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Canada among the top in the world for tax competitiveness

Canada is the second most tax competitive country among 14 major global economies, after India, and took the top spot among mature markets, according to KPMG’s More...

A homecoming for US manufacturing?

Why a resurgence in US manufacturing may be the next big bet. The manufacturing sector in the US is rebounding. Is this a cyclical recovery More...

Is Canada headed for demographic disaster?

Canadian demographer and author David Foot took the Global Business Forum annual gathering on a worldwide trek and forecast the success of nations through his More...

Good ideas for cities: Growing a local food system for St. Louis

St. Louis, Missouri, is surrounded by some of the country’s richest farmland. That’s why it’s all the more frustrating that local residents eat produce grown More...

What’s keeping U.S. children out of the middle class?

What does it mean to be “middle class,” and what does it take to get there? A new study from Brookings tries valiantly to answer both questions.

Countries embrace, legislate entrepreneurism

While many are discussing, studying, analyzing and debating, others have put a stake in the ground and declared that teaching entrepreneurship as a viable career More...

The case for campus entrepreneurship support

It’s no surprise that global leaders are increasingly looking at entrepreneurship as a way to grow jobs and stimulate economies. The fact is, approximately 68% More...

Review: “The Idea Hunter”

This review takes a look at “The Idea Hunter: How to Find the Best Ideas and Make Them Happen” by Andy Boynton and Bill Fischer, two leading business More...

Review: Thinking Fast and Slow

How can we prevent errors in judgement? Daniel Kahneman, author of “Thinking Fast and Slow”, has gained ground in answering this question through his work in More...

Municipal Cultural Planning: A Toolkit for Ontario Municipalities

More and more municipalities across the country are turning to municipal cultural planning to leverage local cultural assets to support economic and broader community development More...

Canada needs to boost innovation and human capital to sustain living standards

Canada has weathered the global economic crisis comparatively well but will have to become more productive to sustain its high standard of living, according to More...