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The art of doing nothing

Editorial

  • By: IE Staff
  • December 22, 2017 January 16, 2018
  • 00:40

Numbers tell the oil story

Incredible numbers continue to emanate from Alberta’s oilpatch. Just days after Calgary-based oilsands giant Suncor Energy Inc. announced that its cash operating costs per barrel…

Pulling off an upset

In a surprise win, Valérie Plante is Montreal's new mayor. Her close attention to spending restraint seemed persuasive for many voters

  • By: Andy Riga
  • December 1, 2017 December 1, 2017
  • 00:30

Shutting off the gas

Production in the two-decade old Sable natural gas field is winding down, with at least two significant closures. The government, however, says the sector has…

Technology, regulation and competition

Editorial

  • By: IE Staff
  • December 1, 2017 January 16, 2018
  • 00:30

No silver bullet for conflicts

If embedded commissions are banned, many clients would probably lose access to advice

  • By: IE Staff
  • December 1, 2017 December 1, 2017
  • 00:30

What works on the Hill

All sectors need to appreciate that the game in Ottawa is changing, with digital industries moving to the front of the line

A woeful record on diversity

Editorial

  • By: IE Staff
  • November 14, 2017 January 16, 2018
  • 00:40

Round 2: Change is afoot

Trudeau needs to delegate more and do a better job of using the deep experience available to him

Best fight against big data is “best interest’

Editorial

  • By: IE Staff
  • October 27, 2017 January 16, 2018
  • 00:30

Harness the power of professions

There’s a news story that never seems to go away, and it’s the continuing difficulties faced by workers in their 20s and 30s who are…

A wall between East and West

Premier Brad Wall may have inflamed irritations with Ottawa, but his tough talk appears to be popular

Liberal makeover needed

The B.C. Liberals will need to find new ways to engage alienated voters despite their fiscal restraint - or maybe because of it

Embedded fees: A comparison

Editorial

  • By: IE Staff
  • October 13, 2017 January 16, 2018
  • 00:30

Canada’s boomtown

Montreal's rejuvenated economy is adding jobs on several fronts. But those who helped make it happen may not be re-elected

  • By: Andy Riga
  • October 13, 2017 October 13, 2017
  • 00:30

More than potatoes

Canada’s smallest province had the biggest year-over-year population growth last year in the country – thanks to an influx of immigrants. Now, for the first…

Don’t give up on natural gas

Canadian natural gas producers may experience better returns soon, according to some predictions

It’s all about the optics

Throughout the heated discussion of tax changes for small businesses, little attention has been paid to C-27, a new bill to restructure federal pensions

Alberta pulls ahead

I was back east last summer – in Ottawa to watch my kids play in an ultimate frisbee tournament – when my aunt dropped by…

  • By: Mike Ganley
  • September 21, 2017 December 18, 2017
  • 23:40

A+ on budget, C- on services

The defeat of the budget-balancing B.C. Liberals may hold a sobering lesson for Quebec's Liberals

Wage wars: Hurt or help?

The government lauds its recent boosts to the minimum wage. But do they hurt businesses without helping workers?

In politics, timing is key

The federal government could have released its proposals to reform the taxation of small corporations with more finesse

Finding the will to make change happen

Editorial

  • By: IE Staff
  • September 21, 2017 January 16, 2018
  • 23:40

Advisors’ stand is clear on best interest

Editorial

  • By: IE Staff
  • August 24, 2017 January 16, 2018
  • 23:30

Demolition derby rages on

A walk in central Toronto that doesn’t include a crane, a half- finished highrise or, worse, a massive pit where another stretch of century-old buildings…