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‘The Trump Shadow: The New Urgency of Business Tax Reform in Canada’ – Conference Board of Canada

‘The Trump Shadow: The New Urgency of Business Tax Reform in Canada’ – Conference Board of Canada

Canada’s business investment has been weak for a number of years By Natasha Jamieson, Conference Board of Canada Amid the shadow of tax reform legislation in the United States and the need to boost business investment at home, Canada should look to reduce the tax burden on businesses of all sizes, according to a new […]

By November 14, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
New poll suggests political risks for Conservative politicians without climate plan

New poll suggests political risks for Conservative politicians without climate plan

“Half of voters won’t consider politicians who don’t take the issue seriously.” By Bruce Anderson, Chairman, Abacus Data Twenty years ago, when the world’s leaders were debating the Kyoto Accord, a case could be made that politicians who chose to be early champions of action to reduce emissions were running a certain amount of political […]

By November 9, 2017 1 Comments Read More →
Energy’s share of Canadian exports growing again – NEB

Energy’s share of Canadian exports growing again – NEB

Oil export volumes continued to increase despite lower oil prices Over the last 30 years, the total value of Canadian exports has increased seven-fold, from $95 billion in the first quarter of 1987 to $664 billion in the first quarter of 2017, according to a National Energy Board press release. During this time period, the value of energy exports […]

By September 20, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
World wants more Canadian oil and natural gas – Ipsos survey

World wants more Canadian oil and natural gas – Ipsos survey

India and China forecast energy demand to increase by 49% and 46% respectively The world sees Canadian oil and natural gas as part of the energy future and a preferred source of energy imports, according to a new global research survey, 2017 Global Energy Pulse, the first-of-its-kind conducted by Ipsos on behalf of the Canadian Association […]

Western Canadian drilling activity falls more than 75% from two years ago – NEB

Western Canadian drilling activity falls more than 75% from two years ago – NEB

More than 90% of today’s Western Canadian rigs are drilling horizontal wells Western Canadian rig activity typically peaks in the winter, when the ground is frozen and rigs can move into areas they normally cannot access during the rest of the year, acccording to a National Energy Board press release. Activity is lowest in the […]

By October 27, 2016 0 Comments Read More →