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Brian Gallant

New Brunswick premier seeks to extend warm welcome

Brian Gallant, premier of New Brunswick, tells Michal Kaczmarski why his province’s openness to overseas talent holds the key to its FDI future.

Canadian banks’ M&A on the up

The US is the biggest target for Canadian banks looking to expand.

FDI from US into Canada declines

The number of projects recorded by US companies in Canada has been in decline since 2012.

North America dominates aerospace ranking

Over the past five years, North America has attracted the most aerospace investment of any global region, with the US ranked the leading destination country and Mexico the top ranking developing country. 

warnings overseas expansion

When FDI fails: learning the lessons of international expansion

The complexities of overseas expansions are often overlooked in the bid to tap into new growth markets. Michal Kaczmarski looks at what it takes to crack foreign markets. 

Canada east-west feature

Canada’s share of global FDI is decreasing, with government policy and a sense of unpredictability pervading the investment landscape. 

North American M&A down in August: Zephyr

According to M&A database Zephyr, mergers and acquisition activity was down in August, compared with July.

Bio International Convention

Bio International Convention: the battle for bio heats up

This year's Bio International Convention attracted more than 15,000 attendees, among them an army of economic developers and elected officials hoping to secure investments into the sector. Michal Kaczmarski asked representatives why investors should bet on their locations and whether they see emerging markets as a source of opportunities or competition.

SME attraction

SME attraction: turning the newfound love of SMEs into a lasting relationship

With locations around the world falling for the charms of SMEs, Michal Kaczmarski looks at the innovative ways in which IPAs are attracting and nurturing smaller business, and assesses benefits they receive as the SMEs blossom into something much more lucrative.

Stratford mayor

Stratford mayor mixes the old with the new

Already a tourism centre thanks to its long-established Shakespeare festival, the Canadian city of Stratford is pushing forward with an innovative technology-focused strategy that, according to mayor Dan Mathieson, will not only benefit the festival and its visitors but also make the city a year-round destination. 

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