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Canadian business leaders welcome the U.K. to the CPTPP

Canadian business leaders welcome the United Kingdom to the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP). The U.K. is a key partner for Canada and its addition represents an important milestone for the CPTPP, which has already proven to […]

Budget 2023 an opportunity to seize opportunities of President Biden’s visit

Tomorrow’s federal budget must seize the opportunities outlined during last Friday’s visit by U.S. President Joe Biden. The joint vision for continental competitiveness and economic security articulated by President Biden and Prime Minister Trudeau is one business leaders on both […]

Business Council welcomes approval of Cedar LNG project 

The Business Council of Canada congratulates the federal and British Columbia governments, the Haisla Nation and Pembina Pipeline Corporation on this week’s approval of the Cedar LNG export project.    “Cedar LNG will allow Canada to export some of the cleanest […]

Enhancing relations between Canada and the United States 

Statement from Goldy Hyder, President and CEO of the Business Council of Canada  The upcoming visit to Canada of U.S. President Joe Biden presents an important opportunity to strengthen ties with our country’s most important partner and ally.  In a […]

Canadian businesses supporting the people of Türkiye and Syria 

Business Council of Canada members have pledged millions of dollars to several relief initiatives in support of the people of Türkiye and Syria affected by the devastating earthquakes:  Canadians who want to contribute to these relief efforts can visit redcross.ca […]

Business Council of Canada mourns the passing of The Honourable Jim Carr  

Statement by Goldy Hyder, President and CEO, Business Council of Canada   I am truly saddened by Jim Carr’s passing. He was a thoughtful, talented and inspiring leader who always acted with integrity and humility to advance the public interest. […]

Business leaders welcome Canada’s first critical minerals strategy

Statement by Goldy Hyder, President and CEO of the Business Council of Canada Canada’s business leaders welcome the release of the country’s first critical minerals strategy. We were pleased to see government recognize that critical minerals are crucial to the […]

Canadian business leaders welcome important step in Germany’s ratification of CETA

Canada’s business leaders welcome today’s vote by the German Bundestag to ratify the Canada-EU Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA). Germany is Europe’s largest economy and Canada’s top trade partner within the European Union. German ratification is a significant step […]

Business leaders welcome Canada’s Indo-Pacific Strategy

New Delhi, India – Canada’s business leaders have been calling for a comprehensive Indo-Pacific Strategy for several years. Now that the government has done so, it’s important to convert aspirations to actions and actions into accomplishments. To that end, and […]

New NATO office will be a catalyst for Canadian innovation and industrial strategy

Statement by Goldy Hyder, president and CEO of the Business Council of Canada Canada’s business leaders welcome the federal government’s proposal to locate in Halifax the North American regional office of NATO’s Defence Innovation Accelerator for the North Atlantic (DIANA). […]