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Upcoming Events

Compensation Planning Outlook Webinar for 2021

Webinar: Oct 21 @ 2:00 p.m. EST

Better Workplace Virtual Conference

Conference: Oct 26–30  |  Virtual

Strategic Foresight Workshop

Workshop: Nov 3–19  |  Virtual

Mental Health in the Capital

Conference: Mar 31, 2021  |  Ottawa

Canadian Immigration Summit 2021

Summit: May 26–27, 2021  |  Ottawa

Latest Research

Participate in our latest survey: Job Transitions

Employment in Canada is going to look different in the future. The types of education, abilities, skills, and experiences that employers seek are evolving amid a confluence of forces reshaping the nature of work around the world. The Conference Board of Canada in partnership with the Future Skills Centre is formulating a job transitions database that will provide different stakeholders with a unique tool for labour market planning.

Complete the survey  |  5–10 min
Deadline—October 6, 2020

Canadian Outlook Autumn 2020: COVID-19 and Uncertainty to Flatten the Curve of Economic Recovery

Canada’s economy bounced back in recent months following the economic plunge sparked by the COVID-related shutdown in March and April. The quick rebound is good news, but a gaping chasm remains to be closed before Canada’s economy is back to normal. We expect localized closures and a retrenchment in some segments to hold back the pace of recovery into mid-2021.

Online experience  |  2-min read
September 30, 2020
Focus Area—Canadian Economics

Provincial Outlook Summer 2020

More Outlooks are now available. As COVID-19 spread throughout the world, countries mandated lockdowns to slow the transmission of the disease—economic activity ground to a halt. The pandemic-led shutdown in Canada produced a deep and synchronized impact on economic activity across all provinces in March and April.

Impact paper  |  25-min read
September 29, 2020
Focus Area—Canadian Economics

Compensation Planning Outlook 2021

The 2021 edition of the Compensation Planning Outlook provides the key take-aways from our annual compensation survey and forecast.

Online experience  |  1-min read
September 29, 2020
Focus Area—Human Resources