OTTAWA – Canada has announced a new responsible business strategy to ensure businesses prevent or mitigate adverse human rights and environmental impacts in their operations abroad. Proponents, however, criticize the strategy as largely a repeat of the previous one put in place by Stephen Harper’s Conservative government in 2014. Canada’sRead More →

OTTAWA – Canada has announced a new responsible business strategy to ensure businesses prevent or mitigate adverse human rights and environmental impacts in their operations abroad. Proponents, however, criticize the strategy as largely a repeat of the previous one put in place by Stephen Harper’s Conservative government in 2014. Canada’sRead More →

Labor Minister Seamus O’Regan says the Liberal government is considering legislation to force Canadian companies to ensure they don’t use slave labor or exploit children overseas workers. In an interview, O’Regan said he was preparing a “comprehensive” bill that would require Canadian companies and departments to review supply chains inRead More →

4-day work week: CEO of a non-profit organization discusses the benefits Joe O’Connor, CEO of 4 Day Week Global, discusses changing workplace culture attitudes and how employees and companies have demonstrated that they are benefiting from reduced working hours. The idea of ​​a shortened four-day workweek has gained traction inRead More →

$92 million investment in adMare BioInnovations will help translate health research into innovative new therapies in Canada March 30, 2022 – Vancouver, British Columbia Protecting the health and safety of Canadians and ensuring we have the national capacity to respond to future health crises are top priorities for the GovernmentRead More →

The Government of Canada advances the national life sciences sector by supporting Canadian businesses, talent, and research and development Canada News Wire VANCOUVER, BC, March 30, 2022 A $92 million investment in adMare BioInnovations will help translate health research into innovative new therapies in Canada VANCOUVER, BC, March 30, 2022Read More →

OTTAWA – Two federal New Democrats tabled legislation on Tuesday that would make Canadian companies more liable for human rights abuses and environmental damage overseas. At a press conference, NDP MP Peter Julian said Bill C-262 would create legal tools, giving victims of human rights abuses by Canadian companies overseasRead More →

“The pandemic has been a real wake-up call for Canadian organizations,” says Jérôme Thirion Tweet that Although outsourcing and partnerships have long proven effective in increasing efficiency, expanding capabilities and growing businesses, executives across the country say they urgently need to radically change their TPRM operating models. and their approachRead More →

TORONTO — Magna International Inc. is joining other Canadian companies in fighting aggression in Ukraine by scaling back its Russian operations. “Like most members of the international community, we remain deeply concerned about the very unfortunate situation in Ukraine,” spokeswoman Tracy Fuerst said in an email Thursday. Magna has sixRead More →

Magna International Inc. joins other Canadian companies in standing up to aggression in Ukraine by scaling back its Russian operations. “Like most members of the international community, we remain deeply concerned about the very unfortunate situation in Ukraine,” company spokeswoman Tracy Fuerst said in an email Thursday. The Ontario-based autoRead More →

OTTAWA — Hours after the United Nations sided with Ukraine and called on Russia to withdraw from its territory, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy hailed the vote and called on Canada for more sanctions and “restrictive measures” to stop the bombardment of his country. Zelenskyy, who is entrenched in Kyiv asRead More →

Canada’s critical infrastructure sectors are encouraged to monitor increased cyber threat activity.Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press A cybersecurity expert says Canadian companies are at risk of online attacks if Russia chooses to retaliate against government sanctions. Karim Hijazi, founder and CEO of Texas-based cyberintelligence firm Prevailion, said Canadian companies could fallRead More →

TORONTO — Canadian businesses risk being the target of online attacks if Russia chooses to retaliate against government sanctions, a cybersecurity expert said Friday. TORONTO — Canadian businesses risk being the target of online attacks if Russia chooses to retaliate against government sanctions, a cybersecurity expert said Friday. Karim Hijazi,Read More →

Breadcrumb Links Summary Executive Remote working makes companies ‘more vulnerable than ever to cyberattacks’, survey finds Of nearly 500 companies surveyed, 56% of companies affected by malware paid the amounts demanded by cybercriminals, according to the survey. Photo by REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration Reviews and recommendations are unbiased and products are independentlyRead More →

Ontario-based Valent will partner with companies across Canada to produce Canada’s first renewable diesel from agricultural and forestry by-products. Atlantic Canadian companies Clearwater, Horizon Maritime and Mara Renewables are among partners in the $65 million biofuels project just announced by Canada’s Oceans Supercluster. Other companies involved are FORGE Hydrocarbons, KatalRead More →

Producer Group welcomes update Broadcasting Act and urges the rapid adoption of legislation OTTAWA, ON, February 2, 2022 /CNW/ – The Canadian Media Producers Association today welcomed the federal government’s introduction of legislation to modernize the Broadcasting Actfollowing his promise to introduce the bill within the first 100 days ofRead More →

More than four in 10 employers offering remote work options and higher starting salaries to attract qualified candidates TORONTO, January 31, 2022 /CNW/ – The labor market is poised to continue its recovery through 2022, according to research from talent and business solutions consultancy Robert Half. According to the company’sRead More →

As widespread labor shortages force Canadian companies to reassess their employee recruitment and retention practices, experts say pay transparency is increasingly in the spotlight. Outside of the public sector and unionized shops, wages in North America have long been considered a private matter between employer and employee. Job postings usuallyRead More →

The volume of transactions fell in the second half of 2021 after a meteoric start to the year.Shannon Stapleton/Reuters Canada’s capital markets reached new highs in 2021, setting records for the amount of money raised in initial public offerings and for the total value of mergers and acquisitions. According toRead More →

Canadian companies affected by ransomware attacks pay perpetrators nearly half a million dollars on average, new poll results show. Angus Reid’s investigation for cybersecurity firm Palo Alto Networks in September, but released on Wednesday, found that the average ransom paid by Canadian companies was $ 458,247, while the average ransomRead More →

New federal disclosure requirements and growing shareholder pressure have pushed more Canadian companies to add more women and other diverse candidates to their boards The Globe and Mail’s annual Board Games report on corporate governance in Canada showed progress in 2021 on diversity. The 220 companies assessed, all members ofRead More →

Nova Chemicals Corp., a Calgary, Alberta-based chemical and plastic resin manufacturer, and GreenMantra Technologies of Brantford, Ontario, have completed a second paving project in Ontario, incorporating the equivalent of 700,000 bags plastic in post-consumer recycled plastics in two lanes and parking. The project was carried out at the construction siteRead More →

Amid efforts to overcome the challenges caused by COVID-19 and climate change, the conversation about modernizing the Canadian economy and strengthening relationships between people and businesses has intensified, said Brian Gallant, former Premier of New Brunswick and co-author of the Global Canada report.James West / The Canadian Press New reportRead More →

Canadian employers lay off or leave without pay thousands of workers who refused to getCOVID-19 gunfire, squeezing an already tight labor market and increasing the prospect of potentially disruptive legal challenges. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau pledged vaccination warrants as central to his successful campaignfor re-election in September, setting a precedentRead More →

As the spotlight on climate change intensifies, Canadian businesses face increased scrutiny from regulators, investors and other stakeholders to meet environmental, social and governance (ESG) criteria . Some companies play a leading role in reducing carbon emissions and are at the forefront of the energy transition. Others respond to incentivesRead More →

As climate change spotlight intensifies, Canadian companies face intense scrutiny from regulators, investors and other stakeholders to meet environmental, social and governance criteria (ESG). Some companies play a leading role in reducing carbon emissions and are at the forefront of the energy transition. Others are responding to government and stakeholderRead More →

In June, the federal Liberal government increased its five-year 100% ZEV sales target until 2035. It said it would develop a combination of investments and regulations to help consumers and consumers alike. industry to make the transition.JONATHAN HAYWARD / The Canadian Press Officials from manufacturing, mining, green groups, academia andRead More →

KPMG’s 2021 Cyber ​​Security Survey recently surveyed business owners or decision makers in primarily midsize companies and 1,000 Canadians ahead of Cyber ​​Security Awareness Month to get their take on how businesses can defend themselves against the growing threat of cyber attacks and meet consumer expectations. The survey found thatRead More →

OTC Markets has published proposed rule changes that, effective September 23, 2021, would require a company to be listed on the OTCQX International to be either an SEC reporting company or file reports with the SEC under the Regulatory A+ reporting system, or be exempt from SEC reporting requirements underRead More →

Climate change is driving the air conditioning industry to come up with energy-saving innovations, as more frequent extreme weather events are expected to put additional strain on the power grid. Canada has already seen average temperatures increase by 1.7 degrees Celsius since 1948, according to Environment and Climate Change Canada.Read More →

Brendan King, CEO of VendAsta Technologies Inc.Liam Richards / The Globe and Mail Brendan King remembers being on the road most of his working hours, until COVID-19 put an end to all travel. The clientele of his Saskatoon-based software company are predominantly American. He was therefore worried that he wouldRead More →

March 1, 2019 by Carolyn Powell, Director of International Business Development, Invest Buffalo Niagara Sponsored content provided by PLANT partners: Peace Bridge in Buffalo. Invest Buffalo Niagara offers assistance to companies embarking on establishing a site in the United States. Canadian companies expanding into the United States enjoyed another successfulRead More →

Louis Tetu, CEO of Coveo, a Quebec-based company that sells artificial intelligence-based search tools known as “analytics engines” to giants like American Express, Dell and Geico.Renaud Philippe/The Globe and Mail The Canadian initial public offering market has shrugged off recent investor fears and is poised to rebound, with at leastRead More →

Members of the Uyghur minority hold placards as they demonstrate asking for news of their relatives on February 22, 2021 near the Chinese consulate in Istanbul.OZAN ​​KOSE/AFP/Getty Images Three years after it was first announced, an office empowered by Ottawa to investigate allegations of human rights abuses stemming from theRead More →

The office announced by the federal government in 2018 to deal with complaints about human rights abuses perpetrated by Canadian companies operating abroad still does not have a complaints mechanism in place. Canada’s Ombudsman for Responsible Business (CORE) was supposed to be a government watchdog who could investigate companies inRead More →

Security guards stand at the gates of what is officially known as a Vocational Skills Teaching Center in Huocheng County, China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, September 3, 2018.THOMAS PETER/Reuters Justin Trudeau said government officials would warn Canadian companies doing business in China’s Xinjiang region not to use forced labor orRead More →