Economic Trends 

Image of a blue stove gas flame.Canada’s Gas Extraction Industry
Canada’s gas industry faces another year of low prices and declining market share.

Photo of the Canadian flagCanadian Economic Month at a Glance
The collapse of oil prices is beginning to affect employment, as Alberta shed 14,000 jobs.

Image of Yuan currencyCanada Is Entering a New Export Era With Asia
Canada is set to launch the first trading hub for the Chinese currency in the Americas.

Organizational Performance 

Photo of an apple on a keyboardEducation in the Digital Age
Education today is trying to find ways to serve the most connected generation of students in history.

Photo of a stethoscope on top of a tabletNurses in Aboriginal Communities
Aboriginal nurses play a critical role in improving health in Aboriginal communities.

Photo of a sad womanWorkplace Bullying
Employers need to adopt proactive strategies to address bullying behaviour.

Public Policy 

Photo of a nurse holding a syringeWhy Are We Having Measles and Mumps Outbreaks?
Many of us have forgotten how important vaccines are to our health.

Photo of apple with an A+Report Card on Health
Canada ranks 8th among 16 peer countries in health performance.

Photo of weights, a towel, a bottle of water, an apple, and a tape measurePromotion and Prevention
Canada is not making enough progress in disease prevention and health promotion.


Thumbnail of IDQ infographic


Photo of Glen Hodgson speaking


Thumbnail of Workplace Bullying infographic

  • View our latest infographic to learn more about workplace bullying—what it is and it’s associated personal and organizational costs.


Apr 9Atlantic Business Outlook
Apr 9 | Halifax

Apr 13Pensions Summit 2015: Risk, Performance, and Innovation
Apr 13-14 | Toronto

Apr 13Canadian Immigration Summit 2015: Towards a National Immigration Action Plan
Apr 13-15 | Ottawa



Employment, Canada
March 2015, CANSIM

Help Wanted
February 2015, CBoC

Consumer Confidence
February 2015, CBoC

Special Initiatives

Leadership Development

How Canada Performs
A Report Card on Canada—Assesses Canada’s quality of life compared to that of its peer countries.

Centre for Skills and Post-Secondary Education
The centre is a multi-year initiative to address the advanced skills and education challenges facing Canada today.

Centre for Business Innovation
This Centre is a five-year initiative to help bring about major improvements in firm-level business innovation in Canada.

Canadian Alliance for Sustainable Health Care
This Centre will provide insightful, forward-looking, quantitative analysis of the sustainability of the health-care system.

Centre for Food in Canada
Food impacts Canadians in an extraordinary range of ways. It affects our lives, our health, our jobs, and our economy.

Centre on Tax Analysis, Fiscal Incentives, and Competitiveness
This Centre provides credible, leading-edge quantitative research on all aspects of the Canadian system of taxation and fiscal incentives.

L’Institut du Québec
Est le fruit d’un partenariat entre le Conference Board du Canada et HEC Montréal visant à fournir au Québec des solutions novatrices.

Centre for the North
This Centre is part of the Northern and Aboriginal policy group that provides insights and research into Northern and Aboriginal challenges and issues.

Saskatchewan Institute
This Institute is a multi-year initiative that will focus exclusively on issues relevant to Saskatchewan.

Global Commerce Centre
The Centre helps leaders respond effectively to the rapidly changing global business operating environment.

National Immigration Centre
The Centre is a multi-year initiative to develop a national immigration action plan to help improve Canada’s immigration system.

The Directors College
Canada’s gold standard in board director education, leading to a McMaster University designation.

The Niagara Institute
High-impact leadership development solutions for individuals, teams, and organizations.

Professional Development Institute

Premier education destination delivering first class learning opportunities such as courses and workshops for business and government professionals to develop new skills, improve their job performance, and advance their careers.