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Business Barometer: Small business outlook points to sluggish recovery

August 28, 2020

The 12-month small business outlook dipped 2 index points to 59.2 in August on the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB)’s Business Barometer®. The three-month outlook remains significantly lower at 40.9 index points.

Canada to adopt new approach in managing U.S. relationship: sources

August 21, 2020

The Prime Minister's Office is adopting a new approach to managing its most important economic, security and bilateral relationship, according to two sources with direct knowledge of the situation. 

More ministers will now be dealing directly with their U.S. counterparts as Ottawa takes a step back from its rigidly controlled approach to dealing with the Trump administration.