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Mar 11, 2020, 09:00 ET Fostering citizen-led innovation a key component to upskilling in Canadian Banks

TORONTO, March 11, 2020 /CNW/ - As banks continue to deploy new digital tools, such as data visualization, chatbots, natural-language processing and analytics, they are also focused on the importance ...


Mar 09, 2020, 09:00 ET Nadeem Velani of Canadian Pacific named Canada's CFO Of The Year™

TORONTO, March 9, 2020 /CNW/ - Nadeem Velani, Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer of Canadian Pacific (CP) has been named Canada's CFO Of The Year™ for 2020. Now in its 18th year, the...


Feb 25, 2020, 10:12 ET Uncertain economic growth and lack of key skills among top Canadian CEO concerns

Lowest confidence in growth prospects in the past five years TORONTO, Feb. 25, 2020 /CNW/ - Canadian CEOs are showing greater levels of uncertainty about global economic growth, with 63% (vs 53%...


Feb 06, 2020, 06:00 ET Canadian VC funding rose for the third consecutive year

Up 16% compared to 2018, according to MoneyTree™ Canada Report Canadian VC-backed companies raised $4.1B (all figures in USD) over 469 deals in 2019. Seed- and early-stage deals made up the majority...


Jan 10, 2020, 19:08 ET PwC Canada sells Prince George practice in BC

TORONTO, Jan. 10, 2020 /CNW/ - PwC Canada ("PwC") has agreed to sell their Prince George practice in British Columbia to Beswick Hildebrandt Lund ("BHL"). PwC entered the local market in 2015, when...


Dec 05, 2019, 13:00 ET PwC Canada donates $250K to Mackenzie Health Foundation for New Vaughan hospital

TORONTO, Dec. 5, 2019 /CNW/ - In the spirit of giving back this holiday season, PwC Canada presented Mackenzie Health Foundation Hospital with a $250,000 donation during the grand opening of its new...


Nov 18, 2019, 13:00 ET Nominate a financial leader in Canada who's made a difference

Canada's CFO of the Year™ Award Nominations Now Open for 2020 TORONTO, Nov. 18, 2019 /CNW/ - If you know an outstanding financial leader from any business sector across the country, it's time to...


Nov 13, 2019, 05:00 ET New World. New Skills. Upskilling at the forefront of Canada's success

PwC Canada invests $150 million over three years to upskill its people to be future ready TORONTO, Nov. 13, 2019 /CNW/ - It's become increasingly apparent that one of Canada's most pressing...


Oct 15, 2019, 06:00 ET Canadians to Spend More This Holiday Season

Canadians will spend an average of CA$1,593 (1.9% increase) during the 2019 holiday season TORONTO, Oct. 15, 2019 /CNW/ - Canadians will spend an average of CA$1,593 for the 2019 holiday season,...


Oct 07, 2019, 06:00 ET Made in Canada Reports on Consumer Demand for Canadian Products

"Quality" Canadian brands need more visibility online, product availability 96% of international consumers surveyed have a favourable view of Canada. Awareness of Canadian products is strong abroad,...


Oct 02, 2019, 06:00 ET Third quarter Canadian IPO market falls further behind 2018

TORONTO, Oct. 2, 2019 /CNW/ - Without a single new issue on the TSX in the third quarter, the Canadian market for initial public offerings (IPOs) fell further behind the pace of last year, according...


Sep 27, 2019, 06:00 ET Saveurs 2019: A sustainable way to build consumer trust

New technologies lie at the heart of the food sector's ongoing transformation Highlights Transparency: To enhance their brands, leading food-sector companies now recognize the importance of fostering ...


Sep 19, 2019, 06:00 ET Customer-driven Demand Shapes Real Estate in Canada

E-commerce fulfillment, Proptech and mid-priced housing on upward swing Companies are adapting their developments and spaces to offer the top-quality amenities and services that users demand. The...


Jul 31, 2019, 06:00 ET Canadian VC funding on the rebound after dip in second half of 2018, according to MoneyTree™ Canada Report

Canadian VC-backed companies raised $1.65B (all figures in USD) over 240 deals in the first six months of this year. Seed rounds increased significantly, rising from 36% of all deals in the first...


Jul 30, 2019, 15:00 ET Canadian M&A generates US$73B in the first half of 2019

The outlook for the deals market remains strong with 71% of its activity coming from corporate transactions TORONTO, July 30, 2019 /CNW/ - The Canadian M&A market continues to boom according to PwC...


Jul 04, 2019, 11:00 ET Significant growth projected in Canada for data consumption, internet access, over the top (OTT) services and esports

TORONTO, July 4, 2019 /CNW/ - Canadians are using an expanding array of connected devices to organize, curate and discover their own unique worlds of content and media. According to PwC's Global...


Jul 02, 2019, 06:00 ET First half IPO market struggles at fraction of 2018 pace: PwC report

TORONTO, July 2, 2019 /CNW/ - The surge in small mining issues and a single cross-border listing from the pharmaceutical sector was not enough to redeem the second quarter market for initial public...


Jun 13, 2019, 15:00 ET Creating value beyond the deal

Organizational culture and aligning strategy key to successful deal TORONTO, June 13, 2019 /CNW/ - With economic uncertainty on the horizon, Canadian businesses are under greater pressure to find...


Jun 11, 2019, 08:15 ET PwC Canada unveils results from the 3rd edition of its Quebec Economic Health Index

The environment: a growth catalyst for the Quebec economy For the first time this year, in addition toadding environmental variables to the analysis, the Index measures the health of Quebec's economy ...


Jun 10, 2019, 07:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Unveiling of the 2019 Economic Health Index presented by PwC Canada/

MONTRÉAL, June 6, 2019 /CNW/ - PwC Canada invites you to a private event, the unveiling of the 2019 Economic Health Index. This indicator, based on historical data covering more than 35 years, offers ...


Jun 06, 2019, 15:30 ET Media Advisory - Unveiling of the 2019 Economic Health Index presented by PwC Canada

MONTRÉAL, June 6, 2019 /CNW/ - PwC Canada invites you to a private event, the unveiling of the 2019 Economic Health Index. This indicator, based on historical data covering more than 35 years, offers ...


May 22, 2019, 09:00 ET Canada's energy future to be propelled by technological innovation

CALGARY, May 22, 2019 /CNW/ - Over the past decade, uncertainty has been constant in Canada's oil and gas industry, brought on in part by unknown investment outlooks, lack of market access, and a...


May 16, 2019, 11:30 ET Gross revenue for BC miners hits a record high of $12.3 billion

VANCOUVER, May 16, 2019 /CNW/ - The BC mining sector posted positive results for the second consecutive year, coming after a period of lower commodity prices and reduced activity. According to PwC...


May 16, 2019, 05:00 ET New report from #movethedial and PwC Canada gives STEM-focused businesses eight behavioural measures to decrease gender inequality

TORONTO, May 16, 2019 /CNW/ - As a follow up to the 2017 co-authored report, Where's The Dial Now?, #movethedial and PwC Canada released today their second joint report, Eight behavioural nudges to...


May 10, 2019, 09:30 ET Canadian innovation from BC, Ontario, and Quebec recognized at PwC Canada's V2R Awards

TORONTO, May 10, 2019 /CNW/ - British Columbia's Ministry of Health, GHGSat Inc., Sun Life Financial, and Vancouver Airport Authority were named winners of PwC Canada's 2019 Vision to Reality (V2R)...