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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


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

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

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’


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

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

Embedded fees: A comparison


  • 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…

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


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

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…

The costs of a budget surplus

Cost-cutting measures led to an unexpected budget surplus, but also may have led to an exit of doctors, teachers and film industry workers

Stepping on the brakes

B.C.'s heavy focus on megaprojects and cost-cutting is likely to come to an end under the new NDP government

Tracking the Teflon Liberals

A successful summer PR campaign and smart moves on NAFTA are sending the Liberals back to Parliament virtually dent-free

Advisors’ stand is clear on best interest


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

Bring tax parity to the industry


  • By: IE Staff
  • July 27, 2017 January 16, 2018
  • 23:30

How to turn off voters

Premier Brad Wall, Canada’s longest-serving and, until recently, most popular premier, has seen better days. His approval rating has plummeted to a low of 46%…

A new conservative alliance

Former federal Conservative minister Jason Kenney has made headway in his battle to unite Alberta's right