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Image of report coverFlood Recovery in High River: Themes and Directions

(Report, 57 pages, October 2015)
This review identifies themes and directions for consideration and further study as well as individual lessons and ideas from High River’s experience resulting from the 2013 Southern Alberta floods.

Image of report coverThe Road to Recovery: The City of Calgary and the 2013 Flood

(Report, 92 pages, July 2015)
This report provides The City of Calgary with an independent assessment of its Recovery Operations Centre and how it managed the overall municipal recovery efforts after the 2013 flood.

Image of report coverThe Response That Was #BostonStrong: Insights From the 2013 Boston Marathon Bombings

(Briefing, 48 pages, June 2015)
This briefing examines the results of the Conference Board’s Centre for National Security study tour to Boston to learn from those who responded to the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing.


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Beyond Technology: Risk, Regulation, and Building Trust in the Digital Age

Greater connectivity brings greater opportunity but also greater risk. Potential vulnerabilities have moved up the risk agenda of companies across the globe, including in Europe.

Briefing | 10 pages | February 2017 | The Conference Board, Inc.

The State of Information and Intelligence Sharing in Canada

The briefing explores the public-private sector information- and intelligence-sharing relationship, identifies sharing obstacles and challenges, and makes recommendations to improve information and intelligence sharing in Canada.

Briefing | 31 pages | January 2017 | Ruben Vroegop | The Conference Board of Canada

L’échange d’informations et de renseignements au Canada

Dans cette note de recherche, on examine l’échange d’informations et de renseignements entre les secteurs public et privé, recense les facteurs qui y font obstacle ou le compliquent, et formule des recommandations visant à améliorer l’échange d’informations et de renseignements au Canada.

Résumé | 33 pages | January 2017 | Ruben Vroegop | Le Conference Board du Canada

Taking Cyber Security to the Board: Promising Practices for Improving Board Engagement and Performance in Cyber Security

Cyber security is a systemic risk to any business, but many board members lack the literacy in cyber security that they need to oversee this risk. This report provides a three-stage developmental approach to improving board competence in this area.

Briefing | 30 pages | December 2016 | Micah Clark | The Conference Board of Canada

Conseils d’administration et cybersécurité : Pratiques prometteuses pour améliorer leur engagement et leurs résultats en la matière

La cybersécurité représente pour toute entreprise un risque systémique, mais beaucoup de membres de conseil n’ont pas les connaissances voulues pour le surveiller. Ce rapport propose une approche structurée en trois étapes pour améliorer les compétences des conseils dans ce domaine.

Résumé | 33 pages | December 2016 | Micah Clark | Le Conference Board du Canada

Exploring Canada’s Top Privacy Challenges: Summary Report of the Canadian Privacy Summit 2016

This report provides information and insights on stakeholder positions concerning the legislative environment for privacy and data, and other emerging privacy issues, as expressed at the Canadian Privacy Summit 2016.

Report | 75 pages | August 2016 | Alison Howard, Mark Robbins | The Conference Board of Canada

Les grands défis de la protection de la vie privée au Canada : Rapport sommaire du Sommet canadien sur la protection de la vie privée 2016

Le présent rapport fournit un aperçu et une analyse des positions adoptées par les intervenants du Sommet canadien sur la protection de la vie privée 2016 concernant la législation sur la vie privée et les renseignements personnels ainsi que d’autres nouveaux enjeux en la matière.  Cette publication comprend un résumé en français, suivi d'une version anglaise du rapport intégral.

Rapport | 80 pages | August 2016 | Alison Howard, Mark Robbins | Le Conference Board du Canada

Private Matters: Regulating Privacy in Canada, the European Union and the United States

Canadian firms and public decision-makers need to understand the fundamentals of privacy compliance in Canada and its closest trade partners. This briefing brings interested parties up to speed on regulatory trends in Canada, the U.S., and the EU.

Briefing | 24 pages | May 2016 | Micah Clark | The Conference Board of Canada

Le respect de la confidentialité : Réglementer la protection de la vie privée au Canada, aux États-Unis et dans l’UE

Les entreprises et les décideurs publics ont intérêt à comprendre les fondements de la protection de la vie privée au Canada et chez leurs principaux partenaires commerciaux. Cette note de recherche fait le point sur l’évolution de la réglementation au Canada, aux États-Unis et dans l’Union européenne. Cette publication comprend un résumé en français, suivi d'une version anglaise du rapport intégral.

Résumé | 4 pages | May 2016 | Micah Clark | Le Conference Board du Canada

Spontaneous Volunteers: Community Participation in Disaster Response and Recovery

As surely as disasters and emergencies happen, citizens will try to help in any way they can. This briefing explores the opportunities and challenges presented by spontaneous volunteerism in disaster response and recovery.

Briefing | 54 pages | April 2016 | Micah Clark | The Conference Board of Canada

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