May 2014 Archives

May 12, 2014

Why don’t we focus more on services?

In discussions on employment and the Canadian economy the focus is almost exclusively on the production of goods. Factory x closed and with it went Y jobs. Now, as I’ve written before here, I’m very attuned to the broad benefits that … Read More.

May 3, 2014

Is Canada losing its competitive edge?

Earlier this week the Globe and Mail’s Barrie McKenna reported concerns from Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz on the competitiveness of Canadian firms.  In particular, Poloz notes growing weaknesses in the ability of Canadian firms to win in the … Read More.

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