In its budget consultation process (#budget2017), the Federal Government presented students the opportunity to discuss and share ideas with the Federal Minister of Finance, Bill Moreau. A number of our own Bissett business students tool the opportunity to particiapate in the Google town hall consultation.
The video is available on online at the following link: http://budget-lebudget.ca/
Dr. Jim Fischer presented his paper The effects of replacing income tax with consumption tax on the state and the individual: a Canadian example at the 12th International Academic Conference of the International Institute of Social and Economic Sciences (IISES) in Barcelona, Spain on June 28, 2016. The paper was published in conference proceedings.
“After a sequestration period where the students analyzed a personal financial planning case, the students presented and answered questions from industry leaders. It is a challenging, if not daunting task. I was extremely impressed with our team’s bold, yet reasoned and comprehensive recommendations.- Cathy Roy-Heaton
Sean Bjorkland, VP, Financial Planning, BMO Group & Contract Faculty, Bissett School of Business
A recent article by Kyle Bakx, CBC News Reporter, discussed the future of the Oilsands beyond the year 2020, with Bissett School of Business, Associate Professor, Allan Dywer providing comment. Allan’s concern is that there has not been enough research and development to keep pace with the increasingly competitive oil market and that the opportunity to decrease production costs through technological advancements has been lost.
‘The report confirmed my main concern, which is long term, the oilsands are not viable’– Allan Dwyer, Mount Royal University
To read the article in its entirety, please follow this link:
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Bissett School of Business wishes to congratulate alumna, Tasha Taylor on her appointment to Assistant Chief of Staff for the Deputy Minister of Finance Canada, in Ottawa.
Tasha graduated with a Bachelor of Business Administration – Finance/Financial Services from Mount Royal University in 2012. While in her final year at the Bissett School of Business, Tasha captained the Bissett CFA Institute Investment Research Challenge team, where she demonstrated excellence in research, writing, presentation skills and analytical work. Upon graduation Ms. Taylor continued her education at the University of Calgary, obtaining a Master’s of Public Policy, International Trade and Investment in 2014. Prior to this appointment, Tasha served as an Economist with Finance Canada in the Capitals Markets Division, Market Policy Section.
“African economies are particularly exposed to China, and despite a range of stimulus measure having been attempted by Chinese economic authorities, little traction has been gained as of yet”
Allan Dwyer, Bissett School of Business,
Mount Royal University
See attached full report (pages 1 & 2): ADwyer – Sub Saharan Africa 2015