Perrin Beatty

Perrin Beatty is president and CEO of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce, Canada’s largest and most representative national business association, whose 450-member network represents 200,000 businesses.

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B7: Business minds meet

| July 2, 2018 | 0 Comments
B7: Business minds meet

With Canada hosting the G7 this year, our country has a unique opportunity to shape the international priorities for some of the world’s largest economies. Although the media focus is primarily on the Leaders’ Summit and ministerial meetings, there is a wider community of stakeholders seeking to influence decisions made at the top levels. This […]

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Getting China on board for trade

| April 3, 2018 | 0 Comments
Getting China on board for trade

In the global race to increase trade with China, Canada is still far behind many other industrialized nations. It has been a long, winding and often rocky path to get to a much more substantial exchange of goods, services and intellectual property. Simply put, enhanced trade between the two countries remains a major work in […]

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CETA: Getting to ‘yes’

| December 18, 2017 | 0 Comments
CETA: Getting to ‘yes’

In the summer of 2016, the world watched in awe as Britain voted to exit the European Union. An isolationist fever gripped the European continent, throwing it into uncertainty and threatening the future of the most modern trade agreement in the world — the Canada-EU Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA). Today, much of that […]

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New NAFTA must ‘do no harm’

| July 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
New NAFTA must ‘do no harm’

When the North American Free Trade Agreement was drafted in the early ’90s, most Canadian households did not have internet. Consumers drove to their local mall to purchase an item and financial interactions involved a teller, not a machine. Today Canadians can flip open a tablet and order a pair of shoes from Italy, a […]

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