Business and Economy - 2012
June 4, 2012
 

Second of Two Part Series on CEO Compensation, Part 1 was on Stock Options

More on CEO Compensation, SOX Committees of Independent Directors, Taxing CEOs, and Shareholder Rights

  Weekly CEO/Business Leader Poll by COMPAS in Canadian Business
 
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May 28, 2012
 

First of Two Part Series on CEO Compensation
Part 2 will have more information on CEO Compensation, including the role of SOX and the Effectiveness of Board Controls

Stock Options-CEO Aspirants Want Them While the Institute for the Governance of Private and Public Organizations and the COMPAS Business Panel Have Serious Reservations

  Weekly CEO/Business Leader Poll by COMPAS in Canadian Business
 
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May 21, 2012
 

Second of Two Part Series on Competition Bureau Credit Card Fees,Part 1 was on the Competition Bureau's Allegations against Visa and MasterCard

Failing Grades for Competition Bureau and CRTC; Passing Grades for Federal Tax Policy

  Weekly CEO/Business Leader Poll by COMPAS in Canadian Business
 
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May 14, 2012
 

First of Two Part Series on Competition Bureau actions on Credit Card Fees, Part 2 will be on the Performance of Federal Agencies

Competition Bureau and Visa and MasterCard-CEOs and Business Leaders on Panel Give Resounding Approval to Competition Bureau's Complaints

  Weekly CEO/Business Leader Poll by COMPAS in Canadian Business
 
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May 7, 2012
 

Second of Two Part Series on Impacts of Gasoline Prices, Part 1 was on What Governments Should Do

Impact of Higher Gasoline Prices on Business-Mainly Predictions of Increases in Prices with Some Cutbacks in Consumption

  Weekly CEO/Business Leader Poll by COMPAS in Canadian Business
 
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April 30, 2012
 

First of Two Part Series on Gasoline Predictions and Policies, Part 2 will be on Impacts of Gasoline Prices and Businesses

New Caution about Government Intervention following Hike in Gasoline Prices-Drop in Support for Transit Subsidies and Reduced Support for Tax Incentives to Encourage Fuel Efficient Vehicles

  Weekly CEO/Business Leader Poll by COMPAS in Canadian Business
 
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April 23, 2012
 

Second of Two Part Series on Forecasting the Economy - Part 1 was on the Global Situation

Canada-Slow or No Growth for 2-3 Years
Hints that Recovery May Begin in a Year
Firms' Revenues Likely Up this Year

  Weekly CEO/Business Leader Poll by COMPAS in Canadian Business
 
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April 16, 2012
 

First of Two Part Series on Forecasting the Economy - Part 1 on the Global Economy

Global Forecast Forecast-Slow Growth for about 3 Years, Recovery to Begin in 12 Months - Main Risks-Economies of Europe, U.S. and China, and War with Iran; India a Lower Economic Risk

  Weekly CEO/Business Leader Poll by COMPAS in Canadian Business
 
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April 9, 2012
 

Second of Two Part Series on the Federal Budget, Part 1 was on the Federal Budget as a Whole

Massive Support for OAS, EI, and Public Service Pension Changes: Less Support for New R&D Grants

  Weekly CEO/Business Leader Poll by COMPAS in Canadian Business
 
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April 3, 2012
 

First of Two Part Series on the Federal Budget, Part 2 will be on OAS, EI, and Public Service Pension Changes

Flaherty Budget Earns High Grades-CEOs and Business Leaders on Panel Wanted Even Higher Cuts, Oppose Tax Credits, and Have Misgivings about R&D Grants

  Weekly CEO/Business Leader Poll by COMPAS in Canadian Business
 
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March 26, 2012
 

Second of Two Part Series on Corporate Governance, Part 2 on Reform to Corporate Governance Part 1 on the Rights of Retail and Activist Shareholders

Reform to Corporate Governance

  Weekly CEO/Business Leader Poll by COMPAS in Canadian Business
 
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March 20, 2012
 

First of Two Part Series on Corporate Governance, Part 1 on the Rights of Retail and Activist Shareholders Part 2 on Reform to Corporative Governance

Shareholder Rights-Retail Investors Have Too Few Rights, Activists Have Too Many

  Weekly CEO/Business Leader Poll by COMPAS in Canadian Business
 
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March 12, 2012
 

Second of Two Part Series on Ontario Dutch Disease and Government Priorities, Part 2 on Government Priorities

Ontario's Priorities in an Era of Contraint according to Business Leaders-Limit Teacher Entitlements, Increase Health Choice, Cap Health and University Spending, and Other Solutions

  Weekly CEO/Business Leader Poll by COMPAS in Canadian Business
 
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March 5, 2012
 

First of Two Part Series on Ontario Dutch Disease and Government Priorities, Part 1 on Ontario Dutch Disease

Ontario Dutch Disease-The Provincial Government is the Main Problem, Not Federal-Provincial Transfers

  Weekly CEO/Business Leader Poll by COMPAS in Canadian Business
 
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Feb 27, 2012
 

Second of Two Part Series on Obama's Budget and Petroleum Strategy, Part 2 on Energy Strategy

Obama's Energy Strategy-Rejection of Keystone Pipeline a Temporary Expedient; President Criticized for Energy Policy

  Weekly CEO/Business Leader Poll by COMPAS in Canadian Business
 
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Feb 20, 2012
 

First of Two Part Series on Obama's Budget and Petroleum Strategy, Part 1 on Obama's Budget

Obama's Budget and General Performance-Good Grade for Race Relations, Failing Grades for Economic Management

  Weekly CEO/Business Leader Poll by COMPAS in Canadian Business
 
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Feb 13, 2012
 

Second of Two Part Series on Business Ethics, Part 1 on White Collar Crime

CEOs on Whistleblowing-Publicly Traded Companies Replace Governments as Most in Need of Whistleblowers; Whistleblowers Need More Legal Protection

  Weekly CEO/Business Leader Poll by COMPAS in Canadian Business
 
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Feb 6, 2012
 

First of a Two Part Series on Business Ethics with Part 2 on Whistleblowing

White Collar Crime in Canada- Federal Reforms Not Strong Enough, Ontario Securities Commission Too Slow in Following Tough U.S. Practices

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Jan 16, 2012
 

Part 2 of Two Parts: Canada's Economic Outlook

Rising Optimism about the Canadian Economic Outlook - Possibility of U.S. Implosion Greatest Threat; Provinces Greater Tax and Regulatory Threat than GoC; Harper Earns High Score for Managing Economy

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Jan 9, 2012
 

Part 1 of Two Parts: International Economic Outlook

Some Upswing in 2013: Recovery Threatened by State of U.S. Economy and Iran's Sabre-Rattling and Especially by European Weakness; Harper Earns Very High Grade for Economic Management

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