Economics 

Canada’s Banking and Insurance Industries Report
Canada’s banking industry is facing challenges from a housing market slowdown.

Residential and Non-Residential Construction Report
Residential industry is forecasting a small contraction.

Ontario Budget 2018 Report
Budget 2018 contains some substantial spending initiatives. While socially admirable, the plan is fiscally risky.

Le budget du Québec 2018 Rapport
Le gouvernement québécois ouvre les vannes grâce à une bonne performance économique.

Organizational Performance 

Evidence-Based HR Report
Benchmark of Canadian organizations' use of HR analytics.

Absence and Disability Management Report
Canadian employers are preparing for increases in employee medical leaves.

Business Case for Accessible Work Environments Report
Accessible places allow people with physical disabilities to participate fully in the workforce.

Learning and Development Outlook Report
Organizations’ spending on learning and development has been increasing since late 2010.

Public Policy

Blockchain Summit Event
Seizing the opportunity of “The Internet of Value.”

Canada’s Immigration Plan Blog
The number of immigrants welcomed is not as important as what we do with them.

International Students in Canada Op-Ed
A look at why Canada is experiencing a huge surge in its international student population.

Early Childhood Education in Canada Report
Expanding early childhood education yields significant economic and societal benefits.

Interview

Sabrina Bond joined CBC’s On the Money to discuss the outlook for Canada’s airline industry. (April 19)

Interview

 

Michael Burt discusses the outlook for Canada’s banking industry in 2018. (April 16)

Announcement

Dr. Susan Black

Dr. Susan Black has been selected as the next President and Chief Executive Officer of The Conference Board of Canada. She will assume her new role on May 1, 2018. (March 22)


Data

Consumer Confidence
Mar 2018, CBoC
5.0

Leading Indicator of Industry Profitability
Feb 2018, CBoC
0.08

Employment, Canada
Feb 2018, CANSIM
15,000

Leadership Development

The Directors College
Canada’s gold standard in board director education, leading to a McMaster University designation.

The Niagara Institute
High-impact leadership development solutions for individuals, teams, and organizations.

Courses and Workshops

Delivering first class learning opportunities such as courses and workshops for business and government professionals to develop new skills, improve their job performance, and advance their careers.

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