Canadian Human Resources Metrics Benchmarking
Build and refine your Human Resources practices for managing your teams. Understand the current business environment, and know what’s changing. Our data from across Canadian industries and regions will help you see where you excel and where you can grow.
Slowdown Strikes but Bright Spots Remain: Major City Insights
How much are higher interest rates and persistent inflation weighing on households and businesses in cities across Canada this year? Despite these pressures, which sectors of local economies continue to add jobs? We share our urban economic outlook, including local GDP, employment, and population growth.
Canadian Immigration Summit 2024
The Canadian Immigration Summit brings together thought leaders from the public, private, and non-profit sectors alongside newcomers to explore how we can strengthen our immigration system and help immigrants and their communities thrive, now and in the future.
Ottawa · May 15-16, 2024
Canadian Economics December 6, 2023
Household savings have dwindled since the start of the interest rate hikes. Since the Bank began raising interest rates in March 2022, household net savings have seen considerable pullback, dropping from approximately $112 billion in the first quarter of 2022 to $81 billion in the third quarter of 2023. This reflects households’ ongoing struggle of increased interest payments and high inflation.
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Canadian Economics December 1, 2023
Canada’s economy contracted 1.1 per cent (annualized) in the third quarter, following a downward revision of preliminary estimates by Statistics Canada. This result signals that excess demand in the economy is disappearing and explains the muted labour market performance over the last two months. We expect job creation to remain weak over coming months.
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Canadian Economics November 28, 2023
Led by diminished future job prospects, Quebec’s Index of Consumer Confidence fell 20.1-points in November. In October, the province announced planned increases to out-of-province tuition fees for students attending Quebec’s anglophone universities beginning in 2024, something which is likely contributing to the decline.
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