Consumer and Lifestyle - 2007
November 22, 2007
 

The Ascent of the Loonie and Decline of Manufacturing: A Global Attack on U.S. Dollar That Canada Can Do Little About; McGuinty Wrong to Pressure Harper; Main Solution to Cut Corporate Taxes; Loonie Will Decline

  BDO Dunwoody Weekly CEO/Business Leader Poll By COMPAS in Canadian Business
 
Categories:
Elections
Policy and Opinion
Consumer and Lifestyle
Business and Finance
November 15, 2007
 

Flaherty Aces Economic Statement - Among Highest Performance Scores Recorded; Main Reservations - Not Enough Infrastructure Spending and Debt Repayment; Concern Volunteered about Fate of Manufacturing, Need for Tax Simplification, and Other Issues

  BDO Dunwoody Weekly CEO/Business Leader Poll By COMPAS in Canadian Business
 
Categories:
Elections
Policy and Opinion
Consumer and Lifestyle
Business and Finance
October 22, 2007
 

Throne Speech - Strong Praise for Commitments on Crime, Income/Corporate Taxes, Inter-Provincial Trade Barriers, and the Arctic; Mixed Views on GST Cut and Native Issues

  A Weekly BDO Dunwoody CEO Business Leader Poll by COMPAS in the Financial Post
 
Categories:
Elections
Policy and Opinion
Consumer and Lifestyle
Business and Finance
October 22, 2007
 

Kingston and Its Communities: Where They Stand on Municipal Funding of Local Hospitals

  A COMPAS Report to the University Hospitals Kingston Foundation
 
Categories:  
Policy and Opinion
Consumer and Lifestyle
 
October 15, 2007
 

Oil Patch Taxation Controversy: Mixed Feelings from the Business Panel

  A Weekly BDO Dunwoody CEO Business Leader Poll by COMPAS in the Financial Post
 
Categories:    
Consumer and Lifestyle
Business and Finance
October 9, 2007
 

Throne Speech and Surplus: Pay Down The Debt and Control Spending

  A Weekly BDO Dunwoody CEO Business Leader Poll by COMPAS in the Financial Post
 
Categories:
Elections
Policy and Opinion
Consumer and Lifestyle
Business and Finance
September 10, 2007
 

A Mixed Picture of Terrorism: Terrorist Threat Perceived as Declining, Yet Ottawa Earns Failing Grade for Preventing Would-Be Terrorists from Entering the Country and Panel Calls for Tough Trade and Investment Prohibitions against Terror-Sponsors like Iran

  A Weekly BDO Dunwoody CEO Business Leader Poll by COMPAS in the Financial Post
 
Categories:
Elections
Policy and Opinion
Consumer and Lifestyle
Business and Finance
September 4, 2007
 

Unions: Constructive on Health and Safety in the Workplace, But Undermine Economy, Taxpayers, and Democracy, Backing Lunatic Fringe Groups in Canada and Abroad Layton Top Union Advocate and Harper Top Advocate of Non-Unionized Employees and Canada’s International Competitiveness

  A Weekly BDO Dunwoody CEO Business Leader Poll by COMPAS in the Financial Post
 
Categories:
Elections
Policy and Opinion
Consumer and Lifestyle
Business and Finance
August 27, 2007
 

U.S. Sub-prime Mortgage Crisis: Central Banks Responded Well to a Potentially Serious Ongoing Situation

  A Weekly BDO Dunwoody CEO Business Leader Poll by COMPAS in the Financial Post
 
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Policy and Opinion
Consumer and Lifestyle
Business and Finance
August 20, 2007
 

Harper Cabinet Shuffle - Good But Not Great; MacKay Appointment to National Defence Inspired; Keeping Flaherty at Finance a Strong Move; Prentice, Ablonczy, and Bernier Appointments Good; Other Appointments Acceptable

  A Weekly BDO Dunwoody CEO Business Leader Poll by COMPAS in the Financial Post
 
Categories:
Elections
Policy and Opinion
Consumer and Lifestyle
Business and Finance
August 13, 2007
 

Assessing Harper’s Ministers - Honeymoon Over; Top Performers - Harper, MacKay, Flaherty, and Day; Most Stable Performers - Harper and Day; Issue Priorities - Taxes and Trade, Crime and Defence

  A Weekly BDO Dunwoody CEO Business Leader Poll by COMPAS in the Financial Post
 
Categories:
Elections
Policy and Opinion
Consumer and Lifestyle
Business and Finance
August 7, 2007
 

The Bre-X Fraud: Business Panel Assigns Responsibility Widely

  A Weekly BDO Dunwoody CEO Business Leader Poll by COMPAS in the Financial Post
 
Categories:  
Policy and Opinion
Consumer and Lifestyle
Business and Finance
July 30, 2007
 

Oil Prices and Expert Predictions of U.S. $ 100 a Barrel: Panelists Discount the Forecast But Expect Price to Edge Up

  A Weekly BDO Dunwoody CEO Business Leader Poll by COMPAS in the Financial Post
 
Categories:  
Policy and Opinion
Consumer and Lifestyle
Business and Finance
July 23, 2007
 

The Looney: Looney Will Stabilize at U.S. $ 0.96; Looney Should Ideally Fall and Interest Rates Should Not Rise; Opposition to Adopting the Greenback at All Time High; Outgoing Bank of Canada Governor Earns Accolades

  A Weekly BDO Dunwoody CEO Business Leader Poll by COMPAS in the Financial Post
 
Categories:    
Consumer and Lifestyle
Business and Finance
July 16, 2007
 

Serious Risks from Overseas Food Imports: Urgent Need for Stronger Labeling on Food, Better Laws against Counterfeit and Substandard Products

  A Weekly BDO Dunwoody CEO Business Leader Poll by COMPAS in the Financial Post
 
Categories:    
Consumer and Lifestyle
Business and Finance
June 25, 2007
 

Urgent Need for Single Securities Regulator: IMF Leader Strikes a Chord in Criticizing Patchwork Quilt

  A Weekly BDO Dunwoody CEO Business Leader Poll by COMPAS in the Financial Post
 
Categories:    
Consumer and Lifestyle
Business and Finance
June 11, 2007
 

Overtime Work: Significant Division of Opinion on a Passionate Topic

  A Weekly BDO Dunwoody CEO Business Leader Poll by COMPAS in the Financial Post
 
Categories:    
Consumer and Lifestyle
Business and Finance
May 28, 2007
 

Mackenzie Pipeline: Federal Government Role Should Be to Facilitate Private Enterprise Development, Overcoming Aboriginal and Inter-government Impediments; North American Security of Supply Canada’s Top Benefit

  A Weekly BDO Dunwoody CEO Business Leader Poll by COMPAS in the Financial Post
 
Categories:
Elections
Policy and Opinion
Consumer and Lifestyle
Business and Finance
May 22, 2007
 

Grading Harper: Strong on Defence, International/Interprovincial Relations, Near Failing Grades on Taxation Policy

  A Weekly BDO Dunwoody CEO Business Leader Poll by COMPAS in the Financial Post
 
Categories:
Elections
Policy and Opinion
Consumer and Lifestyle
Business and Finance
May 14, 2007
 

Québec: PQ in Fundamental Decline; Duceppe May Have Been Unable to Save the Provincial Party; Federalists Politicians, Not Constitutional Reform, Are Key to Conquest of Separatism

  A Weekly BDO Dunwoody CEO Business Leader Poll by COMPAS in the Financial Post
 
Categories:
Elections
Policy and Opinion
Consumer and Lifestyle
Business and Finance
May 7, 2007
 

Oil Prices

  A Weekly BDO Dunwoody CEO Business Leader Poll by COMPAS in the Financial Post
 
Categories:
Elections
Policy and Opinion
Consumer and Lifestyle
Business and Finance
April 30, 2007
 

The Canadian Dollar: Business Panel Forecasts $ 0.90 in April, 2008, Sees $ 0.86 as Ideal Exchange Rate, Gives Very High Performance Scores to Governor Dodge

  A Weekly BDO Dunwoody CEO Business Leader Poll by COMPAS in the Financial Post
 
Categories:
Elections
Policy and Opinion
Consumer and Lifestyle
Business and Finance
April 23, 2007
 

Taxes: Federal Government’s Achilles’ Heel

  A Weekly BDO Dunwoody CEO Business Leader Poll by COMPAS in the Financial Post
 
Categories:
Elections
Policy and Opinion
Consumer and Lifestyle
Business and Finance
April 16, 2007
 

U.S. Auto Industry’s Ten Year Prognosis: No Change vis-à-vis Japanese or Perhaps Slightly Worse; Excessive Union Contracts Top the List of Problems

  A Weekly BDO Dunwoody CEO Business Leader Poll by COMPAS in the Financial Post
 
Categories:    
Consumer and Lifestyle
Business and Finance
March 26, 2007
 

Harper’s Second Budget: Middling Grades as Economic Instrument, Kudos as Election Device

  A Weekly BDO Dunwoody CEO Business Leader Poll by COMPAS in the Financial Post
 
Categories:
Elections
Policy and Opinion
Consumer and Lifestyle
Business and Finance
March 19, 2007
 

2006 Census

  A Weekly BDO Dunwoody CEO Business Leader Poll by COMPAS in the Financial Post
 
Categories:    
Consumer and Lifestyle
Business and Finance
March 5, 2007
 

Bank ABM Fees

  A Weekly BDO Dunwoody CEO Business Leader Poll by COMPAS in the Financial Post
 
Categories:
Elections
Policy and Opinion
Consumer and Lifestyle
Business and Finance
February 19, 2007
 

Corporate Giving

  A Weekly BDO Dunwoody CEO Business Leader Poll by COMPAS in the Financial Post
 
Categories:    
Consumer and Lifestyle
Business and Finance
February 12, 2007
 

Greenhouse Gases: Business Panel Largely in the Middle between Fraser Institute and U.N. Panel on Climate Change

  A Weekly BDO Dunwoody CEO Business Leader Poll by COMPAS in the Financial Post
 
Categories:
Elections
Policy and Opinion
Consumer and Lifestyle
Business and Finance
February 5, 2007
 

Nearly Unanimous Call for Increased Legal Liability on Organizations That Store Large Quantities of Hackable Customer Information

  A Weekly BDO Dunwoody CEO Business Leader Poll by COMPAS in the Financial Post
 
Categories:  
Policy and Opinion
Consumer and Lifestyle
Business and Finance
January 15, 2007
 

Assessing Harper at Cabinet Shuffle Time: Baird Appointment Celebrated But Opinion Divided on Both Government’s Strongest Suit, Integrity, and Its Weakest, the Environment

  A Weekly BDO Dunwoody CEO Business Leader Poll by COMPAS in the Financial Post
 
Categories:
Elections
Policy and Opinion
Consumer and Lifestyle
Business and Finance
January 2, 2007
 

Corporate Crisis Predictions for 2007
Most and Least Likely Crises - Bad Products and Fraud Most Likely vs. Fire and Terrorism Least Likely
Most and Least Prepared - Companies Most Prepared for Fire and Law Suits vs. Least Prepared for Employee Violence and Terrorism

  A Weekly BDO Dunwoody CEO Business Leader Poll by COMPAS in the Financial Post
 
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Consumer and Lifestyle
Business and Finance