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5 Minutes for Business: Navigating the Storm – How to deal with a Volatile Global Environment

19-04-2016

 

Every other week, we release 5 Minutes for Business, a short text that describes current issues that affect the Canadian economy and provides insight on what it will mean for Canadians today and the future. In this week’s edition, we are pleased to welcome an esteemed guest writer. Mark Wiseman, President and CEO of Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, explains how CPPIB works and what they expect from the economy. Is your money safe? 

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Canadian Chamber of Commerce Identifies Regulatory Barriers as Biggest Threat to International Trade

Ottawa, April 13, 2016— The main barriers that hinder Canadian companies looking to import and export today are not tariffs or quotas; they are the regulatory barriers to trade. Canadian companies are losing millions of dollars adjusting to minute regulations in other jurisdictions, a situation that undermines Canada’s competitiveness and must be resolved, says the Canadian Chamber of Commerce in a new report.

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5 Minutes for Business: Navigating the Storm – How to deal with a Volatile Global Environment (April 19)

This guest-written brief looks at how the Canadian Pension Plan Investment Board manages our money and makes the most of the current situation.

Canada's Next Top Trade Barrier: Taking International Regulatory Cooperation Seriously (April 2016)

This report sheds a harsh light on current issues surrounding regulatory cooperation between Canada and its trading partners and provides the federal government with a series of recommendations for improving Canada’s regulatory regime.

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