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Providing the EU with energy security

It is clear from this week’s Canada-European Union Leaders’ Summit that energy security remains a top priority for the European Union (EU). It is in both the EU’s interests and in Canada’s own economic security interests that Canada do more […]

The Government of Canada’s 2024-2026 Immigration Levels Plan

Canada’s immigration system must be better aligned with the country’s economic needs. Business leaders continue to call for 65 per cent of new permanent residents to come from the economic class. Canada benefits from the knowledge, skills and entrepreneurial spirit […]

Advancing economic reconciliation

As published on LinkedIn As I think about the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation my thoughts are with the Survivors of residential schools, their families and their communities. September 30th is a day to reflect on the past and […]

Avoiding unintended consequences of amendments to the Competition Act

In a globally competitive environment for capital, the competition measures introduced today, and the way in which they have come about, will create a further chill for business investment – both foreign and domestic. Contrary to the Government’s stated intent, […]

Reopening BC ports to help workers, families and businesses

The failure to ratify a mediated deal will harm workers and businesses from many sectors across Canada whose employment and income might be impacted, as well as all Canadian families who face rising prices.   Enough is enough. It is imperative […]

Urging closer cooperation between Germany and Canada

On the occasion of the second meeting of the German-Canadian High-Level Steering Group on Bilateral Cooperation in Ottawa on June 6th, and following the recent state visit to Canada by Federal President Frank-Walter Steinmeier, the Transatlantic Business Initiative (TBI), the […]

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 […]