08/20/2019 Are Canadian Industrial Investors Defecting Abroad? The well-documented exit of foreign investors from Canada1 is being compounded by a corresponding exit of Canadian investors : the latter seem to increasingly prefer foreign grounds. Inward and outward flows of foreign … Continue reading

04/03/2018 Natural Resources : the Rise of the Canadian Investor Five years after the peak of the commodity boom, the investment climate has changed in Canada. Activity has slowed, the dust has settled, and the new landscape of natural resource … Continue reading

21/09/2017 Towards a Change in the Make-up of Foreign Investment in Canada? Fewer Traders, More Investors, Please! A look at foreign investment flows in Canada suggests an increasing lack of foreign investment in non-portfolio investment1, and as illustrated below, increasingly … Continue reading

29/02/2016 Factors of Economic Recovery Any Hope from Canadian Corporations? Don’t Hold your Breath A decline in industrial investments (-13% since the 2013 peak), no export growth (-1% since 2014) despite a favorable exchange rate, and increasing overcapacity in office … Continue reading

20/08/2015 Why Hasn’t the Falling Loonie Done More for our Exports? Canadian exports of manufactured goods1 to the United States almost caught up to the levels reached before the financial crisis. Recent growth has been fast, with an annual average … Continue reading


E&B DATA’s Canada Mining Watch

Cooperatives within heavy industry: Oxymoron or a sign of the times? . November 26, 2012   Large private corporations are neither the only players nor the only major investors in the production and trade of commodities. In the last few … Continue reading