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This quarterly economic forecast provides highlights of the Canadian Outlook report, which presents the short-term national outlook.
The Conference Board of Canada | 11 pages | October 2014 | by Matthew Stewart
A review of Lean in Canadian health care shows that—although Lean is effective in addressing clinical, operational, and experiential value—its application to date is limited with modest investment by health...
The Conference Board of Canada | 48 pages | October 2014 | by William Hall, Jennifer Mackenzie
La méthode Lean apporte beaucoup sur les plans clinique et opérationnel, ainsi que pour l’expérience des soins. Toutefois, si on examine le secteur canadien des soins de santé, on constate qu’elle est...
Le Conference Board du Canada | 52 pages | October 2014 | by William Hall, Jennifer Mackenzie
This publication focuses on the metropolitan economies of Halifax, Quebec City, Montreal, Ottawa-Gatineau, Toronto, Hamilton, Winnipeg, Regina, Saskatoon, Calgary, Edmonton, Vancouver, and Victoria.
The Conference Board of Canada | 78 pages | October 2014 | by Alan Arcand, Jane McIntyre, Greg Sutherland, Robin Wiebe
Organizations with highly engaging cultures continually build on positive momentum in an effort to drive and sustain business performance. This report explores the commonalities among these organizations.
The Conference Board, Inc. | 92 pages | October 2014 | by Rebecca L. Ray, Patrick Hyland, David A. Dye, Joe Kaplan, Adam Pressman
Companies should make change management a competency rather than an add-on. They can start by knowing the best practices for executing change and training employees in how to adapt to it.
The Conference Board, Inc. | 11 pages | October 2014 | by Sheri Rothman
In this recorded webinar, Alison Howard, lead author of Enough for All: Household Food Security in Canada and What's to Eat? Improving Food Literacy in Canada, and Dr. Jessica Edge, author of Cultivating...
The Conference Board of Canada | Recorded Webinar | October 2014 | by Alison Howard
Time to reassess business opportunities in Mexico? This report identifies the “sweet spots”—that is, the hottest sectors and the best opportunities for new trade and investment emerging in Mexico.
The Conference Board of Canada | 72 pages | October 2014 | by Joseph Haimowitz
Faut-il réévaluer les débouchés au Mexique? Ce rapport identifie les « zones idéales » ou secteurs et débouchés les plus prometteurs pour profiter des nouvelles possibilités de commerce et d’investissement...
Le Conference Board du Canada | 80 pages | October 2014 | by Joseph Haimowitz
Expectations about more monetary stimulus mount in an extremely fragile European economy.
The Conference Board, Inc. | 7 pages | October 2014 | by Bert Colijn
Six high-profile companies describe how they use human capital analytics at their organizations and offer advice on how you can best implement it at yours.
The Conference Board, Inc. | 62 pages | October 2014 | by Patti P. Phillips, Rebecca L. Ray
This interactive publication looks at the recent and long-term trends in the past performance of Canadian trade and forecasts future performance of Canadian imports and exports of goods and services with...
The Conference Board of Canada | Website | October 2014 | by Maxim Armstrong
Canada’s complex and inefficient system of fiscal incentives—including the tax system, subsidies, and other fiscal interventions—needs reform. Based on discussions with senior business leaders, this briefing...
The Conference Board of Canada | 16 pages | October 2014 | by Glen Hodgson, Alicia Macdonald
Le régime canadien des incitatifs fiscaux, complexe et inefficace, y compris le système fiscal, les subventions à caractère fiscal et autres interventions fiscales gouvernementales, a besoin d'une réforme...
Le Conference Board du Canada | 20 pages | October 2014 | by Glen Hodgson, Alicia Macdonald
The monthly Leading Indicator of Industry Profitability is constructed from high frequency data series. The indicators are designed to be predictive of movements in corporate profitability six months hence...
The Conference Board of Canada | Website | October 2014 | by Mike Shaw
This is the first in a series of briefings that aim to identify cost-effective, scalable, and sustainable interventions to promote and improve healthy active living among Canadians.
The Conference Board of Canada | 32 pages | October 2014 | by Thy Dinh
As companies increasingly seek to recruit, hire, and retain employees with disabilities, employers are recognizing challenges inherent in a standardized recruiting process, especially in the areas of applications...
The Conference Board, Inc. | Recorded Webinar | October 2014
The composite leading index of the Canadian economy sums up the performance of 10 components that track the short-term course of the economy.
The Conference Board of Canada | Website | October 2014 | by Philip Cross
The Conference Board of Canada’s Help-Wanted Index is an indicator of the number of new jobs advertised online. Our empirical analysis has shown that variations in the number of jobs posted online are...
The Conference Board of Canada | 3 pages | October 2014 | by Alan Arcand, Julie Adès
This 60-minute recorded webinar features Rollin Stanley who shares his vision for a more senior friendly city within his own city (Calgary) and how other cities can go about providing better housing options...
The Conference Board of Canada | Recorded Webinar | October 2014