These are the places most vulnerable to U.S. tariffs (2)
02 Aug

These are the places most vulnerable to U.S. tariffs (2)

Steel manufacturing at greatest risk The biggest risk is for manufacturers who make steel and steel-based materials, since it’s a far more competitive industry and steel and metal components can cross the border several times before being made into final product. “Anyone who uses steel and aluminum is affected,” said Dennis Darby, of Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters….

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These are the places most vulnerable to U.S. tariffs (1)
01 Aug

These are the places most vulnerable to U.S. tariffs (1)

As Canada’s retaliatory tariffs on billions of dollars worth of American goods come into play, the immediate effect of the escalating trade dispute on the Canadian economy is expected to be small, economists say. “About 0.8 per cent of annual Canadian output is affected by these [U.S.] tariffs,” Brian DePratto, senior economist at TD Economics, wrote after…

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Largest U.S. business group attacks Trump on tariffs
31 Jul

Largest U.S. business group attacks Trump on tariffs

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the nation’s largest business group and customarily a close ally of President Donald Trump’s Republican Party, is launching a campaign on Monday to oppose Trump’s trade tariff policies. With some of America’s tightest trading partners imposing retaliatory measures, Trump’s approach to tariffs has unsettled financial markets and strained relations between…

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Housing affordability at ‘crisis level’ in Canada’s most expensive market, say economists
30 Jul

Housing affordability at ‘crisis level’ in Canada’s most expensive market, say economists

Housing affordability in Canada’s most expensive market — Vancouver — is at “crisis levels,” according to a new study, which says the re-acceleration of home prices, along with higher interest rates, are “slamming” ownership costs again. The cost of buying a home in Vancouver reached its highest levels on record in the first quarter of this year, according to the RBC Housing…

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The Periodic Table of Tech In Canada (2)
24 Jul

The Periodic Table of Tech In Canada (2)

CATEGORIES: Auto Tech: Startups include Mojio, which provides an open platform for connected cars, as well as LeddarTech, which is developing LiDAR sensing technology. Travel Tech: These are tech-enabled companies offering services and products focused on tourism. Hopper, for example, is a mobile application that uses big data to predict and analyze airfare. Restaurant Tech: This category includes companies that provide technology…

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The Periodic Table of Tech In Canada (1)
23 Jul

The Periodic Table of Tech In Canada (1)

The Canadian periodic table highlights 150 Canada-based startups, investors, exits, and IPOs like that of Shopify and Real Matters. In honor of Canada Day this weekend, we used CB Insights’ database to compile 150 notable tech companies, most active venture capital and corporate investors, and top exits of Canada’s private company tech scene into a periodic…

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