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June 12, 2020

What does the road to recovery look like for Albertan businesses?In collaboration with the Business Council of Alberta, we surveyed 61 CEOs to find out the impacts of COVID-19 on business, and what barriers and challenges lie ahead. Here’s A Few highlights1 in 4companies are unsure if they will make it through the pandemic until a

October 25, 2019

Family enterprises play a crucial role in the Canadian economy. A recently published report suggests that family enterprises are the most powerful driver of economic growth in Canada, generating $574.6 billion – which is almost half of Canada’s private sector GDP – and almost seven million jobs in 2017.

June 28, 2019

Last week, members of the expert panel on Sustainable Finance released their recommendations on mobilizing Canada’s financial sector, hoping to secure both economic prosperity and better environmental practices. The main takeaway from the panel is that Canada stands poised to become “a decision-maker rather than a decision-taker in a world where sound environmental…

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Exceptional Times & Exceptional Measures: Alberta CEOs on Shutdown Impacts & Future Recovery

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June 12, 2020

What does the road to recovery look like for Albertan businesses?In collaboration with the Business Council of Alberta, we surveyed 61 CEOs to find out the impacts of COVID-19 on business, and what barriers and challenges lie ahead. Here’s A Few highlights1 in 4companies are unsure if they will make it through the pandemic until a

February 24, 2020

On February 24th, Vancouver-based Teck Resources Ltd. (“Teck”) delivered an all too familiar message to Canadians. The Company announced that it had withdrawn its application for the C$20.6 billion, 260,000 barrel-per-day Frontier mine.

October 25, 2019

Family enterprises play a crucial role in the Canadian economy. A recently published report suggests that family enterprises are the most powerful driver of economic growth in Canada, generating $574.6 billion – which is almost half of Canada’s private sector GDP – and almost seven million jobs in 2017.

June 28, 2019

Last week, members of the expert panel on Sustainable Finance released their recommendations on mobilizing Canada’s financial sector, hoping to secure both economic prosperity and better environmental practices. The main takeaway from the panel is that Canada stands poised to become “a decision-maker rather than a decision-taker in a world where sound environmental…

January 11, 2019

With trade wars, polarized politics, and big business shakeups across the world over the past year, many observers would opine that the political and economic state of many nations is in flux.

October 3, 2017

On Thursday, October 12th, the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Calgary is hosting the Fraser Institute’s annual Founders’ Award tribute dinner. This award is the institute’s highest honour, and is presented to Canadian leaders in recognition of their exceptional entrepreneurial and philanthropic achievements.

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