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This report examines the short-and medium-term economic and profitability outlook for Canada’s Food Manufacturing Industry.
The Conference Board of Canada | 12 pages | September 2016 | by Robert Meyer-Robinson
Albertans are enduring a steep and protracted recession, as plummeting crude oil prices have forced companies to slash capital budgets in the oil patch. Fortunately, we expect layoffs and cuts to capital...
The Conference Board of Canada | Recorded Webinar | September 2016 | by Alan Arcand
The monthly Index of Consumer Confidence is constructed from responses to four attitudinal questions posed to a random sample of Canadian households.
The Conference Board of Canada | Website | September 2016 | by Marc Desormeaux
Depending on your organization’s industry and location, hiring more immigrants may be a viable solution for addressing labor shortages over the next 15 years.
The Conference Board, Inc. | 22 pages | September 2016
The U.S. economy chugs along: strong consumer sector, but little to cheer about elsewhere.
The Conference Board, Inc. | 7 pages | September 2016
Emerging evidence of engagement's impact on key business indicators has elevated its priority along with a multi-million dollar industry. Despite growing interest and investment in employee engagement,...
The Conference Board of Canada | Recorded Webinar | September 2016 | by Ruth Wright
This report examines the short-and medium-term economic and profitability outlook for Canada's Food Services Industry.
The Conference Board of Canada | 12 pages | September 2016 | by Robert Meyer-Robinson
This report examines the short-and medium-term economic and profitability outlook for Canada’s Oil Extraction Industry.
The Conference Board of Canada | 11 pages | September 2016 | by Carlos A. Murillo
If you think kids can get a little physical activity and then play video games into the wee hours while still remaining healthy, you’re in for a rude awakening. The ParticipACTION Report Card on Physical...
The Conference Board of Canada | Recorded Webinar | September 2016
Canada’s almost 300 remote off-grid communities depend mostly on diesel-powered generators for electricity. This report is a primer for decision-makers for making policy choices other than diesel-dependence.
The Conference Board of Canada | 61 pages | September 2016 | by James Knowles
L’approvisionnement en électricité dans les quelque 300 collectivités éloignées hors réseau du Canada dépend presque exclusivement de génératrices diesel. Ce rapport vise à guider les choix stratégiques...
Le Conference Board du Canada | 77 pages | September 2016 | by James Knowles
Brought into force in June of 2015, The Extractive Sector Transparency Act aims to increase transparency and deter corruption by requiring that extractive entities publicly disclose, on an annual basis,...
The Conference Board of Canada | Recorded Webinar | September 2016
The Composite Leading Index predicts the short-term future performance of Canada’s economy by tracking movements in nine economic variables that signal changes in the business cycle.
The Conference Board of Canada | Website | September 2016 | by Marc Desormeaux
This briefing looks at Cork (Ireland) and its “learning city” initiative, which brings together Cork’s two higher education institutions, along with other stakeholders, to support community-wide well-being,...
The Conference Board of Canada | 34 pages | September 2016 | by Elizabeth Martin
La présente note de recherche porte sur la ville irlandaise de Cork et son initiative de « ville apprenante », qui regroupe ses deux établissements d’enseignement supérieur et d’autres intervenants dans...
Le Conference Board du Canada | 38 pages | September 2016 | by Elizabeth Martin
The downturn in natural resource prices since late 2014 has changed the picture for small-and-medium-sized Canadian cities. Resource-dependent communities, which had enjoyed a decade-long commodities-fueled...
The Conference Board of Canada | Recorded Webinar | September 2016 | by Alan Arcand
There are different factors that affect absences. Organizations can influence some of these, such as work environment and sick leave policies. However, others are more out of the organization’s control...
The Conference Board of Canada | Recorded Webinar | September 2016 | by Nicole Stewart
The monthly Metropolitan Housing Starts publication provides the recent trends in housing starts for 28 metropolitan areas and expectations for starts over both the short and long term.
The Conference Board of Canada | Website | September 2016 | by Jane McIntyre
Many organizations struggle with innovation, but could it be that they’re just missing a few important steps? For many years, Canada has been shown to have difficulty translating investments in research...
The Conference Board of Canada | Recorded Webinar | September 2016
It’s one thing to manage diversity, but too few leaders understand the importance of tapping into the diverse talent of their workforce to increase performance. Despite strong initiatives in diversity...
The Conference Board of Canada | Recorded Webinar | September 2016