Canadian Economics

The Conference Board of Canada is the country’s largest private economic analysis and forecasting unit. Key services include medium- and long-term outlooks on the national, provincial/territorial, metropolitan, and industrial economies, as well as custom economic analysis and forecasting for our clients. We are here to help leaders cut through the noise and make informed decisions to build the Canada of tomorrow.

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Recent Reports

World Outlook Summer 2019

Global economic growth has passed its peak and is slowly transitioning to a weaker pace after being on an upward trajectory for about two years.

Report—23 pages

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Canadian Outlook Executive Summary: Summer 2019

The economy got off to a poor start in 2019 as the trade sector took a toll on economic growth. While growth is expected to pick up throughout the rest of the year...

Report—20 pages

Territorial outlook economic forecast

The setting in which the territorial economies find themselves today is one of a more sluggish Canadian economy due to a big contraction in exports and residential investment…

Report—75 pages

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Canadian Industrial Outlook: Residential Construction—Summer 2019

The residential construction sector has not been immune to the implementation of stress tests on both insured and uninsured mortgages over the past three years. 

Report—12 pages

Economic Case for Investing in Education

Education is often applauded for the individual-level benefits that it provides. From a macroeconomic perspective, educational services are also an important contributor to the economy.

Report—30 pages


There's a number of changes to Canadian trade agreements introduced in CUSMA, this report provides you with the overview and the potential implications for Canada.

Report—48 pages

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