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Canadian Energy Pipeline Association features the Report and Recommendations of the Task Force on Canada’s Economic Future

The Canadian Energy Pipeline Association featured the Report and Recommendations of the Task Force on Canada's Economic Future in its industry blog. The blog entry highlighted common themes with an April 2019 study by Ernst and Young (EY), Regulatory Competitiveness in Canada’s Pipeline Industry, which was commissioned by the Canadian ...

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‘The need is still there’

What sparked the idea behind Bell Let’s Talk – a national and global campaign held annually on January 30th in support of mental health initiatives? One in five Canadians will struggle with a mental illness in their lifetime and it’s the No. 1 cause of workplace disability, a major national ...

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

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.

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

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 economic situation and explore the ideas outlined in the Report and Recommendations of the Task Force on Canada’s Economic Future. “Are we a country ...

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Unveiling the Task Force report at the Canadian Club of Ottawa

In the historic backdrop of the Château Laurier and just over one week following the federal election, Goldy Hyder delivered an inspiring address to the Canadian Club of Ottawa on the topic of growing the economy for the benefit of all citizens. The speech marked the official release of “...

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Chuck Magro shares the view from western Canada with the Toronto Star

In an interview with Heather Scoffield, economics columnist with the Toronto Star, Chuck Magro, President and CEO of Nutrien, responds to recent news about Encana redomiciling to the United States and emphasizes the need to move quickly on the Task Force’s recommendations. “We need to recognize that we need ...

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Chuck Magro offers a personal perspective to The Globe and Mail

In a feature interview by Barrie McKenna, columnist with The Globe and Mail’s Report on Business, Chuck Magro, President and CEO of Nutrien, shares a very personal perspective on his role as Task Force co-chair and what Canada needs to do to succeed globally. “When my mom and dad ...

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Goldy Hyder joins Roy Green on the Corus Radio network

On the weekend following the release of the Task Force report and recommendations, Goldy Hyder joined the Roy Green Show to highlight the key findings and stress the urgency behind our work. “I think the core issues here is culture. Canada is a country born on third base and think ...

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Carl Meyer, National Observer, explores key environmental recommendations of “A Better Future for Canadians”

Carl Meyer, National Observer, explores key environmental recommendations of “A Better Future for Canadians.”  “The report, called “A better future for Canadians,” says the country needs to develop a “national resource and climate strategy,” in part to meet intensifying demands for cleaner energy, and Canadian companies “have an obligation to ...

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Goldy Hyder joins BNN Bloomberg’s The Open to discuss key findings of “A Better Future for Canadians”

Encana plans to establish corporate domicile in the United States. Business Council of Canada CEO Goldy Hyder joins BNN Bloomberg to weigh in on this and what it suggests about Canada's business landscape. He says that Canada has become complacent. This news come a day after the Business Council of ...

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Vassy Kapelos interviews Goldy Hyder about “A Better Future for Canadians” on CBC Power and Politics

Business Council of Canada President and CEO Goldy Hyder discusses six priorities for the new government, including tax reform, on CBC Power and Politics with Vassy Kapelos  Watch here.

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China’s news agency features coverage of “A Better Future for Canadians”

Xinhua News Agency features coverage of “A Better Future for Canada: recommendations and report of the Task Force on Canada’s Economic Future.”  “Canada's business community has called on parliament to rethink Canadian foreign policy and increase immigration to build a labor force needed to expand the economy and offset ...

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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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