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Canadian manufacturing outlook: 2011 survey

Innovation advantage: With the worst of the recession behind us, the 2011 outlook for Canadian manufacturers is most definitely looking up. Despite the challenges that lie ahead, many have already begun making positive changes, including investing in new employees, investing in new lines of business and expanding into new markets. [December 17, 2010] More...

Cleantech on the rise: Generational opportunities for 21st-century businesses

The world is grappling with environmental realities in a new way. Reports differ wildly as to how long our global reliance on fossil fuels will be sustainable. Consensus is emerging that the next 10 to 30 years offer a window of opportunity that comes along not quarterly or annually, but periodically, generationally – perhaps only a few times in a century. [September 27, 2012] More...

Construction Fraud in Canada

From government projects to corporate developments to individual home builds, cases of fraudulent activity in the construction industry are abundant. In many cases, rather than the stereotype of construction companies defrauding individuals or the public, it is the companies themselves losing money to fraud perpetrated by employees, contractors, subcontractors and venture partners. These frauds include diverted funds, materials misuse, padded bills, charging for unperformed work, hidden cost overruns and more. [February 26, 2013] More...

Export Insights 2016

Export Insights 2016, with supporting sponsorship by Grant Thornton LLP, is an industry survey by CanadianManufacturing.com which highlights the top strategies for growing your business abroad. Read about the survey results with insights from Roundtable Participants including Mitchell Osak, Managing Director, Strategic Advisory Services, Grant Thornton [November 28, 2016] More...

Exporting your way to successful growth

This article by Mitchell Osak appears in the November/December 2016 issue of Food in Canada magazine and provides food and beverage processors with insights on exporting as a strategic way to maintain growth. [December 13, 2016] More...

Exporting: Reasons to be optimistic

Canadian manufacturers are fairly optimistic these days. PLANT’s Manufacturers’ Outlook 2017 survey, co-sponsored by Grant Thornton LLP and SYSPRO Canada, suggests that, while they’re by no means overconfident, manufacturers by and large see the potential for good things in this year, with increased exports driving opportunity. [April 7, 2017] More...

Facing an uncertain future: Government intervention threatens the global mining sector

The mining sector faces an uncertain future. Increasing and unpredictable government intervention across the globe is adding further complexity to a sector that is already heavily laden with risk. [July 13, 2012] More...

Family Enterprise Insights 2007

Family Enterprise Insights 2007 [October 8, 2007] More...

2007 Global growth markets guide

2007 Global growth markets guide [October 8, 2007] More...

Grant Thornton Family Enterprise Insights 2007

Grant Thornton Family Enterprise Insights 2007 [March 26, 2009] More...