Economic Trends 

Photo looking up a skyscraperCanada’s Financial Services Sector
Toronto’s financial services sector is a major contributor to the local and national economy.

Photo of marathon runnersCan China Overcome the Burden of History?
Debate over China’s long-term growth path continues to rage.

Photo of the Canadian flagCanadian Month at a Glance
Employment stumbled slightly in November, but economic growth remains solid.

Organizational Performance 

Photo of figurines on a table with a red one leading the groupLeadership Development
With senior leaders nearing retirement, the need for leadership development has never been more important.

A photo of a woman and baby being threatened with a fistDomestic Violence in the Workplace
Introducing a domestic violence policy will help those suffering reach out for help.

Photo of two business people shaking hands and exchanging a fileStrategic Workforce Planning
Canadian employers need to prepare and plan for changing business and workforce landscape.

Public Policy 

Photo of patient sitting on a gurneyLean at Work
A look at the successful applications of Lean principles in Canada.

Photo of an apple, hand weights, and measuring tapeAméliorer les habitudes de vie
Le Québec peut réduire le fardeau économique des maladies chroniques.

Image of hands reaching for plated foodCanada’s Food Safety Performance
Canada earns top grades and ranks first in food safety performance.


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Photo of Satyamoorthy Kabilan speaking


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Jan 19Oil and Gas Summit 2015: Fundamentals, Financials, Prices, and Politics
Jan 19-20 | Calgary

Feb 4Public Sector HR 2015: Transformation, Innovation, and Performance
Feb 4-5 | Ottawa

Feb 18Cyber Security and Insider Threat: Effective Strategies for Defending Your Data and Organization
Feb 18-19 | Ottawa



Leading Indicator of Industry Profitability
November 2014, CBoC

Employment, Canada
November 2014, CANSIM

Help Wanted
October 2014, CBoC

Special Initiatives

Leadership Development

How Canada Performs
A Report Card on Canada—Assesses Canada’s quality of life compared to that of its peer countries.

Centre for Skills and Post-Secondary Education
The centre is a multi-year initiative to address the advanced skills and education challenges facing Canada today.

Centre for Business Innovation
This Centre is a five-year initiative to help bring about major improvements in firm-level business innovation in Canada.

Canadian Alliance for Sustainable Health Care
This Centre will provide insightful, forward-looking, quantitative analysis of the sustainability of the health-care system.

Centre for Food in Canada
Food impacts Canadians in an extraordinary range of ways. It affects our lives, our health, our jobs, and our economy.

Centre on Tax Analysis, Fiscal Incentives, and Competitiveness
This Centre provides credible, leading-edge quantitative research on all aspects of the Canadian system of taxation and fiscal incentives.

L’Institut du Québec
Est le fruit d’un partenariat entre le Conference Board du Canada et HEC Montréal visant à fournir au Québec des solutions novatrices.

Centre for the North
This Centre is part of the Northern and Aboriginal policy group that provides insights and research into Northern and Aboriginal challenges and issues.

Saskatchewan Institute
This Institute is a multi-year initiative that will focus exclusively on issues relevant to Saskatchewan.

Global Commerce Centre
The Centre helps leaders respond effectively to the rapidly changing global business operating environment.

National Immigration Centre
The Centre is a multi-year initiative to develop a national immigration action plan to help improve Canada’s immigration system.

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.

Professional Development Institute

Premier education destination 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.