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(Peter Power/The Globe and Mail)

Corporate Canada has lost the faith on capital investment

If we were counting (as some key policy makers have been) on Canadian businesses to fuel the economy by boosting their capital investment, we can stop counting. They have little appetite in their 2014 budgets to step up their spending; indeed, they now look to be waiting for the economy to make the first move.