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Economic policymaking in practice

Robert Asselin joins Randall Bartlett and members of the Canadian Association for Business Economics for a wide-ranging conversation about his career, the reemergence of political economy, and what Canada can do to compete globally. “Where do we think we are […]

It’s all about economic security

Louise Blais joins CTV Powerplay to discuss the government’s new Indo-Pacific strategy. She welcomes the policy but also calls for Canada to better leverage its own resources to advance its economic interests in this increasingly important region.   “What we […]

Ensuring Canadian success

Goldy Hyder highlights the importance of long-term thinking and investment to ensure prosperity in Canada. He shares his perspective in a discussion about the Indo-Pacific strategy hosted by the Asian Institute at the Munk School of Global Affairs.  “We think […]

The democratization of investment

John McKenzie believes that building a network and attracting a broad group of investors are critical steps to scaling up companies. He shares his perspective in an address at the Canadian Club Toronto on how to ensure that Canada’s public […]

Critical for Canada to seize the moment 

Goldy Hyder joins BNN Bloomberg to discuss his letter to Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland regarding the upcoming fall fiscal update.  “It’s going to be critical for Canada to seize this moment, get the capital, get the […]

Fiscal prudence and economic competitiveness

Robert Asselin’s testimony to the House of Commons’ Standing Committee on Finance’s pre-budget consultations in advance of the 2023 Budget.  Merci monsieur le Président.  Mon nom est Robert Asselin.   I’m Senior Vice President Policy at the Business Council of Canada. […]

A Canada-Africa partnership can bring opportunity  

In a panel hosted by the Toronto Global Forum, Goldy Hyder discusses the business opportunities a Canada-Africa partnership can bring.  “We’ve got to change the frame in which Africa has been seen,” Goldy Hyder, President and CEO, Business Council of […]

Newcomers help create a better economy

In a recent LinkedIn post, Victor Dodig reflects on remarks he gave at the Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21 highlighting his family’s personal journey to Canada and the importance of newcomers in strengthening the country’s social and economic […]

We need to talk about resilience 

Goldy Hyder joins BNN Bloomberg’s Ritika Gupta at the Toronto Global Forum to discuss a path forward for Canada’s economy during these challenging times.  “Rather than talk about recession, let’s talk about resilience. Why don’t we do some of the […]

Building a strong North America

Goldy Hyder highlights the importance of USMCA and collaboration to strengthen the North American partnership. He shares his perspective in a panel hosted by the Brookings Institution about improving supply chains and investments within Canada, Mexico, and the United States.  […]