Canadian Chamber of Commerce

TransCanada Silence On Climate Speaks Volumes In Pipeline Debate

Carl Duivenvoorden | Posted 07.08.2016 | Canada Impact
Carl Duivenvoorden

I think I'm reasonably well versed in issues surrounding the Energy East Pipeline, both economic and environmental. But I am struck by how, in any official TransCanada communications about environmental implications of the project, climate change is never mentioned.

Business Lobby Groups Up In Arms Over 'Devastating' CPP Expansion

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 06.21.2016 | Canada Business

But economists disagree.

Canada's Outdated Income Tax Act Begs A Top-To-Bottom Review

Gabe Hayos, FCPA, FCA | Posted 04.07.2017 | Canada Business
Gabe Hayos, FCPA, FCA

By making it easier to navigate the tax rules and meet their obligations, Canadians will spend less time and less of their money on preparing their taxes, leaving more in their pockets. For Canadian businesses, productivity could improve as they spend less time, effort and capital dealing with tax compliance and red tape.

Trudeau Pushes Growth, Gets Mobbed For Selfies At G20

CP | Mike Blanchfield, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.16.2015 | Canada Politics

Trudeau urged governments, community, business and labour leaders "to focus on the meaningful long-term solutions, to empowering individuals and creating prosperity.''

New 'Express Entry' Immigrant Program Has Some Worried

CBC | Posted 01.21.2015 | Canada Business

The federal government is preparing to launch a new immigration system that gives skilled workers "express entry" into Canada starting Jan. 1, but fir...

This Is How Bad Canada's Job Market Has Become

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 03.05.2014 | Canada Business

Canada’s job market “sputtered” in 2013, says a new report that finds a majority of the net job creation last year involved part-time jobs, went...

What Do Mulcair and Trudeau Stand For?

Nick Fillmore | Posted 08.04.2013 | Canada Politics
Nick Fillmore

With the next federal election a little more than two years away, it is time we started asking the Liberals and New Democrats what kind of government they would deliver if either one could bounce the Conservatives from power. So, it's time to begin pressuring both Justin Trudeau and Tom Mulcair to articulate exactly what they would do, and the challenge is huge. We need to know which party will be prepared to do the most to oppose the business-controlled agenda.

Canada Lagging In China: Business Association

CBC | Posted 04.13.2013 | Canada Business

Prime Minister Stephen Harper is now trying to make up for lost time when it comes to Canada's ties with China, and there is a lot of work to do to br...

There's Nothing Fair About Canada-China Trade

Diane Francis | Posted 01.06.2013 | Canada Business
Diane Francis

Last week, a casualty of China's unfair treatment of foreign investors spoke privately about the new trade deal signed between Ottawa and Beijing. Ottawa capitulated to China on everything. The deal, using a hockey metaphor, allows only a select few to play on Team Canada on a small patch of ice in China and to be fouled, without remedies or referees.

Canada Faces 'Desperate' Labour Shortage: Chamber

CBC | Posted 02.08.2012 | Canada Business

Canada’s labour shortage is becoming “desperate,” the Canadian Chamber of Commerce says, and threatens the country’s global economic competiti...

Balancing the Books on the Backs of the Poor

Sen. Art Eggleton | Posted 11.30.2011 | Canada
Sen. Art Eggleton

Although the Harper government has no problem spending money, I believe that they will probably ramp up the cuts that have already started. We must make sure that we are not balancing the books on the backs of the poor. Make no mistake, poverty costs us all. It forces up our tax bills and depresses the economy.