The Next Skills Gap We’ll Need to Tackle

Canada faces an "economic crisis" if the current divide in employment by gender remains

Why Workers Are Quitting Oil and Gas

Curtis Buxton, a project manager at Skyfire Energy Inc., who was forced to look for new employment after being downsized out of the oil and gas industry, poses with solar panels, in Calgary on in January 2016. Photo: Jeff McIntosh/CP

Post-layoffs, workers are seeking employment outside the natural resources industry to escape the cycle of boom and bust

Ontario Presses Ahead With the ORPP

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Chamber of Commerce warns the scheduled 2017 start date for the province's new pension plan is very aggressive

Alberta Expands Support for High-Tech SMEs

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The provincial government is set to double both funding and the number of advisors for businesses in the technology sector

What Stops Businesses from Setting Up Shop in the North?

A view down Federal Road in Iqaluit, the capital of Nunavut, Canada in February 2014. Photo: Don Denton/CP

A national advisory board is calling for significant government investment in northern infrastructure

Why B.C. is Betting Big on Technology

Premier Christy Clark delivered a keynote speech at the #BCTECH Summit in Vancouver on Monday, January 18. Photo: Government of British Columbia/Facebook

The #BCTECH Summit reflects the provincial government's focus on building a knowledge-based, innovative economy

Would You Vote for Kevin O’Leary?

Kevin O'Leary attends the Disney ABC Winter TCA Tour in Pasadena, Calif., in this Jan. 10, 2013 file photo.  Photo: Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP/CP

“If you haven’t made payroll, you have no right to” be a premier or prime minister, says the entrepreneur and former Dragon

What’s Putting Your Business at Risk This Year?

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Business interruption topped AGCS’ barometer for 2016, with companies worrying about natural disasters, accidents and supplier failure

Who Wins and Who Loses from the Loonie’s Fall?


On Tuesday, the Canadian dollar dropped to a 13-year low against the greenback. A look at the beneficiaries and victims of the currency's nosedive

Why Canadian Businesses Have the Winter Blues

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The Bank of Canada’s latest outlook survey finds companies feeling pessimistic about investment, and hiring intentions at their lowest point since 2009

A New Incentive for Small Businesses Considering Exporting

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The federal government's $50 million CanExport program will defray some trade costs

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