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5 Minutes for Business: A Big Boost to Business Investment

11-04-2017

 

Every other week, we release 5 Minutes for Business, a publication written by Hendrik Brakel, our Senior Director of Economic, Financial and Tax Policy. This week we are pleased to welcome guest writer Susanna Cluff-Clyburne, our Director of Parliamentary Affairs. Susanna sheds light on the big barrier that must be addressed: The Crown has a constitutional duty to consult with and accommodate Indigenous peoples whose rights could be affected through infrastructure development. There is a need for a consistent framework that bridges the gap between Indigenous communities and businesses.

 

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Canadian Chamber Applauds New Canadian Free Trade Agreement

Ottawa, April 7, 2017—The Canadian Chamber of Commerce strongly applauds the new Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA) announced by Canada’s federal and provincial governments. The CFTA, which will come into force on July 1, 2017, will allow for freer trade within Canada and start a process of eliminating regulatory barriers between provinces and territories. This has been a long-standing demand of the Canadian Chamber, outlined most recently in its Ten Ways to Build a Canada that Wins 2017.

Posted on 07-04-2017

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5 Minutes for Business: A Big Boost to Business Investment (April 11)

This brief addresses the Crown’s constitutional duty to consult with and accommodate Indigenous peoples whose rights could be affected through infrastructural developments.

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