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: 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…)
In this edition of 5 Minutes for Business, Hendrik Brakel, Canadian Chamber of Commerce Senior Director of Economic, Financial and Tax Policy, shares the reasons behind Canada’s booming economy, whether the growth will continue and what we should be doing to drive up our country’s competitiveness. (more…)
In this edition of 5 Minutes for Business, Hendrik Brakel, our Senior Director of Economic, Financial and Tax Policy, provides an update on the NAFTA negotiations and the potentially deal-breaking proposals U.S. negotiators have presented. (more…)
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.