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Improving Canada’s productivity has become more crucial than ever. Our economic research will help you look beyond innovation to crucial factors, including helping firms grow, becoming export-ready, and investing in intangible capital.
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Canada’s ability to improve productivity is crucial for its competitiveness, economic prosperity and long-term growth. Over the past decade, policy-makers have tried to find ways to revive Canada’s productivity growth, but have had little success.
Primarily, they have looked to improve the country’s innovation performance as a way to boost productivity. There are many factors outside innovation that impact a firm’s productivity.
Our economic research details the impact of these factors on firms’ and countries’ productivity. It also highlights options policy-makers may wish to consider when developing a response to economic challenges caused by slow productivity growth.
It’s said that a crisis brings out the best in people and, in most cases, that’s true. But there is a dark side to tough times, as fraudsters prey on people who are uncertain and looking for easy answers.
March 18, 2020
The federal government’s actions and fiscal support to address the widespread and devastating economic fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic are welcomed by Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA Canada).
Listen to this special edition Practitioner’s Pulse webinar where we answer some frequently asked questions around practice management issues and some key financial reporting and auditing implications of COVID-19.