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 Every other week the Candian Chamber of Commerce releases 5 Minutes for Business. A publication written by Hendrik Brakel, the Senior Dorector of Economic, Fianancial and Tax policy. In these publications, Hendrik briefly describes current issues that affect the Candian economy and provides insight on what it will mean for Canadians today and the future. 

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Feb 28, 2017
Read 5 Minutes for Business to find out how best to prepare for the arrival of the federal budget.

Feb 14, 2017
Read 5 Minutes of Business to learn how Mr. Donohue feels about NAFTA and whats at stake for Canadian businesses.

Jan 24, 2017
Read 5 Minutes for Business , Hendrik Brakel ponders whether the global wave of populism we experienced in 2016 will translate into concrete policies and outlines his economic and polotical predictions for 2017. 

Dec 06, 2016
Read 5 Minutes for Businesess to find out what lies ahead for the fate of Canadian business. 

Nov 22, 2016
Read 5 Minutes for Business to find out what Canada must do to ensure uncoordinated policies do not erode competitiveness. 

Nov 09, 2016
Read 5 Minutes for Business to find out what needs to be top of mind for the Canadian government, diplomats and businesses moving forward. 

Oct 27, 2016
Read 5 Minutes for Business to find out what policymakers and business leaders can do if the U.S.'s improving economic circumstances don't calm this "Trump" fever.  

Oct 11, 2016
Read 5 Minutes for Business to find out what Canada must do to prepaire for a staggering decline in small business owners over the next decade.