Economic Trends 

Photo of India's flagCanada Has Plenty of What India Needs
Canada should seize the enormous economic opportunities available in India.

Image of Canadian flagEconomy and Jobs Not Painting a Rosy Picture
Employment rose in March but underpinnings of these gains are not so rosy.

An image of a bar chart with bars of varying heightsIndustry Profitability
The Leading Indicator of Industry profitability declined for the second consecutive month in March, falling to 107.6.

Organizational Performance 

Photo of hands of different ethnicities clasped togetherAn Immigration Action Plan for Canada
With an aging population and low fertility rates, immigration will be crucial for prosperity.

Photo of an apple on a keyboardEducation in the Digital Age
Education today is trying to find ways to serve the most connected generation of students in history.

Photo of a stethoscope on top of a tabletNurses in Aboriginal Communities
Aboriginal nurses play a critical role in improving health in Aboriginal communities.

Public Policy 

Photo of a stethospcope and an open passportMedical Tourism
Should Canada’s hospitals open their doors to medical tourists?

Photo of a hooded figure working on a computerSocial Media and Terrorism
The effective use of social media by terrorist organizations poses some key challenges.

Photo of a pair of running shoesThe Road to Health Starts With A Few Steps
A modest improvement in physical activity would significantly effect our health.


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Apr 27Resilience Canada 2015
Apr 27-28 | Calgary

Apr 27Business Innovation Summit 2015: Connect, Collaborate, and Innovate Together
Apr 27-29 | Toronto

May 5Change Management 2015: People, Process, Performance
May 5-6 | Toronto



Employment, Canada
April 2015, CBoC

Leading Indicator of Industry Profitability
March 2015, CBoC

Help Wanted
March 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.

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.