Economic Trends 

Photo of a smiling mother, father, daughter and sonHelping Children in Foster Care Succeed Makes Social and Economic Sense
Significant earnings gap for former foster children.

An image looking down onto a bar chart with bars of varying heightsLeading Indicator of Industry Profitability
The Leading Indicator of Industry Profitability rose 0.1 per cent in March.

Photo of the Canadian flagPositive Signs for 2014
The Canadian economy added nearly 43,000 jobs, and unemployment dropped to 6.9 per cent.

Organizational Performance 

Photo of an Asian business man working on a laptopMatching Risk Capital to Innovators
Capital markets shy away from innovators who lack management know-how.

Photo of Brian FriedrichBrian Friedrich Wins 2014 Gil Bennett Governance Award
Presentation made at 10th annual graduation event.

Photo of a ladder against a stack of colourful booksJob-Related Training: Barriers to Learner Participation
Why are more workers not participating?

Public Policy 

Image of a finger pressing a computer-generated heartNudging to Change Health Behaviours
Individuals can be encouraged to make better decisions through nudging.

Photo of marathon runnersThe Boston Marathon Bombings: What Have We Learned?
The resilience exhibited by the City of Boston.

Photo of a medical professionalsOptimizing Health Teams
Good governance and leadership can address many of the barriers to the success of IPC teams.


Photo of Satyamoorthy Kabilan speaking

  • Satyamoorthy Kabilan discusses lessons in resilience learned a year after the Boston Marathon Bombings with BNN (April 15)
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Apr 28Pension Summit 2014: Time for Action
Apr 28 | Toronto

Apr 29Generations 2014: Successful Strategies for the Multigenerational Workplace
Apr 29 | Toronto

Apr 30Innovations and Policy Solutions for Addressing Prescription Drug Abuse
Apr 30 | Ottawa



Leading Indicator of Industry Profitability
Mar 2014, CBoC

Employment, Canada
Mar 2014, CANSIM

Help Wanted
Mar 2014, CBoC

Special Initiatives

How Canada Performs
A Report Card on Canada—Assesses Canada’s quality of life compared to that of its peer countries.

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 for Business Innovation
This Centre is a five-year initiative to help bring about major improvements in firm-level business innovation in Canada.

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.

Canadian Alliance for Sustainable Health Care
This Centre will provide insightful, forward-looking, quantitative analysis of the sustainability of the health-care system.

Global Commerce Centre
The Centre helps leaders respond effectively to the rapidly changing global business operating environment.

Centre for the North
This Centre will provide insights into how Canada can best address the enormous challenges and opportunities in the North.

Saskatchewan Institute
This Institute is a multi-year initiative that will focus exclusively on issues relevant to Saskatchewan.

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.