Jim Pattison, who presides over an empire that operates in some 85 countries spanning an array of industries, says the Jim Pattison Group Inc. has never been in better shape to invest and is looking at opportunities like never before.Read more
Canada’s Natural Resources Minister Seamus O’Regan is a fan of the movie Fight Club and is living by at least one of its rules right now.
“Throne Speeches are like Fight Club. It’s not something I could speak about even if I was privy to it,” O’Regan said in an interview with the Financial Post on Friday, alluding to the movie’s famous first rule of being highly secretive about the club’s existence.Read more
Justin Trudeau modified his COVID-19 recovery plan this week. Rather than “bold,” the prime minister said the government’s fall agenda will instead be “ambitious” and “responsible,” which might be the most creative union of contradictory ideas since some politicians fused “progressive” with “conservative” in 1942.Read more
The chair of the Alberta Investment Management Corporation is calling on the federal government to transition its spending away from social programs and into efficient economic stimulus that can directly steer the country towards growth in order to begin the economic rehabilitation from COVID-19.Read more
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Canada’s former competition watchdog says Ottawa needs to look at strengthening rules on wage fixing, echoing an outspoken MP who has been pushing for change ever since the country’s three largest grocers simultaneously cut pandemic pay bonuses for front-line workers this summer.Read more