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May 8, 2019
The sixth annual Total Tax Contribution survey, conducted in partnership between PwC Canada and the Business Council of Canada, offers insight into the role that large Canadian companies play in driving investment and providing well-paying middle-class jobs. The survey measures the overall economic impact of companies on public finances in a given year. The latest survey covers 2017, a year in which Canada’s GDP grew by 3.0 per cent after inflation – the fastest pace in six years.
March 5, 2019
This Competitiveness Scorecard, completed by Deloitte Canada, analyzes more than 500 data series across a dozen key global competitor nations and summarizes Canada’s performance in eight key areas: talent, economic stability, capital and investments, customers, infrastructure, innovation, tax and regulation. The scorecard plays a significant role in our work on Task Force on Canada’s Economic Future by establishing a baseline for how Canada stacks up and what areas we need to improve. See how we scored.
September 24, 2018
Introduction Digital technologies are advancing at a rapid pace, with important implications for our economy and society. We are generating ever-larger amounts of data about ourselves and the world around us, and our ability to collect, store, and make sense of that data has grown immensely. But the digital revolution is also giving rise to new challenges. Many workers are anxious to know how automation will impact their careers and their job security. Citizens are increasingly concerned about their privacy, ...
September 24, 2018
Data is changing our economy New technologies allow us to gather and make sense of ever-larger amounts of data, enabling smarter, faster decisions that can improve the lives of Canadians. The challenge is to get the right data to the right place at the right time. Data is costly to collect, store, and process. A further challenge is determining who the data belongs to and how to distribute the value it creates. Canada has traditionally relied on markets to efficiently ...
September 21, 2018
The Business Council of Canada is the senior voice of the country’s business community, representing 150 chief executives and entrepreneurs in all sectors and regions. Read our 2017/2018 Annual Report to learn about the next generation of Canadian business leaders taking on the world.