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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

All on Board: Comparisons Around the World for Women’s Leadership

Legislative action is increasingly being used around the world to bring more women into the boardroom. Looking at the actions of peer countries helps us better understand international progress on women’s representation. These trends and insights can inform the decisions Canadian leaders need to make.

Online experience  |  8-min read
Focus Area—Inclusion

Uneven recovery: Provincial Outlook, Summer 2020

Outlook for Saskatchewan and New Brunswick 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
Focus Area—Canadian Economics

Inflation stalled at 0.1 per cent due to suppressed oil prices and weak demand for travel

Inflation inched up 0.1 per cent in August, matching its growth in the previous month. Suppressed oil prices and muted growth of transportation and other tourism-related prices were the main downward contributors to last month’s Consumer Price Index.

Quick take  |  2-min read
Focus Area—Canadian Economics