foreign investment

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Trump’s TikTok move sends clear warning to Canadian companies

The Trump administration has repeatedly promoted mercantilist industrial policy.

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Foreign investment in Canada—nothing to celebrate

Canada’s share of inward FDI to the OECD in 2018 was 1.6 percentage points below its average annual share for 2012-2014.

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Foreign investors say Canada has a competitiveness problem

The Trudeau government has raised taxes on upper earners, created mass uncertainty with its carbon-pricing scheme, and run huge budget deficits.

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Look how much foreign investment has fled Canada since the Liberals took over

In 2017, the balance of Canada’s FDI account was about minus $4 billion.

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Investors steering clear of Canada’s energy sector in Alberta and beyond

The U.S. advantage over Canada is not surprising in light of recent U.S. tax cuts and deregulation.

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Foreign direct investment in Canada was $31.5 billion in 2017—down 56.0 per cent since 2013.