Economic Trends 

Photo of an EU coinWanted for Canada-EU Trade: Innovators
Companies that introduce new products have a greater chance of cracking the EU market.

Photo of the european union flagEurope’s Youth Face a Grim Future
Youth unemployment rate is more than 50 per cent in some European countries.

Photo of the planet showing CanadaCanada’s Competitiveness Ranking
Canada slips one spot to 15th this year on the Global Competitiveness Index.

Organizational Performance 

Photo looking down onto business people working around a table and looking up to the cameraToday’s Chief Operating Officer
The evolving role of today’s COO is often misunderstood.

Photo of woman at desk holding lower backDo Your Employees Sit Too Much?
One way employers can make their workforce healthier is by “breaking up their day.”

Photo of a group of business people looking at charts on a tableManagement Matters
Business practices are more important than public policy in driving innovation.

Public Policy 

Photo of the air link tram at Toronto Pearson AirportTicket Price for Union Pearson Express
The price and fare structure for the Union Pearson Express should have been set long ago.

Photo of a ravenNorthern Governance
How well is the public sector meeting the needs of Northerners—and of Canada?

Photo of a polar bearArctic Security
Canada needs to take a much broader view of northern security and sovereignty.


Infographic

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Video

Photo of Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi speaking

Video

Photo of Satyamoorthy Kabilan speaking


Events

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

Webinars

Data

Leading Indicator of Industry Profitability
August 2014, CBoC
0.12

Help Wanted
July 2014, CBoC
2.0

Employment, Canada
August 2014, CANSIM
17,851

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 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.

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.