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Retail sales rise in July, but volumes flat

Today’s Statistics Canada release showed retail sales increased in July. This was the first advance in three months following contractions in May and in June. Sales rose in most subsectors, with motor vehicles and parts dealers posting...

Canadian economics
Blog—5 min read

The economic impact of family owned enterprises in Canada

Family-owned enterprises are a critical component of the Canadian economy. Drawing on the latest data from Statistics Canada, family-owned enterprises account for 63.1 per cent of all private sector firms in the Canadian economy and generated 48.9 per cent of Canada’s real GDP in the private sector....

Canadian economics
Report—29 pages

Compensation planning outlook 2020—A sneak preview

A sneak preview on compensation plans for 2020. Get key findings based on survey data provided by organizations across Canada. Preparing you for compensation plans for 2020.

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Diversity vs. inclusion: What’s the difference?

How organizations are thinking about diversity is shifting. A narrative that only focuses on building a diverse organization is insufficient. For organizations to see real impact on their company culture, ability to innovate, and bottom line, they must not only have a diverse workforce, but support them through strategic inclusion efforts.

Human Resources
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