There is a global competition for investment, and the jobs and tax revenues that flow from investment, so if Canada is to be in the game the challenge is to be there in the most transparent and cost-effective way.
TORONTO—That Bombardier has asked for federal aid to save its C-Series passenger jet project has been confirmed by the company’s top executive, Alain Bellemare.
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The partisan finger-pointing that has defined the debate around Bill C-10 over the past two weeks is rooted in an attempt by the government, and a few MPs, to make sure that influential streaming companies that rely on uploaded content, such as YouTube, are bound by rules designed to promote Canadian cultural content, and protect Canadian broadcasters.
The establishment of an administrative tribunal could ‘encourage’ companies to pursue that as an avenue of redress, instead of first trying to comply with the privacy commissioner’s findings, the watchdog says.
Public-private partnerships require significant design and engineering work, community engagement, environmental assessment and planning, as well as contracting with the person who’s going to build it during the actual construction period and ramp up into operation, says CIB CEO Ehren Cory.