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Dan Healing, The Canadian Press

The chief executive officer of the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board says Monday’s oil price crash and stock market selloff will hurt Canadian energy companies that have weak balance sheets and high debt. But Mark Machin says those with strong books will survive — and companies with money should be following his organization’s example and […]

  • March 10, 2020 December 13, 2020
  • 07:22

The Alberta Investment Management Corp., an investment firm buying a stake in the Coastal GasLink pipeline, says it remains “committed” to the deal despite protester blockades that have shut down railway lines in parts of Canada and threaten to inflict damage to the Canadian economy. The AIMCo, which looks after more than $115 billion in […]

  • February 19, 2020 December 13, 2020
  • 08:48

A new economic report says the next decade in Canada will increasingly be shaped by the twin forces of climate change and demographic disruption from an aging population. “By 2030, Canada’s economy could look significantly different,” says the RBC report released Monday, dubbed Navigating the 2020s. “A country whose economic identity has long been bound […]

  • January 6, 2020 December 13, 2020
  • 09:08

The former chief executive officer of the organization that would administer a separate Alberta pension plan says the proposed switch from the Canada Pension Plan doesn’t make much sense from an efficiency point of view. Leo de Bever, who retired from the Alberta Investment Management Corp. in 2015, says the threatened move by the Alberta government […]

  • November 15, 2019 November 30, 2020
  • 15:00