OTTAWA, Feb. 5, 2018 /CNW/ - A strong and prosperous Canada depends on business growth, but businesses are grappling with daunting challenges at home and abroad. To help them compete and grow, the Canadian Chamber of Commerce released 10 Ways to Build a Canada that Wins today. 10 Ways provides businesses, decision-makers and government with a series of clear priorities and objectives that, if addressed, will give Canada a competitive edge, improve productivity and grow our economy.
"While the global economy remains risky, there are still tremendous opportunities for business growth, but we need to work together to create the conditions to support business development and build a more prosperous economy for all Canadians," said the Hon. Perrin Beatty, President and CEO of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce. "10 Ways identifies the ways in which business, government and others can work together to improve Canada's public policy environment and create the conditions for businesses across the country to flourish."
10 Ways touches on a range of key issues, including attracting business investment, supporting SMEs, providing opportunities for business development among Indigenous peoples, encouraging innovation and fixing Canada's trade-enabling infrastructure.
10 Ways to Build a Canada that Wins in 2018
- Make Canada a Magnet for Business Investment
- Ensure a Globally Competitive North America
- Make Canada an Agri-food Powerhouse
- Develop Agile Workforce Stratégies
- Make all of Canada an Export Gateway
- Improve Regulatory Efficiency, Achieve Regulatory Alignment, and Ensure the Unrestricted Movement of Goods and People across Canada
- Help SMEs Trade and Grow
- Provide Opportunities for Business Development to Support Self-determination for Indigenous Peoples
- Make Canada a Global Innovator
- Make Canada the World's One-stop Shop for Green Resources and Technology
The Canadian Chamber of Commerce is the vital connection between business and the federal government. It helps shape public policy and decision-making to the benefit of businesses, communities and families across Canada with a network of over 450 chambers of commerce and boards of trade, representing 200,000 businesses of all sizes in all sectors of the economy and in all regions. News and information are available at Chamber.ca or follow us on Twitter @CdnChamberofCom
SOURCE Canadian Chamber of Commerce
For further information: Guillaum W. Dubreuil, Director, Public Affairs and Media Relations, Canadian Chamber of Commerce, 613.797.1860, [email protected]