Research by Michael Burt

Michael Burt

Michael Burt, Vice President
Michael Burt is a Vice President at The Conference Board of Canada and leads our Education & Skills and Economic Forecasting knowledge areas. He is also the executive lead for the work CBoC does with the Future Skills Centre. In his role, Michael oversees the convening and research activities

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This report examines how the financial services sector supports small and medium-sized enterprises in Canada; considers the sector’s international trade and investment performance;...
The Conference Board of Canada | 73 pages | November 2017 | by Richard Forbes, Michael Burt
Ce rapport traite de la contribution du secteur des services financiers à la prospérité des petites et moyennes entreprises au Canada, examine sa performance en matière de commerce...
Le Conference Board du Canada | 78 pages | November 2017 | by Richard Forbes, Michael Burt
The strength of the Canadian economy is providing a boost to the banking sector, which has already enjoyed several strong years. The insurance sector has also had a strong run...
The Conference Board of Canada | Recorded Webinar | November 2017 | by Michael Burt, Richard Forbes
Many of Canada’s business services industries have been negatively affected by weakness in the energy sector and economy over the past two years. But improving business confidence,...
The Conference Board of Canada | Recorded Webinar | September 2017 | by Michael Burt
This briefing looks at the important role of temporary foreign workers (TFWs) in alleviating critical labour shortages in Canada’s agriculture sector and proposes an alternative...
The Conference Board of Canada | 26 pages | December 2016 | by Michael Burt, Robert Meyer-Robinson
Cette note de recherche traite du rôle déterminant que jouent les travailleurs étrangers temporaires (TET) pour combler en partie les graves pénuries de main-d’œuvre dans le secteur...
Le Conference Board du Canada | 30 pages | December 2016 | by Michael Burt, Robert Meyer-Robinson
The objective of this study is to understand how future oil price movements can impact Canada’s economic and fiscal performance. Whatever the future path of oil prices, Canada’s...
The Conference Board of Canada | 82 pages | August 2016 | by Todd A. Crawford, Michael Burt, Carlos A. Murillo
This report assesses the economic and government revenue impacts associated with the Trans Mountain Expansion Project, which would nearly triple the capacity of the existing Trans...
The Conference Board of Canada | 81 pages | June 2014 | by Michael Burt, Todd A. Crawford
Hundreds of billions are expected to be invested in Canada’s oil sands in the next 25 years. This reports reveals how Canada’s regions will likely benefit from the economic opportunities.
The Conference Board of Canada | 83 pages | October 2012 | by Alan Arcand, Michael Burt, Todd A. Crawford
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