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New report questions the credibility of the government’s fiscal anchors 

Ottawa, ON – January 22, 2024 – With Canada facing higher debt-servicing costs, lower growth forecasts and increased spending pressures, a new report by the Business Council of Canada (BCC) raises questions about the federal government’s proposed fiscal anchor.  “Analyzing […]

Report shines a light on Canada’s nuclear energy opportunity  

Ottawa, ON – November 29, 2023 – Canada is uniquely positioned to be a major player in a global nuclear energy renaissance, according to a new report from the Business Council of Canada (BCC).   In advance of the 2023 United […]

More spending on debt means less investment in people

The federal government’s fall fiscal update fails to set the country’s finances onto a sustainable path, warns the Business Council of Canada (BCC). With an inflation rate at 3.1 per cent, increased debt servicing costs and slowing revenues, it is […]

Tracy Robinson named Vice Chair of the Business Council of Canada

Ottawa, ON – November 16, 2023 – The Business Council of Canada (BCC) is pleased to welcome Tracy Robinson as Vice Chair of the Board. In her new role, Ms. Robinson will work with Chair Victor Dodig to help guide […]

November 21st fiscal update must respond to global and domestic economic uncertainty  

When the federal government issues its fall fiscal update in less than two weeks, the leaders of Canada’s most successful and innovative companies will be looking for focus and careful execution of public policy to tackle the global and domestic […]

BCC CEO calls for greater ambition to awaken Canada’s economic sleeping giant

Toronto, ON – October 18, 2023 – Ahead of the federal government’s Fall Economic Statement expected in the coming weeks, Goldy Hyder, President and CEO of the Business Council of Canada (BCC), delivered a powerful call to action to leaders […]

Business Council welcomes John Dickerman as U.S. representative

Ottawa, ON – September 25, 2023 – The Business Council of Canada (BCC) is pleased to announce that John Dickerman is joining the team as the BCC’s first U.S.-based policy advisor. As Vice President, United States, John will represent the […]

Business Council welcomes Mark Camilleri

The Business Council of Canada is pleased to welcome Mark Camilleri as special advisor, European Union. In this role, Mark provides advice to the Council on European activities and issues of relevance to Canadian companies.  A Canadian-European lawyer, Mark has […]

Business leaders call for an integrated national security strategy

Ottawa, September 7, 2023 – With Members of Parliament set to return to the House of Commons amid a turbulent global landscape, a new report urges the Government of Canada to create a first-of-its-kind national security strategy that establishes economic […]

Business Council welcomes Heather Exner-Pirot to its policy team

Ottawa, June 16, 2023  – The Business Council of Canada is pleased to welcome Dr. Heather Exner-Pirot as special advisor, providing policy advice on the energy transition, Arctic development and security and Indigenous economic reconciliation. “Heather brings considerable expertise and […]