Category Archives: Industry

Canadian growth of employment highest under foreign control

By Leila Lemghalef Foreign companies lead employment growth across Canada, according to Statistics Canada. Employment growth led by foreign majority-controlled firms was more than double the increase reported by Canadian-controlled firms, and employment in foreign firms is mostly concentrated in

Canada’s recession ‘self-inflected’, Unifor says

The Conservative government’s poor economic policies are responsible for Canada slipping into another recession under Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s watch as officially confirmed by Statistics Canada this morning, according to the union Unifor. “Working people see the weakness in our

Canada’s forest industry can be renewed by linking it to existing mega industry in the country

By Professor Mohini Mohan Sain, Dean and Professor, Faculty of Forestry, University of Toronto Canada’s forest is one of its largest resources. We have about 10% of the world’s forests and we actually have 27% of the boreal forest. It