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Fighting for NAFTA – Better to Have No Deal than a Bad Deal

Never in the history of trade negotiations have we seen a country’s largest, most important business association openly call its government’s trade proposals “dangerous” and say they should be [...]

How Successful Could Your Company Really Be?

Everyone knows the cute story of the ugly duckling. The shy young duckling that lacked confidence at such an early age, but in the end, grew up to be the most beautiful and accomplished of all [...]

How Sharing Content Gets You More Visibility and Sales

I’m sure you’ve often heard, content is king. But does that mean that you have to write everything you share? There aren’t enough hours in the day for that. Content marketing’s role in the [...]

Workplace Smoking: It’s Not a Problem

Recently I re-connected with Rick Weston, CEO of Addiction Management Systems. AMS pioneered the solution for workplace smoking problems. I asked Rick why business owners and senior management [...]

Canada’s Encouraging Economic Growth Outlook

As we navigate our through the fall season there are a number of reasons for Canadian businesses and workers to feel extremely optimistic about the path the country is taking in terms of economic [...]

Infrastructure Spending – Real Bang for the Buck!

One of our pet peeves at the Canadian Chamber is when governments talk about infrastructure investment purely in terms of how many billions they’re spending, often with few details about what the [...]

Factors in a Properly Constituted Foreign Exchange Program

Mike Smith is one of the best known Foreign Exchange experts in Canada. He sold his brokerage to a U.S. firm that operates in Toronto. After his non-competition agreement expired, he set up [...]

What Does it Mean to Truly Partner

What matters to us is usually what is most important, right? After all in business isn’t our own survival the most important thing? If we, as a business, do not bring in the money we need to [...]

Why R&D Spending is Good for Canadian Business

The global economy has become a knowledge business. Globally, governments invest more than $1.7 trillion annually on research and development, primarily on the ‘r’ side, or long-term mission [...]

The Challenges of Running a Business Can be Daunting

Managing rising raw materials costs, a multi-generational workforce, disruptive technologies and changing consumer expectations puts enormous pressure on business owners to protect margins, [...]

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