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Preventing human trafficking: Global issue, calling Canada

Understanding, identifying and ending trade in human lives [November 4, 2016] More...

There’s a lot more than food on the table

An article by Martha Oner and Jim Menzies. Food in Canada Magazine, October 2016. [October 12, 2016] More...

2016 Grant Thornton Executive Roundtable

We are pleased to present the highlights from the annual executive roundtable hosted by Food in Canada in partnership with Grant Thornton LLP. This year participants from various sectors of the food and beverage industry discuss growth opportunities for Canadian processors. September 2016 issue [September 12, 2016] More...

Women in business: from classroom to boardroom

Just one in seven delegates at the annual World Economic Forum gathering was a woman this year. This statistic alone explains why the issue of women in businesses inspires so much passion and debate, emphasising that the path from the classroom to the boardroom is anything but straightforward. [March 10, 2014] More...

Hunger for growth: Food and beverage looks to the future

The food and beverage industry is poised for growth around the globe. After years of uncertainty, retrenchment and delayed investments, industry executives are once again looking to invest in new products, new capacity, new distribution channels and new markets. Even in countries still shaking off the recession, executives expect growth and plan to capture market share at home and abroad. Hunger for growth is a global food and beverage industry benchmarking survey that highlights these emerging trends and growth opportunities around the globe. [October 15, 2013] More...

Canada’s anti-corruption laws are growing teeth

The Corruption of Foreign Public Officials Act (CFPOA) has been on the books in Canada since 1999. Many companies are aware of it; others, undoubtedly, are not. Some may have developed a false sense of security since the statute has been around for over 10 years but was rarely enforced. This is no longer the case. [August 7, 2013] 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...

International business report—Global economy in 2013: uncertainty weighing on growth

The global economic outlook remains highly uncertain. The eurozone sovereign debt crisis is perhaps the key challenge, and not just for business leaders in Europe. Across the Atlantic, economic growth in the United States remains weak and unemployment high. In the International business report—Global economy in 2013: uncertainty weighing on growth we review the year ahead and what it means to economies around the world. [January 22, 2013] More...

International business report—Emerging markets opportunity index: high growth economies

The global economy is delicately poised heading into 2013. With governments and consumers continuing to deleverage in many mature economies, unemployment high and businesses sitting on cash, growth rates look set to stay well below pre-crisis levels for some time. Meanwhile,as emerging economies globalise, their rates of expansion and development are becoming increasingly dependent on the health of the world economy. [January 22, 2013] More...

Anti-money laundering compliance in the money services business industry

A Grant Thornton report that assists you with understanding today’s compliance benchmark, the goals for tomorrow and in the ongoing fight against money laundering and terrorist financing. [November 13, 2012] More...