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January 7, 2020

Trump disregards Canada, allies with Soleimani killing: ex ambassador

Killing of Iranian general has imperilled the NATO training mission in Iraq that Canada currently leads: Heyman.

Federal natural disaster bills now average more than $430M a year

Germanwatch's Climate Risk Index lists Canada ninth among the countries most affected by climate change in 2018.

Another major US dairy seeks bankruptcy protection

Borden has filed for bankruptcy protection, the second major US dairy to do so in as many months.

J.D. Irving forecasts 6,800 hires in Canada, US over three years

Reflects anticipated retirements, business growth and normal workforce turnover.

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Climate change, aging population major economic factors in 2020s

RBC report forecasts Canada will accelerate its transformation from natural resources to a services economy. » Read more

Ontario can phase out nuclear and avoid increased carbon emissions

As wind and solar energy become cheaper, they'll become a more important way to generate clean electricity. » Read more

An unclear path for Canada's auto sector as electric age approaches

Will have to fight for the next generation of product commitments needed to sustain itself. » Read more

New industry develops around sucking carbon dioxide out of atmosphere

Turning CO2 into a useful product that can be profitably removed from the atmosphere. » Read more

Upskill the upskillers: Must have New Year’s resolution

IBM study finds as a result of AI and intelligent automation, 120 million workers will need to develop new skills or transition to different jobs in the next three years. » Read more

Gameplan: culture versus strategy

Two industry professionals take a critical look – debate style – at the levers of culture and strategy. » Read more