Economic Trends 

Photo of a doctor holding a piggy bankProvincial Finances Squeezed | Version française
Provincial and territorial governments are struggling to balance their budgets.

Photo of a mature couple studying a computer screenRetirement Readiness
Higher savings boost long-term economic growth and prepare individuals for a secure retirement.

Photo of a hand holding several shopping bagsIndex of Consumer Confidence
The Index dropped modestly in September, the fourth time in the last five months.

Organizational Performance 

Photo of an empty chair at a work stationCurbing Work Absences
Implementing effective disability management programs can help curb work absences.

Photo of a businessman sleeping on his laptop keyboardWhat’s Sleep Got to Do With Workplace Wellness?
Lack of sleep affects job performance, boosts injuries, and is linked to poor health.

Photo of four young business men and womenMillennials and GenX
Comparing and contrasting the workplace preferences of these two generations.

Public Policy 

Photo of several emergency response personnel runningCrisis Response
The role of communication and transparency in the governance of crisis response.

Photo of two hands holding a drawing of a brainTo Patent or Not to Patent …?
There has been a lot of debate around the international patent regime and whether it actually assists or stifles innovation.

Photo of a stethoscope and piggy bankHealth Costs in Retirement
Canadians are concerned on whether they can cover some senior care costs out of their own pockets.


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Sep 30HR West 2014: The Next Generation of HR
Sep 30-Oct 2 | Vancouver

Oct 1Intergovernmental Forum on Risk Management 2014
Oct 1-2 | Ottawa

Oct 6HR 2014: The Next Generation of HR
Oct 6-7 | Toronto



Consumer Confidence
September 2014, CBoC

Leading Indicator of Industry Profitability
August 2014, CBoC

Help Wanted
July 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.

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.