Economic Trends 

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Consumer Confidence
Consumer confidence deteriorated in every Canadian region this month.

Photo of oil drum and dollar signToo Many Commodities … Too Little Demand
World economy is awash in commodities.

Photo of the Canadian flagCanadian Month at a Glance
Optimistic signs amid weak GDP growth and energy sector.

Organizational Performance 

Photo of chess piecesStewardship Review
How the role of the board and its directors is changing.

Photo of a 2 business people, a man and a woman, shaking handsThe Chartered Insurance Professional Designation
CIP designation benefits employees and employers.

Photo of grad studentThe “Invisible Sector” of Higher Education
What Do We Know About Canada’s Private Career Colleges?

Public Policy 

Photo of police officer with teenage boyThe Role of Communities in Policing
Collaboration is at the heart policing in Canada.

Photo of businessman holding exit signHow to Think About Enterprise Exits
Firm exit rates provide signals about the health of innovation ecosystems

Photo of man with gunUnderstanding Foreign Fighters
Recent cases of Canadian foreign fighters show few indicators or patterns.


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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 14Western Business Outlook: Calgary
Oct 14 | Calgary



Consumer Confidence
August 2015, CBoC

Leading Indicator of Industry Profitability
July 2015, CBoC

Employment, Canada
July 2015, CANSIM

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.