Canada

How Canadian Literature Blew Up

In an attention economy, controversy has value. It’s no exaggeration to say these political battles within CanLit now dominate the discussion of Canadian writers and writing. The “appropriation prize” controversy, for example, blew up in a journal that few people had ever heard of much less ...

To adapt to climate change, end supply management

Author: William Watson Canada’s supply management systems impose tariffs of up to 300 per cent on above-quota imports. Read more about To adapt to climate change, end supply management Tags:  supply management exports imports agriculture climate change ...

Canada’s climate policy mess is hardly ‘cost-effective’

Author: Ross McKitrick Handouts are far costlier than emission tax revenues to fund reductions in other tax rates. Read more about Canada’s climate policy mess is hardly ‘cost-effective’ Tags:  carbon pricing carbon tax carbon emissions ghg Ottawa ...

Vice President of Marketing and External Affairs, New Jersey Symphony Orchestra

The New Jersey Symphony Orchestra seeks a Vice President, Marketing and External Affairs to lead all aspects of planning, implementing, and evaluating the marketing, public relations, communications, and patron services for NJSO, the state orchestra of New Jersey. DHR, International has been exclus ...

New Mortgage Rules Improving Credit Quality, BoC Says

Mortgage rules implemented over the past two years, along with rising interest rates, have worked to improve credit quality and reduce the number of highly indebted borrowers in the market. That’s according to a Bank of Canada research paper released this week and co-authored by bank staffers Olga ...

Despite lower GDP growth, European earnings may accelerate in 2019

For months, Europe has grappled with geopolitical uncertainty in the form of ongoing Brexit negotiations (which face a looming March 2019 deadline) and Italy’s populist coalition government. In this environment, UK companies have appeared less likely to invest – which could lead to lower Europe ...

Canadian crude oil price differential continues to widen

Authors: Elmira AliakbariAshley Stedman Despite the global recovery in energy prices, Canadian oil prices dropped to US$27. Read more about Canadian crude oil price differential continues to widen Tags:  oil price price differential energy prices West Texas Intermediate Western Canadi ...

Women, Technology, and the Future of Work

By Era Dabla-Norris and Kalpana Kochhar November 16, 2018 Women are currently underrepresented in fields experiencing job growth, such as engineering and information and communication technology (photo: Vgajic/iStock by Getty Images) The way we work is changing at an unprecedented rate. ...

Green Municipal Fund Supports Stormwater Project in Alberta

Today, François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities and Vicki-May Hamm, FCM President announced more than $5.7 million for green infrastructure in the Town of Wainwright, Alberta. This investment will go towards a series of wetland system measures to help the Town of Wai ...

Emerald Technology Ventures Announces Acquisition of OT Security Company

The Swiss-Canadian investment firm, Emerald Technology Ventures has announced the acquisition of its portfolio company SecurityMatters, a provider of operational technology (OT) network protection, by ForeScout Technologies for approximately $113 million in cash, subject to customary adjustments. T ...