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

Provincial 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, the weak start means that Canada’s overall economic growth will be just 1.4 per cent this year.

Report—22 pages

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Metropolitan Outlook 2

Economic growth remained sluggish in the first quarter of 2019, with real GDP growing by a meagre 0.4 per cent at annual rates. A key area of weakness was new home construction, which...

Report—292 pages

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 economic forecast: summer 2019

Despite the slow growth, the economy is expected to post one of its strongest job gains on record this year, while tight labour markets are resulting in strong wage growth.

Report—138 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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