Quarterly update on Canadian and international economic trends and events
Green shoots of spring | March 2021
A quarterly publication that offers insights from Deloitte economists on trends and events shaping Canadian and international economies such as economic growth, consumer spending, business investment, trade, market activity, interest rates, and commodity prices.
Making regulation a competitive advantage
A well-balanced regulatory environment can defend public interests and foster economic competitiveness. Right now, Canada is falling short on both fronts. Here, we examine the costs of a suboptimal regulatory environment and offer seven steps for businesses and governments to overcome them.
Navigating Distressed Markets
Canada’s slowing economy and sectoral disruption
To help Canada’s companies navigate this uncertain environment, our report Navigating distressed markets explores how new economic realities are affecting our country’s key sectors, and charts a go-forward path that key stakeholders can follow to protect and enhance corporate value.
Shareholder activism in Canada
Why companies need to take action now
Data overwhelmingly suggests that shareholder activism is not a trend but a force in the global capital markets that is here to stay—and Canada is not immune to this market reality. Read more on shareholder activism, how to reduce vulnerability and increase shareholder value.
Find the right partner to add value
Thinking of going private? Many public companies in North America are considering this option for several reasons. Read more on the benefits of collaborating with a private equity firm and the key considerations before entering go-private negotiations.
2019 Directors’ Alert
Taking the long-term view
Boards are uniquely positioned to oversee the long-term vision of an organization. Yet, many boards and executive teams are often tempted to focus on the short term. How can boards inject long-term thinking into their oversight role? Hear from Deloitte business leaders and non-executive directors on how boards can apply a long-term lens to their oversight role in an age of disruption and uncertainty.