Blog Category: Canadian Chamber of Commerce

5 Minutes for Business

Sometimes Sustainability Is Just another Word for Common Sense

In this edition of 5 Minutes for Business, the Canadian Chamber of Commerce examines the simplicity of implementing sustainability within the workplace and the fiscal outcome of these actions. When a business reduces its environmental impact by making better choices about how it uses energy and materials, some call it sustainability, but the practice has an older name: common sense. (more…)

Budget 2018 – Canadian Chamber Analysis

Budget: Long on Spending, Short on Growth

The 2018 Budget presents many interesting measures, but does not address the fundamental issues facing Canada’s economy, says the Canadian Chamber of Commerce.  (more…)

5 Minutes for Business: Hammering Business – Finance Canada’s New Crackdown

The government has just proposed the most radical tax overhaul in 50 years. The Canadian Chamber of Commerce are particularly worried about the impact on business from (1) a new tax on investment income in a corporation and (2) tough new rules for compensation in family businesses.

In this special edition of 5 Minutes for Business, Hendrik Brakel, our Senior Director, Economic, Financial and Tax Policy, looks at what is driving the government’s new crackdown on private corporations.

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