International & Trade

Before the Bell Guest Lineup for Canada’s Innovation Path Forward

Before the Bell returns this Thursday, December 5th to discuss Canada’s innovation path forward. The innovation agenda was a priority for the last session of parliament, will it remain so for this one? Guests appearing on Before the Bell include:  Jill Schnarr vice president corporate citizenship and communications with TELUS Canada, Teresa Marques president and CEO, Rideau

Small Business & Trade: Cornering the World

With 41 percent of Canadian exports being shipped by small and medium-sized enterprises, and our three largest trading partners — the United States, China and the United Kingdom —undergoing some level of turmoil, the third season of Before the Bell kicked off with a panel of experts and stakeholders to look at the issues that Canadian small businesses face as they seek to expand into global markets.

Before the Bell Explores Post Election Impact and Opportunities for Small Business & Trade

Before the Bell returns this Thursday, October 24 for its second full season with an exciting lineup of speakers to talk about the opportunities for small business and the future of trade for Canadians post election. Guests appearing on Before the Bell include: Corinne Pohlmann, senior vice president national affairs and partnerships with the Canadian

BEFORE THE BELL ANNOUNCES SPEAKER LINEUP FOR ITS EDITION ON DEFENCE

Minister of National Defence the Hon. Harjit Sajjan MP headlines Before the Bell program discussion. Before the Bell host Catherine Clark and special guest co-host David Akin, announce the guest lineup for the next program on National Defence in Canada. The show is Tuesday, May 28 at 8:00 am at the National Arts Centre. Catherine and David’s guests on

Mobility 2030: A Sixth Estate Spotlight

Thanks to electric cars, autonomous vehicles, and the rise in services like ride-sharing, there is a potential to add USD$10 trillion to USD$22 trillion annually to the global transit market by 2030. Sixth Estate’s Spotlight sat down with industry leaders to discuss what the future of human mobility might look like, and how we’ll get there.

Temperature Check: Canada’s Investment Climate

Canada’s status as a destination for foreign direct investment (FDI) has been bouncing back after a two-year slump caused by the oil price slump and doubts about the future of NAFTA. Before the Bell assembled a panel of business, academic and government stakeholders to examine what needs to be done to keep Canada’s investment climate competitive.

Canada’s Transportation Infrastructure: a Backbone to the Economy

Transportation infrastructure is a crucial backbone to the Canadian economy, moving people and goods to market. While Canadians don’t tend to prioritize it as a policy issue beyond wanting increased investment, they depend on it to get to work, fly across the country and access consumer goods from around the world. Before the Bell heard from a panel of stakeholders about the challenges in the sector and what needs to happen to move it forward.

Before the Bell Announces Guests on Transportation Infrastructure Show

Before the Bell, with host Catherine Clark, announces its guest lineup for the Transportation Infrastructure show. The show is on February 21 at 8:00 am at the National Arts Centre.

International Trade: New Sandbox Rules

As the rules and norms around international trade begin shifting with agreements such as the USMCA, Before the Bell spoke with stakeholders and experts to discuss the implications of the agreement for Canadian industries, how they can capitalize on it, and what other future trade opportunities exist for Canadians.

OPINION | Wake up and smell the tea leaves: Advice for Canada

Amy Karam argues that a comprehensive plan is needed for a successful trade deal with China and the answer may just be marketing 101.