and open letter highlighted in feature Globe article

The Globe and Mail’s feature article on the state of the economy in its Canada Day edition included an interview with Task Force co-chair Nicole Verkindt, Founder and CEO of OMX, and highlighted the key messages of our open letter published earlier in June: “Earlier this month, the Business ...

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We’re competing against the world. Let’s give Canada a boost.

We’re competing internationally for jobs, talent and investment. What do you think we can do today to give team Canada a boost?

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The amended Bill C-69 is an improvement, but still doesn’t do enough for Canada’s energy sector

As published in The Globe and Mail There are defining moments in the life of any government, and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has reached one now. Facing a dearth of investment in Canada’s energy industry and a chorus of complaints that Ottawa is ignoring the plight of Western Canada’...

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Business leaders are concerned about Canada

As published by La Presse - translated from French. Hélène Baril La Presse – June 5, 2019 Everything is not as good as it looks in Canada, warn the leaders of major Canadian companies, who are preparing a roadmap so that the next federal government can act immediately to improve the ...

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Don Lindsay discusses the Business Council’s open letter on BNN Bloomberg

Don Lindsay, President and CEO of Teck Resources Ltd., and Chair of the Business Council of Canada, joins Shery Ahn and Jon Erlichman on Bloomberg Markets to discuss the Council's open letter to all federal party leaders. Watch the interview here.

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Barrie McKenna, The Globe and Mail, features the open letter to federal party leaders

Barrie McKenna, national business correspondent with The Globe and Mail, features the open letter to federal party leaders in his weekend column. Read the article here.

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60 Seconds with Goldy Hyder

Why did business leaders take the rare step of writing to the leaders of all federal parties on the subject of Canada’s economic future? Our CEO Goldy Hyder explains in the latest edition of 60 Seconds. Visit www.itsaboutcanada.ca to read our letter and to share your views with ...

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An open letter to the leaders of all federal parties

Later this month, Parliament will rise for the summer. MPs will return to their ridings, and your teams will turn their full attention to the coming election campaign. Our message to you is simple: Canada urgently needs your leadership in driving forward a strategy for economic success. We are far ...

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60 Seconds with Cam Vidler

In this latest edition of 60 Seconds, Cam Vidler, Vice President, Industry and Innovation, shares his view on why the recently announced Data Charter is so important for the future of Canadian competitiveness, and why businesses must play a key role in ensuring we take the right path that positions the ...

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The world is changing fast. Let’s keep Canada the best place in the world to live, work and invest.

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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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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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