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February 12, 2020

Statement by Goldy Hyder on the rail blockades impacting Canadians across the country

Statement by Goldy Hyder on the rail blockades impacting Canadians across the country

“Our rail network underpins the Canadian economy by delivering products across the country and, ultimately, to global markets. Illegal rail blockades are impacting businesses, communities and citizens that depend on timely rail services. The longer this continues, the more significant the impact will be on middle class and all Canadians whose livelihoods depend on people and goods moving freely across the country. We urge all levels of government to work together to bring an immediate end to the blockades.” Goldy ...

Date:
February 11, 2020

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Brian Kingston spoke with the Canadian Press about the Business Council's new report, Why Africa? Building Canada's economic ties to the world's fastest-growing continent, emphasizing the need for a comprehensive development and economic strategy for Africa. Read here.

Date:
February 10, 2020

Goldy Hyder interviewed by the Australian Broadcasting Corporation

Goldy Hyder interviewed by the Australian Broadcasting Corporation

Goldy Hyder joins Elysse Morgan on the Australian Broadcasting Corporation's The Business to discuss the importance of climate strategy, and greater collaboration between Australia and Canada. Watch the interview here.

Date:
February 6, 2020

Business groups call for economic growth plan in Budget 2020

Business groups call for economic growth plan in Budget 2020

Joint initiative brings together small, medium and large companies, manufacturers, entrepreneurs and Indigenous-owned firms   Ottawa, February 6, 2020 – Five of Canada’s leading business organizations are calling on Ottawa to ensure a better future for middle-class Canadians by embracing a comprehensive plan for economic growth in this year’s federal budget. “Without a strong economy, our country will not be able to sustain the vital public services on which Canadians rely, and we will not be able to meet the serious challenges ...

Date:
February 4, 2020

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Get ready for the U.S.-China sideswipe: Phase one trade truce could be devastating for Canadian exporters

Get ready for the U.S.-China sideswipe: Phase one trade truce could be devastating for Canadian exporters

Opinion: There is a real risk to Canadian exporters that China will turn its back on them as it seeks to fulfill its new commitments to the U.S. By Brian Kingston and Michael McAdoo After 18 months of stop-and-start negotiations, the U.S. and China have finally signed their so-called “Phase One” trade truce. The deal may be an important step in de-escalating the U.S.-China trade conflict but what does it mean for Canadian businesses? If China is ...

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