Human Resources

The Conference Board of Canada is a trusted source of evidence-based human capital research and development. Through a combination of timely and relevant data, insights, trends, analysis and peer-to-peer learning, we help leaders enhance their organizations’ strategic and competitive position as they develop and execute HR plans—and build the future of our country.

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Recent Reports

Fit for duty: Alcohol and drug testing in Canadian workplaces

More Canadians tried cannabis in 2019 than ever before. Beyond this, over half a million current cannabis users acknowledge they have consumed cannabis before or during work—an unsettling finding for those organizations operating in safety-sensitive environments.

Report—30 pages

Acting on the Cannabis Act

More than a year after receiving royal assent, the ripple effects of the Cannabis Act are still being felt. With the world watching, and without clear direction, Canadian businesses are leading the way forward by...

Report—32 pages

Looking Ahead: The Future of Retirement Savings and Pension Plans 

Pressing challenges such as shifting demographics and the rise of the gig economy are pushing human resources (HR) professionals to consider new ways of offering retirement savings and pension plans...

Report - 20 pages

Employee Benefits Benchmarking in Canada

Benchmark yourself against your peers on employer-sponsored benefits programs.

Report—116 pages

Legalized.  Now What?

After recreational cannabis legalization, we're learning how to navigate uncharted waters.


Building a Culture of Collaboration

Many organizations are changing their built environments to spur more collaboration yet…

Report—30 pages

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Featured Researcher

Monica Haberl

Senior Research Associate & Network Manager

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Custom Research

Human capital is an important investment. Stay ahead of the curve in this rapidly changing world.

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