Economic Trends 

Photo of a for sale sign in front of a houseMetro Resale Snapshot
More than half of the 28 housing markets in our snapshot lost ground in January.

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Canadian Outlook | Version française
Canadian economic growth slides with decline in oil prices.

Image of graphs and a penPrivate Sector Investment
Business leaders should seize the opportunity to ramp up investment.

Organizational Performance 

Image of a plant growing up out of a stack of booksSkills Gaps and Mismatches in B.C.
Skills gaps and mismatches in B.C. annually cost the provincial economy $6 billion in GDP.

Photo of a computer circuitNavigating and Managing Technology-Driven Change
Canadian firms lag at adopting digital technologies that support higher productivity.

Photo of a man in front of a door that is blocked by a brick wallImmigrants With PhDs
Immigrants with PhDs have weaker labour market outcomes than Canadians with no PSE credentials.

Public Policy 

Photo of blue stethascopeHow's your health?
Canada's rankings on indicators of population health reveal that Canadians aren't quite as healthy as they believe.

Photo of elephantElephant in the Room
A renewed dialogue on university autonomy and accountability is overdue.

Photo of weights, a towel, a bottle of water, an apple, and a tape measurePromotion and Prevention
Canada is not making enough progress in disease prevention and health promotion.


Interview

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  • Ruth Wright took part in a discussion about women in Canada’s public service on CBC’s “The Current.” (February 24)

Twitter Chat

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Interview

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  • Daniel Muzyka highlights the opportunities and challenges that will face Atlantic Canadians in the future on Global Maritime Morning News (February 20)

Events

Feb 25Atlantic Canada HR Summit 2015: Innovative People Practices in the Emerging Talent Decade
Feb 25-26 | Halifax

Mar 2Western Business Outlook 2015: Winnipeg
Mar 2 | Winnipeg

Mar 3Western Business Outlook 2015: Edmonton
Mar 3 | Edmonton

Webinars

Data

Leading Indicator of Industry Profitability
January 2015, CBoC
0.29

Employment, Canada
February 2015, CANSIM
17,887

Consumer Confidence
January 2015, CBoC
2.7

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.