Quebec is the first province to promote the new ISO 370001 certification for anti-corruption, a big bank CEO warns that hot housing markets will begin to harm the economy, equipment dealers are seeing increased sales, provincial governments are working to promote more trade between provinces and Statistics Canada released February’s data for home building permits. Here are the top stories to kick off April:

  1. Quebec will be the first province to begin teaching businesses courses for ISO 37001 certification designed to fight corruption. Via Montreal Gazette
  2. The CEO of Royal Bank of Canada is concerned about the impact of hot housing markets in Toronto and Vancouver on the larger economy. Via Financial Post
  3. Equipment dealers are seeing increased sales thanks to expansion in agriculture, especially with the rise of dairy farmers and hobby farms. Via Northern Business in Ontario
  4. Provincial governments across the country are crafting an agreement to eliminate red tape and help promote inter-provincial free trade. Via Canadian Manufacturing
  5. While the Canadian housing market has made media headlines, the value of building permits issued fell in February according to Statistics Canada. Via CTV News

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