Canada needs to attract more foreign investment. It can start by looking at what the best in the world are doing.
The food industry is one of Canada’s top manufacturing sectors, but we need to attract more foreign investment to keep it growing. Here’s how.
It’s dangerously naïve to think governments should not try to influence foreign companies to invest in Canada, writes Paul Boothe
June 3rd, 2016 1 comment
Canada has all the talent and tools we need to win in the global competition for manufacturing investment, but it will not happen by accident.
April 1st, 2016 2 comments
As Trudeau prepares to meet with the provinces this week to discuss a national climate change plan, the big question is around what role Ottawa will play
February 29th, 2016 4 comments
Here are the facts on Canada’s greenhouse gas emissions that you should know before environment ministers meet to talk climate change on Friday
January 28th, 2016 8 comments
A new proposal would allow interested provinces to establish CPP-like schemes now and leave the door open to future national CPP reform
January 25th, 2016 2 comments
Public-private partnerships, or P3s, may cost more up front, but they are a better way to deal with inevitable budget over-runs and construction delays
November 30th, 2015 1 comment
Alberta’s change in direction on emissions is welcome news for those concerned about climate change, but some implications of the plan are worrisome
November 24th, 2015 12 comments
If government science becomes a political football, ministers’ demand for science advice, and the need for government scientists, will decline.
November 11th, 2015 14 comments
Credibility matters because if Ontario businesses and consumers believe the government’s fiscal plans, they will adjust their own behaviour accordingly
May 1st, 2015 1 comment
Soon three-quarters of Canadians will live in provinces that put a price on carbon. It’s time to move forward with smart policy in the rest