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5 Minutes for Business - Tale Of Two 2050s (March 2020)

In the latest 5 Minutes for Business, we imagine a tale of two 2050s. One where we continue on our present trajectory and one where we think more strategically on unlocking effective climate action and prosperity for all Canadians.

A Love Letter from Canada’s Future Leaders (February 2020)

Canada’s next generation of leaders are tired of hearing about the future; they want to shape it. This month’s 5 Minutes for Business examines what they believe our workforce needs to prosper.

Economic Rewind: A Decade in Review (January 2020)

Are you ready for a rewind to the start of 2010? In this edition of 5 Minutes for Business we examine how our economy has faired over the last decade and what’s in store in 2020.

5 Minutes for Business - Sluggish Growth: The New Normal for Canada (December 2019)

What is in store for our economy as we head into a new year and new decade? Find out in this month’s 5 Minutes for Business where we take stock of Canada’s economic performance and consider what the future might have in store for us!

The Shortest Decade: Addressing the Coming Climate Crunch (November 2019)

In this edition of 5 Minutes for Business, we examine how Canada’s business community will be a driver in effective and responsible climate action.

It’s still the economy, stupid.

With the looming federal election, this month’s 5 Minutes for Business examines the federal party leaders’ attempts at addressing economic growth or should we say, lack there of.

The Nuts and Bolts of International Trade: Incoterms® 2020

Read this month’s 5 Minutes for Business to learn about the launch of new Incoterms® rules and what these changes mean for Canadian businesses involved in international trade!

Canada’s Cannabis Opportunity: Let’s Think Bigger (August 2019)

Read this month’s 5 Minutes for Business to learn about the growth of Canada’s cannabis sector and where the rules still need defining to expand the opportunities for Canadian businesses!

Trustworthy AI: Why the OECD’s Recommendation on Artificial Intelligence Matters (July 2019)

In this edition of 5 Minutes for Business, we examine the first international standard for AI policies that was introduced at the OECD Ministerial and how it could positively affect Canadian businesses.

Back to the Future: Alcohol and Interprovincial Trade Barriers (June 2019)

This 5 Minutes for Business takes you back in time through all the interprovincial trade inefficiencies and hopelessly outdated promises made by Canada’s Premiers that are obstructing the liberation of alcohol trade.

5 Minutes for Business: AccessAbility - The $16.8-billion GDP Boost Canadians Need (May 2019)

By creating a more accessible Canada, there is a potential to unlock $16.8 billion in GDP by increasing our economy’s productive capacity.

5 Minutes for Business: Regulatory Reform: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (April 2019)

This brief examines the good, the bad and the ugly of the federal government’s efforts to address Canada’s regulatory competitiveness problem.

5 Minutes for Business: A Budget for Business or Bust (March 2019)

With small businesses in Canada employing more than 8.2 million Canadians, this budget could be a score or bust for the federal government in its upcoming election.

5 Minutes for Business: A Royal Commission for a Royal Pain (February 2019)

A Royal Commission for a royal pain. We’re shining on spotlight on Canadian taxation in this month’s 5 Minutes for Business.

5 Minutes for Business: There is no low carbon economy without a regulatory system that works (January 2019)

5 Minutes for Business: There is no low carbon economy without a regulatory system that works (January 2019)