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2022 Ontario Economic Report

February 5, 2022

The Ottawa Board of Trade and the Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC) have released the sixth annual Ontario Economic Report (OER) providing regional and sector-specific data on business confidence, policy priorities, and economic indicators, which together provide a unique view on the hurdles ahead.

Trucker protest strands beef shipments at U.S.-Canada border

February 2, 2022

Protesters who are rallying against vaccine mandates are holding up shipments of Canadian beef to the U.S.

Canada planning technological fixes to make crossing the border faster

January 25, 2022

Facial recognition, advance customs declarations, electronic gates are among the planned changes

Zipping through the Canada-U.S. border in 15 seconds. Facial recognition cameras at the airport to open an electronic gate. Sending your declaration to customs before you even get off the plane.

Securing the supply chain or breaking it? Clash over trucker vaccine mandate grows

January 19, 2022

The problem facing supply chains isn't an epidemic of vaccine hesitancy among truck drivers but merely an exacerbation of chronic driver shortages, an industry insider says