Investment Canada Act

Feds Reject Telecom's Sale Over 'National Security' Concerns

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Business

UPDATE: Shares of Manitoba Telecom Services (TSX:MBT) have fallen more than seven per cent after Ottawa rejected the sale of its Allstream business to...

BlackBerry Wants A Big Change From Ottawa

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.11.2013 | Canada Business

TORONTO - Blackberry is planning on lobbying Ottawa over foreign takeover rules, amid unconfirmed reports that a takeover by major Canadian pension pl...

How Harper's Nexen Deal Deceived Canadians

Maude Barlow | Posted 02.09.2013 | Canada Business
Maude Barlow

On December 7, Prime Minister Stephen Harper approved the first two complete takeovers of Canadian-owned energy firms by foreign state-owned companies in our country's history. The Prime Minister used sleight of hand to trick Canadians into thinking these were "exceptional" cases, to be repeated only cautiously in the future. He appeared to close the door to ownership of the tar sands by companies controlled by foreign governments. But he didn't close it at all. He left it wide open and signaled to China, Malaysia and other countries that Canada's strategic energy resources were entirely for sale, not just to the highest bidder but to any bidder at all.

Target Gets OK To Come To Canada.. With Conditions

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.05.2012 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Ottawa has approved Target Corp.'s plan to enter the Canadian market and sell books and other cultural products such as DVDs, music and magaz...

Why Chinese Investors Fear Canada's Oil Patch

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.04.2012 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Canada is missing out on billions of investments from cash-rich China because of Ottawa's confusing foreign takeover rules, says a report fro...

Tories Change Foreign Investment Rules, But Confusion Will Remain

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.27.2012 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - The federal government is promising more disclosure on decisions to block foreign takeovers that it judges would be detrimental to Canadian i...