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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)...


May 09, 2019, 12:00 ET PwC Canada's Consumer insights survey: The experience is pertinent to Canadian consumers

Only 20% are likely to purchase groceries online in the next 12 months 46% suggest they are comfortable accessing health care products or services online 31% of respondents aged 25-34 are planning to ...


May 01, 2019, 09:00 ET Business Council of Canada and PwC Canada survey underscores the critical link between economic growth and well-funded public services

OTTAWA, May 1, 2019 /CNW/ - At a time when Canada's GDP is slowing, a new report shows the vital connection between a growing economy and healthy public finances. The sixth annual Total Tax...


Apr 26, 2019, 10:45 ET Pamela Steer of WSIB named Canada's CFO of the Year™

TORONTO, April 26, 2019 /CNW/ - Pamela Steer, Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) has been named Canada's CFO of the Year™ for 2019. Now in its 17th year, ...


Apr 25, 2019, 14:00 ET Mega deals bring mining back into the spotlight despite lackluster industry growth

TORONTO, April 25, 2019 /CNW/ - The aggregate valuation of all mining companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) declined by 12.7% in 2018, to $253.9 billion, compared with a 10.8% decrease in the ...


Apr 09, 2019, 12:45 ET Retirement pushes Canadian private company owners to keep, sell or transfer their business

TORONTO, April 9, 2019 /CNW/ - 70% of Canada's private company owners are planning to either sell or transfer their business to the next generation as they approach retirement in the next few years,...


Apr 01, 2019, 06:00 ET Stable first quarter opens window for Canadian IPO market: PwC

TORONTO, April 1, 2019 /CNW/ - A single initial public offering (IPO) on the Toronto Stock Exchange and a modest $327 million in total proceeds in the first quarter of 2019 made for a stable start to ...


Mar 28, 2019, 08:00 ET PwC Canada reveals finalists for 2019 Vision to Reality Awards

TORONTO, March 28, 2019 /CNW/ - Twenty Canadian organizations from various industries, such as biomedical, farming, financial services and the public sector were announced today as PwC Canada's 2019...


Mar 06, 2019, 11:15 ET Upskilling Key to Ensure Digital Success

TORONTO, March 6, 2019 /CNW/ - While most Canadian executives see themselves as being digitally aware, they need to close the say-do gap on digital transformation or they risk being left behind....


Mar 05, 2019, 08:00 ET Canada's CFO of the Year™ Award Unveils its Three Finalists

TORONTO, March 5, 2019 /CNW/ - The three finalists for the 2019 Canada's CFO of the Year™ Award were announced today. The award, now in its 17th year, honours senior financial leaders who have made...


Feb 13, 2019, 12:00 ET Evolve or dissolve: Economic reality check for Canadian CEOs

Upskilling is key to ensure a long-term success 62% of Canadian CEOs believe that global economic growth will decline or stay the same. 84% of Canadian CEOs agree AI will significantly change their...


Jan 30, 2019, 09:00 ET 2018 Canadian M&A up 20% in aggregate deal value despite headwinds

TORONTO, Jan. 30, 2019 /CNW/ - Despite the ups and downs of trade negotiations and market uncertainty in 2018, Canada experienced a strong M&A market last year. According to PwC Canada's M&A year in...


Jan 28, 2019, 05:00 ET Open Banking Gives Canadians More Control Over Their Financial Data

TORONTO, Jan. 28, 2019 /CNW/ - Open Banking gives Canadians more control over their financial well-being by easily and securely sharing data held by financial institutions with third parties that...


Jan 03, 2019, 07:00 ET Cannabis, mining, market diversity shine in 2018 IPO market: PwC Canada survey

TORONTO, Jan. 3, 2019 /CNW/ - A better-than-expected final quarter of 2018 brought the market for initial public offerings (IPOs) in Canada to a $2.2 billion total for the year — less than half of...


Dec 11, 2018, 14:15 ET Canada's progress on gender equality at a standstill

For the 5th year in a row, Canada ranks 10th out of 33 in OECD countries TORONTO, Dec. 11, 2018 /CNW/ - For the past five years, Canada has ranked 10th out of 33 in the Organisation for Economic...


Dec 10, 2018, 13:35 ET Canada ranks 1st among G7 countries for ease of paying taxes

TORONTO, Dec. 10, 2018 /CNW/ - The 13th edition of the Paying Taxes report released by PwC and the World Bank Group ranks Canada 19th out of 190 countries and 1st out of the G7 countries for the ease ...


Dec 10, 2018, 09:15 ET Rising market capitalization marks a period of opportunity for the sector

TORONTO, Dec. 10, 2018 /CNW/ - After several years of financial turmoil, followed by a gradual recovery, the junior mining sector has experienced a relatively quiet year in 2018. According to PwC...


Nov 22, 2018, 11:15 ET Women's Executive Network names Sonia Boisvert, partner and Assurance leader of the firm's Greater Montreal office, among Canada's Most Powerful

TORONTO, Nov. 22, 2018 /CNW/ - PwC Canada is pleased to announce that Sonia Boisvert, partner and Assurance leader of the firm's Greater Montréal office, is the recipient of the Women's Executive...