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Fiscal update must provide plan for recovery and growth

Business leaders will be looking to next week’s federal economic and fiscal update to address both the current health emergency and the longer term effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on the Canadian economy. Stopping the spread of the coronavirus must […]

Throne Speech comes at a critical time in our shared fight against COVID-19

For the latest research, analysis and perspective on business and policy in Canada, sign up for our newsletter today. A message from Goldy Hyder: Dear friends, With headlines filled with words like “crossroads” and “outbreaks” and “cases rising” it’s easy to get […]

Business Council welcomes Robert Asselin and Michael Gullo to its leadership team

The Business Council of Canada is pleased to welcome Robert Asselin and Michael Gullo to its policy team beginning July 20.  Robert will join as Senior Vice President Policy providing leadership on the Council’s economic growth and economic recovery strategies, […]

Canadian-American Business Community Calls For Collaborative Response to COVID-19 Crisis, Unveils New Portal for Cross-Border Advocacy

May 21, 2020 – Today, 27 groups representing businesses and communities across Canada and the United States unveiled the following joint statement calling for continued strong cross-border cooperation, trade, and supply chains as a critical component of both countries’ COVID-19 […]

Business Council welcomes Amy Castle as Vice President of Communications

Ottawa, March 31, 2020 – The Business Council of Canada is pleased to welcome Amy Castle as its Vice President of Communications. This new position responds to the Council’s enhanced focus on strategic communications, along with its ongoing policy and advocacy […]

Hyder: We will get through this if we work together

For the latest research, analysis and perspective on business and policy in Canada, sign up for our newsletter today. A message from Goldy Hyder: Dear friends, I don’t need to tell you these are extraordinary times. Despite the challenges of our new […]

Policy recommendations to help Canadians benefit from the data economy

Ottawa, March 3, 2020 – Under the guidance of former Industry Minister, The Honourable James Moore, and an advisory board of experts, the Business Council of Canada has released its latest report Data Driven: Canada’s economic opportunity. As countries around the world […]

Budget 2020: Business groups call for economic growth plan

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 […]

Canadian business groups sound alarm over the future of the World Trade Organization

Ottawa, December 10, 2019 – A group of Canadian business organizations today urged the federal government to redouble its efforts to reform the World Trade Organization (WTO) in the face of U.S. moves to shut down a key component of its […]

Business Council members travel to Japan to promote stronger business ties

Goldy Hyder was in Japan this week with a group of Council member CEOs to attend the Eurasia Group’s G-Zero Summit and meet with senior government officials and business leaders to discuss enhancing bilateral trade and investment ties. While in Tokyo, Goldy […]