Economics 

E-Retailers’ Effect on Inflation Blog
Are e-retailers responsible for inflation’s demise?

Canadian Economic Month at a Glance Report
The economy disappoints for the first time this year with flat job numbers and GDP.

Canadian Outlook Bulletin: Autumn 2017 Briefing
Canada is expected to have one of the fastest growing developed economies this year.

Consumer Confidence Report
Canadian consumer confidence dropped 9.2 points in September.

Organizational Performance 

Supplier Diversity in Canada Report
Women- and minority-owned businesses are a dynamic component of the economy.

Better Workplace Conference Event
Join thought leaders and employers who are committed to making better workplaces.

Compensation Planning Outlook: Preview Report
The average pay increase for non-unionized workers is projected to be 2.4 per cent.

Rethinking Public Sector HR Briefing
Organizations need to refresh their brand to be more attractive to millennials and Gen Z’s.

Public Policy

450,000 Immigrants Annually? Report
Canada needs to improve job outcomes to realize the value of higher immigration levels.

Immigration to Atlantic Canada Report
Atlantic Canada needs to attract more immigrants to improve population growth.

Global Competitiveness Insights
Canada ranks 14th on the World Economic Forum’s 2017 Global Competitiveness Index

Cost of a Cleaner Future Report
Carbon pricing alone can’t meet Canada’s GHG emission reduction targets.

Interview

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Kareem El-Assal joined CBC Radio to discuss how immigration to Atlantic Canada could improve the region’s economic prospects. (October 17)

Insights

Compass

The October Insights newsletter is now available. In this issue, you’ll read about the cost of a cleaner future, the Canadian economic outlook, and how immigration to Atlantic Canada could improve the region’s economic prospects. (October 10)


Data

Leading Indicator of Industry Profitability
Sep 2017, CBoC
0.07

Employment, Canada
Sep 2017, CANSIM
10,000

Consumer Confidence
Sep 2017, CBoC
9.2

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