Treading Water: Canada is Gradually Losing its Competitive Edge

The Conference Board of Canada, 8 pages, September 7, 2011
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This briefing provides an overview of the World Economic Forum’s 2011–2012 Global Competitiveness Index rankings. It examines Canada’s current competitiveness, and highlights several obstacles that prevent Canada from becoming a more competitive and productive country.

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The Conference Board of Canada is pleased to be the Canadian Partner Institute at the World Economic Forum’s (WEF) Centre for Global Competitiveness and Performance. The Board is also pleased to present Treading Water: Canada Is Gradually Losing Its Competitive Edge to its member organizations. Designed to provide a Canadian perspective on the findings of the WEF’s Global Competitiveness Report 2011–2012, this briefing provides an overview of the Global Competitiveness Index rankings, examines the underpinnings of Canada’s competitiveness, and draws attention to several obstacles that prevent Canada from becoming a more competitive and productive country.

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