Canada must change course, CIBC CEO warns

To escape a slow-growth future, Canada must urgently transition to an economy that's focused on advanced skills, high-value products and innovation, says Victor Dodig, chief executive officer of Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce.   Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Is the Finance Minister in fiscal fantasyland?

Ontario director of the Canadian Taxpayers Federation.This week, Ontario Finance T Minister Charles Sousa will stand in the provincial legislature and deliver the fall fiscal update.The fall fiscal update is the government's opportunity to update any of the assumptions it made in April's budget, including Mr. Sousa's promise to balance the budget by 2017-18. And updating is certainly in order.   Monday, November 23, 2015

Ontario on track to regain some of its economic power

ryounglai@globeandmail.comAs Canada looks to retool its economy after years of relying on the energy sector, Ontario hopes to recapture some of its heft as the country's economic powerhouse.   Monday, November 23, 2015

Low prices force Teck to slash costs

Teck Resources Ltd. is facing its worst financial squeeze since the recession, forcing the company to retrench during a mining industry slump that has hammered coal exports from Canada.Vancouver-based Teck is cutting 1,000 jobs and lowering its semiannual dividend to only 5 cents a share as it seeks to corral expenses amid depressed commodity prices.   Thursday, November 19, 2015