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Trans Mountain decision shows pipelines are in Canada's best interest

CALGARY, Alberta (May 19, 2016) – The National Energy Board (NEB) decision on Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain Expansion Project is an important first step to build new paths for Canadian oil and reach new markets to create jobs and prosperity... Read More

CMA members raise concerns over tax changes

Canadian Medical Association (CMA) members are making their voice heard on a proposed change to the federal tax regime, one that could have unintended consequences for medical research, education and access to care.CMA members are taking part in a grassroots... Read More

Canadian manufacturers urge the federal government to adopt a national digital manufacturing strategy

HAMILTON (May 25, 2016) – Digital manufacturing is reshaping manufacturing in Canada and around the world; Canada needs a national strategy to acce… ... Read More

CME hears from the future of Canadian manufacturing

HAMILTON (May 25, 2016) – Digital manufacturing is reshaping manufacturing in Canada and around the world; Canada needs a national strategy to acce… ... Read More

New poll shows Ontarians strongly support the province’s green energy policies

Guelph, ON – Polling released today shows strong support for renewable energy in Ontario. The poll, conducted by Ekos Research Associates, found 74 per cent of Ontarians surveyed said phasing out coal and supporting renewable power was the right strategy... Read More

Statement by Tim Gray, Environmental Defence’s Executive Director, on Alberta’s new climate legislation introduced today

Toronto, ON – This is a significant day in the history of action on climate change in Canada. Today the Alberta government introduced legislation for an economy-wide carbon price and to create a new Crown agency for energy efficiency. This... Read More

Getting FIT: How Ontario Became a Green Energy Leader

With the new climate change law just passed, and a climate action plan expected in the weeks ahead, Ontario is stepping forward, and showing a real commitment to fight climate change and shift the province toward a low-carbon, clean economy.... Read More

Spring NewsBriefs 2016

MAY 24  The National and the Ontario Region NewsBriefs are available online. If your co-op hasn’t already received it, copies will arrive shortly by post. ... Read More

New report to launch tomorrow at Canadian Solar on need for Ontario’s continued investment in renewable energy

Media Advisory/Photo Opportunity: New report to launch tomorrow at Canadian Solar on need for Ontario’s continued investment in renewable energy Guelph, ON – Tomorrow Environmental Defence will be at Canadian Solar in Guelph for the launch of a new report:... Read More

Wood Promoters on Defensive Following Launch of National Fire Safety Campaign

WOOD PROMOTERS ON DEFENSIVE FOLLOWING LAUNCH OF NATIONAL FIRE SAFETY CAMPAIGN OTTAWA, December 13, 2013 – This week in Ottawa, the Cement Association of Canada announced the debut of a national campaign to fight changes to the national building code... Read More

Firms with effective boards more likely to disclose climate change risks, study finds

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CGA-Canada welcomes measure on unlegislated tax proposals

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Board characteristics more effective than governance indices in predicting financing costs, study finds

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Banks in Canada help those affected by Alberta fires

For Immediate Release Toronto, ON, May 6, 2016 – As Alberta deals with the devastating fires in northern Alberta, banks in Canada are helping those affected, and they are doing that in a number of ways including: making special accommodations... Read More

Pause ORPP pending federal review of CPP: CME

MISSISSAUGA (May 17, 2016) – In light of the Federal government’s commitment to review the Canada Pension Plan (CPP), the persistent fragile state … ... Read More

Manufacturers and exporters across Canada are saddened about the devastation by raging forest fires in Fort McMurray

Manufacturers and exporters across Canada are saddened about the devastation by raging forest fires in Fort McMurray. Our hearts go out to those wh… ... Read More

CME urges Ottawa to support future of Canadian aerospace

CME President and CEO, Jayson Myers, wrote to Prime Minister of Canada, Justin Trudeau on April 13th, 2016 to encourage federal investment support … ... Read More

Capital investment in Canada's oil and gas industry down 62% in 2 years

Capital spending in Canada’s oil and natural gas sector is forecast to decline $50 billion, or 62 per cent, since 2014, the largest two-year decline since the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP) and its predecessor organizations started tracking this... Read More

CAPP welcomes Alberta royalty clarity, more work needed

Alberta’s new royalty system brings greater clarity for producers and investors, and more work is needed to attract new investment and create more jobs, the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP) said today. Tim McMillan, CAPP president and chief executive... Read More

Royalty report sets stage to review Alberta's competitiveness: CAPP

The Alberta royalty review has led to a balanced report that sets the stage for more work between industry and government to ensure Alberta’s oil and gas sector is competitive in North America to attract investment and create more jobs... Read More