Economic Trends 

Photo of a piggy bank standing on Canadian paper billsMoney Management Matters
Ontario’s funds industry is playing an increasingly valuable role in the province’s economy.

Photo of a fleur-de-lis on a Quebec provincial flagMontréal : boulet ou locomotive?
L’importance de la métropole pour l’économie du Québec.

Photo of a Canadian flagEconomic Month at a Glance
The Canadian economy added 43,000 jobs in October.

Organizational Performance 

Illustration of one person standing out and being assessedA Better Approach to Succession
Today’s HR leaders need to go beyond simply filling the top spots.

Photo of a golden lightbulbCreating an Innovative and Entrepreneurial Culture
Companies need to build the right organizational culture to achieve their innovation goals.

Photo of a Canadian five, ten, twenty, fifty, and hundred dollar billsCompensation Planning Outlook 2015
Moderate base salary increases planned in response to sluggish economic growth.

Public Policy 

Photo of a polar bear standing on a rockSecurity in the Canadian Arctic
Key insights to preserving Canadian sovereignty in the Arctic.

Photo of a a couple looking at papers and a computer screenRetirement Perspectives and Plans
The majority of Canadians are concerned that they have not saved enough for retirement.

image of taxes being measuredIncome Splitting: Who Wins, Who Loses?
The fairness of income splitting depends on the perspective through which it is seen.


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  • The Conference Board of Canada is pleased to announce the appointment of Louis Thériault to Vice-President, Public Policy. Mr. Thériault will be responsible for research and networks in the areas of health, innovation, energy, environment, transportation, infrastructure, emergency management, national security, and Northern and Aboriginal policy.


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Nov 24The Better Workplace Conference 2014
Nov 24-26 | Calgary

Dec 2Public Sector Transformation West 2014
Dec 2-4 | Edmonton

Dec 9Public Sector Transformation 2014
Dec 9-10 | Ottawa



Leading Indicator of Industry Profitability
October 2014, CBoC

Employment, Canada
November 2014, CANSIM

Help Wanted
October 2014, 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.

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 experiences for business and government professionals to develop new skills, improve their job performance, and advance their careers.