Canada announces new Global Centre of Excellence in Halifax Halifax, 13 March 2018 EY Canada has launched the first Canada-based EY Global Centre of Excellence for Robotic Process Automation (RPA) Service in Halifax. The Centre will offer world-class customizable digital services to companies across the country.
BC mining and exploration sees resurgence after years of stagnation Vancouver, 5 March 2018 British Columbia’s mineral and coal exploration industry grew last year for the first time since 2012, according to the second annual British Columbia mineral and coal exploration survey conducted by EY, the Government of British Columbia’s Ministry of Energy, Mines & Petroleum Resources (EMPR) and the Association for Mineral Exploration British Columbia (AME).
EY breaks down the federal budget impact on private businesses Ottawa, 1 March 2018 The federal budget announced on 27 February 2018 showed a clear focus from the government to continue building an inclusive and sustainable economy. For private companies across Canada, the budget indicated a much more muted approach to tax reform measures announced in 2017.
Cleantech sector on the rise in Québec Montréal, 22 February 2018 Cleantech cuts across all sectors of the Québec economy yet remains relatively unknown and hard to define. According to a new EY survey, Québec pureplay cleantech generates over $1 billion in annual revenue and $300 million in research and development investments, while employing nearly 9,000 people across some 350 companies. From green process innovations for food production and sustainable natural resource management, to driving energy efficiency in manufacturing, real estate and transportation, cleantech impacts every area of economic activity.
What will the federal budget mean for Canadian businesses? Ottawa, 20 February 2018 With the next federal election just twenty months away and only one more budget remaining before then, the 27 February 2018 federal budget announcement is expected to address ongoing government priorities and tie-up loose ends. What will Canadian businesses likely see? EY Canada leaders anticipate matters of private company tax reform, investment in innovation, attention to gender equality and a potential response to US tax reform or conflict between provinces to come into focus.