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Powering a strong recovery

The challenge For Canadians, the COVID-19 pandemic is a once-in-a-lifetime health and economic emergency that has exacerbated long-standing structural weaknesses in our economy. Policymakers therefore face a dual challenge of considerable magnitude: they must lay the foundations for a safe […]

Seventh Annual Canadian Total Tax Contribution Survey

Foreword The seventh annual Total Tax Contribution (TTC) survey of the Business Council of Canada’s members analyses data received for the 2018 fiscal year from 78 of Canada’s largest businesses. 2018 was another strong year of economic growth in Canada […]

Leadership & Resilience

Message from the Chair Member companies of the Business Council of Canada and their employees are among this country’s most generous supporters of charitable causes and community services. So when the COVID-19 pandemic struck with full force early in 2020, […]

Investing in a resilient Canadian workforce

Executive Summary Accelerating technological change, volatile trade environments, the gig economy, and massive demographic shifts are just a few of the new circumstances facing Canadian employers. Building a resilient workforce – one with the right mix of skills to respond […]

Data Driven

Executive Summary Data is transforming Canada’s economy and society. Advances in digital technology allow people and organizations to gather and store ever more data, enabling smarter and faster decisions that fuel innovation, contribute to economic growth, and improve the lives […]

Why Africa?

Why Africa? Understanding the scale of Africa’s growth potential While growth varies across the continent, Africa is home to six of the top 10 fastest-growing economies in the world. That is not to say that the picture is entirely rosy. […]

A better future for Canadians

A message for Canada’s political leaders Little more than a week ago, Canadian voters cast their ballots after one of the most polarized, fractious and dispiriting federal election campaigns in memory.  Parliament is divided, no party having earned the right […]

Annual Report 2018/2019

“When we talk about Canada’s economic future, we are speaking about the livelihoods of the 1.7 million men and women who work for our companies, and millions more in the families and the communities that benefit from those jobs.” – […]

A New North Star

About the Authors Robert Asselin is a PPF Fellow. He joined BlackBerry in 2017 as Senior Global Director, Public Policy. In 2017, he was appointed Senior Fellow at the Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy at the University […]

Sixth Annual Total Tax Contribution Survey

Foreword Economic growth bolsters public finances  The sixth annual Total Tax Contribution survey, which included more than half of the Business Council of Canada’s 150 members for the 2017 fiscal year, provides new insight into the role that large Canadian […]