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Industrial Sector Players Investing in Digital Strategies Are Experiencing Exponential Growth


Companies expect digital investments to generate significant benefits in costs, efficiencies and profitability – more than half expecting to see ROI within just two years.

Jacquie McNish and Sean Silcoff win National Business Book Award


Jacquie McNish and Sean Silcoff have been named the winners of the National Business Book Award for their book, Losing the Signal: The Spectacular Rise and Fall of Blackberry, published by HarperCollins Publishers Ltd.

PwC Canada Announces Winners of 2016 Vision to Reality Awards


PwC Canada congratulates the winners of the Vision to Reality Awards which recognize Canadian companies for their leadership in innovation.

PwC reveals finalists for 2016 Vision to Reality Awards


PwC Canada announced today the list of finalists for the 2016 Vision to Reality (V2R): Innovator of the Year Awards.

First quarter IPO market sputters, secondary market thrives: PwC survey


The Canadian market for initial public offerings ground to a virtual halt in the first quarter of the year, a survey published today by PwC revealed.

National Business Book Award Announces Short List


The short list for the National Business Book Award, one of Canada’s most prestigious literary awards, was announced today by co-sponsors PwC Canada and BMO Financial Group.

Millennials and technology transforming Canadian retail landscape


Canadian retailers have fallen behind trying to attract, convert, and retain their customers who are now, more than ever, turning to various platforms such as mobile, online and in-store (omni-channel) shopping experiences.

Gord Nelson of Cineplex named Canada’s CFO of the Year for 2016


Gord Nelson, Chief Financial Officer of Cineplex Inc., has been named Canada’s CFO of the Year™ for 2016. Now in its 14th year, Canada’s CFO of the Year™

Traditional Financial Services Firms fear almost a quarter of their business is at risk from FinTechs


Results from a PwC survey released today, which assesses the rise of new technologies in the financial services (FS) sector and their impact on market players, reveals 83% of respondents from traditional FS firms believe part of their business is at risk of being lost to standalone FinTech companies, reaching a staggering 95% in the case of banks.

Investment in FinTech is the Future of Canadian Banking


According to PwC’s Canadian Banks 2016: Embracing the FinTech movement report released today, Canadian banks are laser-focused on responding to the threats – and opportunities – posed to the banking industry, at the hands of a group of new companies building financial technology (FinTech) solutions.

National Business Book Award Unveils Long List


The long list for the National Business Book Award, one of Canada’s most prestigious literary awards, was announced today by co-sponsors PwC Canada and BMO Financial Group. The long list authors will vie for a $30,000 prize that will be awarded on April 21, 2016, to the author of the most outstanding Canadian business-related book published in 2015.

Economic crime is up in Canada and detection is down according to PwC Canada’s 2016 Global Economic Crime Survey


According to PwC’s Global Economic Crime Survey 2016, 37% of Canadian organizations (vs 36% globally) were victims of economic crime in the last two years. Asset misappropriation was the most common type of fraud in Canada and globally, increasing domestically to 62% from 58% in 2014.

PwC Launches 10th Annual Paying Taxes Report: Canada Ranks in Global Top 10 for Ease of Paying Taxes


According to the latest Paying Taxes report, released by PwC and the World Bank Group, Canada continues to lead when it comes to the ease of paying taxes compared to its global counterparts.

Canadian CEOs Expect Lower Growth: Increasing Tax and Debt Burden, Geopolitical Uncertainty, Currency Fluctuations, Volatile Commodity Prices and Overregulation Top Concerns


PwC’s Annual CEO Survey finds that nearly a third (31%) of Canadian CEOs believe global economic growth is in decline.

Cybersecurity Incidents In Canada Increased by 160% Year Over year According to PwC Canada’s 2016 Global State of Information Security Survey


PwC Canada Launches “Game of Threats”, Exclusive Digital Simulation Evolves How Leaders Understand and Manage Cybersecurity Risks and Solutions.

UBS/PwC Billionaire Report: Female Billionaires Outnumber Males


UBS Group AG and PwC today launched a joint report, “The changing faces of billionaires,” which explores the role of women in building lasting financial legacies and how wealth is preserved across multiple generations.

Canadian Companies Continue to Invest in their Digital Future according to PwC’s 2015 Digital IQ Survey


According to PwC’s 2015 Digital IQ Survey report, Canadian companies continue to grow investments in digital technology in order to drive greater business value.

CFL signs sponsorship agreement with leading professional services firm PwC Canada


The Canadian Football League (CFL) announced today a new sponsorship agreement with professional services firm PwC Canada

PwC enhances its cloud-based services with acquisition of Cinovate, a leading Salesforce Partner


PwC Canada is proud to announce the acquisition of Cinovate, a leading Canadian Salesforce Platinum Consulting Partner with extensive experience with implementations across the Salesforce Customer Success Platform.

Women’s Executive Network Names PwC’s Miriam Pozza among Canada’s Most Powerful Women


PwC is pleased to announce that Miriam Pozza, PwC Canada’s Deals Leader in the Quebec region, is a winner of the coveted Women's Executive Network’s (WXN) 2015 Canada's Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Awards.