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Statement on the Federal Government’s Economic and Fiscal Snapshot

“Today’s economic and fiscal snapshot underscores why it’s vital to get the economy moving and growing again. With the federal debt on track to hit $1.2 trillion this year, Canadians simply cannot afford another shutdown.”       “We have succeeded in flattening the curve. We are now in a new phase while we await a vaccine or treatment. We have clear guidance from public health experts on what we as individuals need to do to keep the virus under control. Businesses ...

Hyder: Hoping for a Shift in Direction

Goldy Hyder's perspective regarding Finance Minister Morneau's economic and fiscal snapshot was featured in an article by the Globe and Mail. He hopes that the release of the snapshot will inspire a shift in direction for Canada's actions. Read here.   The Business Council of Canada urges everyone to follow the advice of Canadian public health officials to limit the spread of COVID-19. Please visit: Canada.ca/coronavirus 32840

Hyder: Co-existing with COVID

Goldy Hyder's perspective that Finance Minister Morneau's economic and fiscal snapshot should reflect a pivot away from the health emergency model was featured in an article in the Financial Post. He says that Canada should focus on managing outbreaks without fully shutting down the economy. Read here.   The Business Council of Canada urges everyone to follow the advice of Canadian public health officials to limit the spread of COVID-19. Please visit: Canada.ca/coronavirus 32842

Hyder: Focus on Support Needed for Travel and Tourism Sector

Goldy Hyder's perspective on the need to provide support to the travel and tourism sector was featured in an article by the Star. He says that businesses in this sector suffer strongly from restrictions on non-essential travel. Read here. The Business Council of Canada urges everyone to follow the advice of Canadian public health officials to limit the spread of COVID-19. Please visit: Canada.ca/coronavirus 32838

Hyder: Build Back Better

Goldy Hyder joined Greg Bonnell of BNN Bloomberg to discuss the fiscal snapshot to be released on Wednesday, July 8th. He shared that the snapshot should reflect Canada's pivot toward reopening and growing the economy to coexist with the virus. Watch here. The Business Council of Canada urges everyone to follow the advice of Canadian public health officials to limit the spread of COVID-19. Please visit: Canada.ca/coronavirus 32835

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