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Jun 24, 2020, 09:00 ET COVID-19 shaping venture capital investment in Canada: KPMG

TORONTO, June 24, 2020 /CNW/ - Like most of the economy, Canada's venture capital investment has been reshaped by COVID-19 in 2020. "While market uncertainty has slowed overall investment in the...


May 14, 2020, 06:00 ET Majority of Canadians would sacrifice personal privacy if it helped stop COVID-19, finds KPMG in Canada survey

Most would download a contact-tracing app, but want it to be optional and prefer it to minimize risks to personal privacy TORONTO, May 14, 2020 /CNW/ - While nearly all Canadians (92 per cent) feel...


Mar 10, 2020, 04:00 ET Time to look "beyond the points" as Canadians redefine customer loyalty

Three in five Canadians don't regard points programs as important to brand loyalty, new KPMG in Canada report finds TORONTO, March 10, 2020 /CNW/ - While loyalty points programs have been a staple...


Mar 03, 2020, 08:00 ET Majority of mining companies globally are moving towards stakeholder capitalism: KPMG report

Canadian companies identified access to capital as one of their top 3 risks TORONTO, March 3, 2020 /CNW/ - With climate change concerns fuelling investor activism, the mining industry is moving to...


Mar 02, 2020, 08:00 ET Canadian real estate companies are still cautious when it comes to investing in PropTech

KPMG in Canada says it's time for Canadian real estate companies to commit to PropTech TORONTO, March 2, 2020 /CNW/ - Canadian real estate companies have been slow to embrace property technology, or...


Feb 24, 2020, 11:00 ET KPMG in Canada acquires Vancouver-based Wirefire Creative

Acquisition expands KPMG's ServiceNow capabilities and services to help clients transform digitally VANCOUVER, Feb. 24, 2020 /CNW/ - KPMG in Canada is pleased to announce it has acquired Wirefire's...


Feb 19, 2020, 08:00 ET Canadian industrial companies need to up their digital game: KPMG in Canada

73 per cent expect to invest less than 5 per cent of annual revenue on digital technology, KPMG survey finds TORONTO, Feb. 19, 2020 /CNW/ - Almost three quarters (73 per cent) of Canada's industrial...


Feb 13, 2020, 04:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory/Interview Opportunity - KPMG's Auto Sector Leader available to comment on Canada's automotive future/

Shift to electric vehicles puts pressure on Canada's automotive industry TORONTO, Feb. 6, 2020 /CNW/ - KPMG in Canada's Peter Hatges, the National Sector Lead for Automotive, is available to provide...


Feb 12, 2020, 08:00 ET Shift to electric vehicles is dramatically reshaping Canada's automotive industry: KPMG in Canada Report

Almost 13 million electric vehicles to be produced annually worldwide by 2025 TORONTO, Feb. 12, 2020 /CNW/ - Canada's automotive industry needs to brace itself for massive transformation over the...


Feb 06, 2020, 12:00 ET Media Advisory/Interview Opportunity - KPMG's Auto Sector Leader available to comment on Canada's automotive future

Shift to electric vehicles puts pressure on Canada's automotive industry TORONTO, Feb. 6, 2020 /CNW/ - KPMG in Canada's Peter Hatges, the National Sector Lead for Automotive, is available to provide...


Jan 27, 2020, 18:56 ET KPMG Media Availability: Countdown to the New NAFTA

TORONTO, Jan. 27, 2020 /CNW/ - WHAT: The Liberal government plans to introduce legislation in the House of Commons to ratify the new NAFTA and has asked Opposition parties not to delay the deal. The...


Jan 15, 2020, 07:00 ET Outlook for Canada's venture capital market remains robust: KPMG in Canada

VC investment in Canada tops US$1 billion mark for second straight quarter TORONTO, Jan. 15, 2020 /CNW/ - Canada's venture capital (VC) market crossed the US$1-billion threshold in the fourth quarter ...


Dec 13, 2019, 08:57 ET KPMG's Social Impact Officer Offers Five Tips for Holiday Giving

TORONTO, Dec. 13, 2019 /CNW/ - December is holiday giving season, when companies and Canadians join together with charities to help those in need. Kristine Remedios, KPMG's Chief Inclusion and Social ...


Dec 12, 2019, 04:00 ET Housing unaffordability paints bleak retirement picture for millennials: KPMG in Canada poll

Canadians between the ages of 23 and 38 are either being priced out of the market or are bogged down by mortgage debt, raising fears about their financial outlook TORONTO, Dec. 12, 2019 /CNW/ -...


Dec 09, 2019, 09:00 ET KPMG in Canada joins forces with Faethm to predict the impact of emerging technologies on the workforce

Australian firm with AI Analytics SaaS platform helps clients identify the job ramifications of digital disruption TORONTO, Dec. 9, 2019 /CNW/ - KPMG in Canada today announced a strategic alliance...


Dec 05, 2019, 04:00 ET Owning a home is becoming a pipedream for many millennials: KPMG in Canada

KPMG poll finds that soaring house prices and increasing debt has made home ownership far more difficult than for previous generations. TORONTO, Dec. 5, 2019 /CNW/ - Soaring house prices and rising...


Dec 02, 2019, 04:00 ET 'Tis the Season - Retailers tap into Canadians' love for their loyalty reward points

Canadians are far more likely to tie brand loyalty to rewards than the company's commitment to sustainability and the environment, new KPMG survey finds TORONTO, Dec. 2, 2019 /CNW/ - Canadians find...


Nov 28, 2019, 07:30 ET Big data opens up new horizons for insurance companies: KPMG in Canada report

Amid regulatory changes and insurtech competition, Canadian insurers find that a one-size-fits all approach in the millennial era won't work anymore TORONTO, Nov. 28, 2019 /CNW/ - With digital-savvy...


Oct 01, 2019, 09:00 ET Media Advisory / Interview Opportunity - Keeping our kids cyber safe: KPMG in Canada Cyber Security Specialists available to share insight on how to protect children and teens

KPMG member firms are visiting schools around the world to help children, parents and teachers improve their #CyberSafe skills TORONTO, Oct. 1, 2019 /CNW/ - Cyber security threats are part of...


Sep 26, 2019, 08:00 ET Now is not the time for Canadian asset managers to be complacent: KPMG in Canada report

Nearly half of asset managers are realizing they need to turn data into insights TORONTO, Sept. 26, 2019 /CNW/ - Faced with fee compression, rising costs, compliance burdens, and shifting investor...


Sep 19, 2019, 09:38 ET KPMG appoints Lucy Iacovelli to lead Canadian Tax practice

Also named Chief Administrative Officer, KPMG Law LLP TORONTO, Sept. 19, 2019 /CNW/ - Elio Luongo, Chief Executive Officer of KPMG in Canada, is pleased to announce the appointment of Lucy Iacovelli...


Jul 30, 2019, 08:00 ET KPMG in Canada wins 2019 Microsoft Canada IMPACT Award for Business Innovation in Government

TORONTO, July 30, 2019 /CNW/ - KPMG in Canada is proud to announce it has won the 2019 Microsoft Canada IMPACT Award for Business Innovation in Government. These annual Canadian awards recognize...


May 30, 2019, 08:00 ET CEO confidence in the Canadian economy falls 15 per cent: KPMG Global CEO Outlook

Growing concerns about climate risk, territorialism and effects of disruptive technologies TORONTO, May 30, 2019 /CNW/ - Confidence in the Canadian economy fell 15 per cent over last year finds...


May 22, 2019, 09:52 ET Canadians excited by the potential of AI, robotics and machine learning to have a dramatic and positive effect on their lives

But think major changes are still many years away TORONTO, May 22, 2019 /CNW/ - Nearly 7 in 10 Canadians are excited by the potential of technology to dramatically improve their lives but believe the ...


May 21, 2019, 10:48 ET The move to 5G telecom networks will unlock US$4.3 trillion in economic value: KPMG

5G will leverage the power of new technology and drive advances in environmental, human health, financial services, transportation and social issues across the globe Will Canada be a player or...