Economic Trends 

Photo of the head of caribouTerritorial Outlook
Slump in metal and mineral prices puts a chill in territories’ economic outlook.

Photo of decreasing stack of Canadian coinsIs Canada in a Recession?
Canada’s second-quarter expectations have dimmed, fueling speculation that the economy could be in recession.

Photo of a pumpjackDiversifying Alberta’s Economy
The provincial government could craft fiscal policy to counter oil and gas sectors.

Organizational Performance 

Image of a road curving off into the distanceRoad To Recovery
Calgary’s outcome-focused approach was crucial in getting the City back on its feet following the 2013 flood.

Photo of man looking at wall of swirling arrowsSecrets and Lies: An Ever-Present Knowledge Management Threat
Knowledge hiding is a danger for every organization.

Flag of IndiaPartnerships in Education Between Canada and India
Opportunities to work together in post-secondary education.

Public Policy 

Photo of a woman at a computer with her hand on the back of her neckTaking Steps to Get People Sitting Less and Moving More
Getting up and out of chairs would pay big dividends.

Photo of lit-up taxi signUber’s Challenge to Taxicab Industry
Uber poses the most substantial disruption yet to the supply managed taxi industry.

Photo of an aboriginal girlPutting Northerners’ Interests First
Planning for growth that is sustainable and beneficial to the peoples of the North.


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Sep 23Towards a Canadian Energy and Environment Strategy (By Invitation Only)
Sep 23-24 | Ottawa

Sep 28Intergovernmental Forum on Risk Management 2015
Sep 28-29 | Ottawa

Oct 14The Better Workplace Conference 2015
Oct 14-16 | Gatineau



Consumer Confidence
July 2015, CBoC

Employment, Canada
July 2015, CANSIM

Leading Indicator of Industry Profitability
June 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.

Accessible Employment Practices
This website contains resources to help your organization meet the Employment Standards under the AODA.

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.