Economic Trends 

Canada’s Oil Extraction Industry 2017 Report
Despite higher prices, the Canadian oil extraction industry is still in survival mode.

Canada’s Insurance Industry 2017 Report
Slower consumer spending on big-ticket items will weigh on the outlook for insurance firms.

Canada’s Food Services Industry Report
Increased competition and weaker consumer spending take a bite out of food services.

Index of Consumer Confidence Report
Canadian consumer confidence hits seven-year high in February 2017.

Organizational Performance 

Evidence-Based HR Event
A look into the data, analytics, and experimentation to transforming HR as we know it.

Compensation Mid-Year Pulse Check Report
Projected salary increases in Alberta and energy sector up slightly from summer 2016.

HR Trends and Metrics Report
Canadian organizations are increasingly concerned about adapting to rapid change.

Diversity and Inclusion Survey
How inclusive are you?

Public Policy 

Nursing Supply and Demand Briefing
Demand for nursing services will be challenging to meet as Canada’s population ages.

Value of Consumer Health Products Report
Canada could save over a billion dollars by switching some medications to over-the-counter.

Canadian Immigration Summit 2017 Event
Join The Honourable Ahmed Hussen and other immigration ministers from across Canada.

Finding the Win-Win Report
Advice to industry and Indigenous groups on how to improve relationships and produce better results.


Craig Alexander speaking

Chief Economist Craig Alexander discusses the Federal Budget 2017 in this interview with CTV News.



Marie-Christine Bernard discusses the outlook for Canada’s provinces in 2017 on CBC’s “On the Money.”


Michael Keaveney

Michael Keaveney, Regional Director, Ireland and the U.K., The Conference Board Europe joined our Leader’s Roundtable sessions in Berlin to discuss Brexit and migration.


Leading Indicator of Industry Profitability
Feb 2017, CBoC

Consumer Confidence
Feb 2017, CBoC

Employment, Canada
Jan 2017, CANSIM

Leadership Development

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.

Courses and Workshops

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.



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