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What the Legalization of Cannabis Means for Canadian Employers

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The New NAFTA Insights
The USMCA provides no reason to get sour about milk.

U.S. Economy Blog
With real GDP growth at 4.2 per cent in the second quarter of this year, is the U.S. on the verge of an economic boom?

Difficult Road to Trade Diversification Op-Ed
Examining five key elements to greater trade diversification for Canada.

The Quick Take Insights
On-the-spot analysis on key developments involving and impacting the Canadian economy.

Organizational Performance 

Still Hazy after October 17? Blog
Considerations for employers post cannabis legalization.

Reorganizing the Workspace Blog
Are there consequences to the drive to increase collaborative spaces in the office?

Driving Employee Engagement From the Middle Report
Organizations may be missing out on an opportunity to optimize their engagement strategies.

Informal Learning in the Workplace Report
Informal learning has become the dominant method for workplace learning in Canada.

Public Policy

Hurricane Response and Recovery Blog
What lessons can be learned from past hurricane response and recovery efforts?

Clinician Engagement Report
Driving value-based health care through clinician engagement.

Ottawa–Gatineau’s Tornadoes Emergency Response Blog
Three things the cities of Ottawa and Gatineau did really well during the tornado response.

Call for Participants Survey
The Skills for a Prosperous Alberta: 2018 Employer Survey examines which are essential to the current and future economy.


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Our new infographics examine how global trade and FDI has changed over the years and how Canada can secure FDI in this new environment.


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With global liquefying capacity projected to increase rapidly over the next few years, Canada has a small window of opportunity to enter the market.


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October 17 is just around the corner. This infographic examines what the legalization of cannabis means for Canadian employers.


Leading Indicator of Industry Profitability
September 2018, CBoC

Consumer Confidence
September 2018, CBoC

Employment, Canada
August 2018, CANSIM

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