Former Suncor CEO Rick George says political delays in approving key energy infrastructure and uncertainty surrounding Ottawa’s implementation of a new carbon tax are driving away investment in the oil sands and making Canada less competitive.
Ritchie Bros CEO: NAFTA negotiations will be rational
Ravi Saligram, CEO of Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers, joins BNN's Catherine Murray for a look at what's next for its major acquisition of IronPlanet now that the Department of Justice has cleared any antitrust concerns, and why he's not concerned that NAFTA negotiations will get heated.
“Obviously, we would like to be in Asia with our own equity, which is not the case right now,” he said. “Our goal in the next five years is to be in Asia with our own equity on the ground with one of our actual partners or with others.”
'Boggles my mind' that Canada can't build pipelines: Paramount founder
“Can you imagine a country, one country, that a part of it won’t let you build a pipeline across their land in order to create wealth for the entire country?” he said. “Big wealth, and big opportunities for the whole country, but you’re not supported [in doing] that.”
Watsa to Trump: Stop using that Twitter account
Fairfax Financial CEO Prem Watsa has offered some words of wisdom for U.S. President Donald Trump: “stop using that Twitter account” and “stay quiet.”
Despite the Trump-fueled volatility stateside, the board’s CEO told BNN on Thursday that he is comfortable staying the course and staying disciplined in its acquisition approach.
Cadillac Fairview CEO slams Ontario's rent control measures
John Sullivan, CEO of Cadillac Fairview, joins BNN's Paige Ellis after breaking ground on the company's latest office tower in downtown Toronto. Sullivan explains why the company took the "calculated risk" of starting the development without an anchor tenant, why he doesn't think rent control "solves anything" and his view on the Toronto residential market.
Just Energy CEO: NAFTA not a threat to our business
Deborah Merril, co-CEO of Just Energy, discusses the intensifying competitiveness of the electricity and heating market. She also provides her outlook for the global electricity regulatory environment.
Student Transportation CEO: Regulatory environment in U.S. getting ridiculous
Denis Gallagher, chairman and CEO at Student Transportation, weighs in on the state of the U.S. and Canadian economies as the school bus company celebrates turning 20 years.