5 Ways Hillary Clinton’s Presidency Would Impact Canadian Business

5 Ways Hillary Clinton’s Presidency Would Impact Canadian Business

Disclaimer: This article does not endorse either political party or presidential nominee. Today is the American presidential election. We’ll soon know who the next leader of the United States is, and with that knowledge, we can begin looking at the new administration’s incoming changes. Yesterday’s blog reviewed Trump’s platform; and in an effort to analyze…

5 Ways Donald Trump’s Presidency Would Impact Canadian Business

5 Ways Donald Trump’s Presidency Would Impact Canadian Business

Disclaimer: This article does not endorse either political party or presidential nominee. The American presidential election is tomorrow, and Canadians are anxious to see who wins. While Hillary Clinton has led in the majority of polls until now, slim margins could make for a close race. Either candidate could win, and we must be must…

Fertile Ground: Ontario’s Agri-Food Industry Delivers Sustainable Growth

Fertile Ground: Ontario’s Agri-Food Industry Delivers Sustainable Growth

Ontario’s agri-food industry continues to experience sustained growth and is an economic leader within the province. In 2015, farming and food processing employed approximately 1 in 9 Ontarians and contributed $36.4 billion in GDP to the province, representing nearly 6% of Ontario’s total GDP. In fact, food processing contributes 15% of the province’s total manufacturing…

5 Ways Foreign Direct Investment Strengthens Canadian Businesses

5 Ways Foreign Direct Investment Strengthens Canadian Businesses

Most Canadians share an inaccurate, out-of-date view of how businesses grow and succeed in international markets. Gone are the days where businesses manufactured products in Canada and shipped them internationally; now companies must extend beyond borders and become part of an integrated international value chain. Traditional trade measurements fail to recognize is the effect that…

Wind Power and the Advancement of Global Renewable Energy

Wind Power and the Advancement of Global Renewable Energy

Wind power is in the midst of extreme market growth. The advancement of technologies, in addition to rapidly changing legislation from governments, are helping to fuel strong growth rates year-over-year in North America and around the world. Wind technologies present a significant opportunity for businesses across the world. Technology development companies are rapidly researching ways…

How Lightweight Vehicles Are Transforming the Automotive Industry

How Lightweight Vehicles Are Transforming the Automotive Industry

New vehicle innovations are reshaping the automotive industry at a more rapid pace than ever before.  Global manufacturers are developing new products and processes at an accelerated rate, which is helping the automotive industry to become more efficient and technologically advanced. One of the major trends leading this revolution is the lightening of vehicles throughout…

Canada’s Digital Economy Represents a New Industrial Revolution

Canada’s Digital Economy Represents a New Industrial Revolution

Across Canada, new digital technologies are enabling businesses to grow and develop globally-demanded products and services. In fact, information technology development will soon become the country’s largest economic driver, signalling that the Age of the Digital Economy is quickly approaching. The World Economic Forum (WEF) refers to the coming Digital Age as the 4th Industrial…

These 3 Factors Will Define the Canadian Manufacturing Sector in 2016

These 3 Factors Will Define the Canadian Manufacturing Sector in 2016

The Canadian manufacturing industry remains cautiously optimistic moving forward in 2016. While some sectors within the manufacturing industry are seeing rapid growth, others are stagnant or contracting due to a variety of economic and labour issues. This type of uncertainty isn’t new to manufacturing executives, but being able to plan ahead and execute growth strategies…