Why Is Canada Rich While Other Countries Aren’t? Blog
Canada’s success has been a confluence of luck, resources, institutions, and policies.

Metro Housing Starts: September 2017 report
Expectations turn negative for both short- and long-term housing starts in Toronto.

Canadian Economic Month at a Glance Report
The economy is experiencing some of the strongest growth since before the financial crisis.

NAFTA and the Digital Economy Blog
The NAFTA talks provide an opportunity to address and assert Canada’s needs.

Organizational Performance 

Call for Participants Survey
Do you have a PhD? If so, we want to hear from you in this quick survey.

Compensation Planning Outlook: Preview Report
The average pay increase for non-unionized workers is projected to be 2.4 per cent.

Rethinking Public Sector HR Briefing
Organizations need to refresh their brand to be more attractive to millennials and Gen Z’s.

Skills for Future Success Blog
Insights from the Expert Panel on Youth Employment.

Public Policy

Funding Models for Physican Assistants Report
Lack of sustainable funding a barrier to physician assistant employment in Canada.

Renewable Fuel Standards report
Renewable fuel standards can help ethanol play a greater role in reducing GHG emissions

Our Land, Our Future Event
Join us for the National Summit on Indigenous Youth and Natural Resource Development.

Expanding the Victim Definition Blog
Broadening the definition of victims of terrorism could help build resilience.


Craig Alexander being interviewed

Craig Alexander joins a panel discussion on TVO's The Agenda with Steve Paikin to "take the economic temperature" of Ontario. (September 20)



The September Insights newsletter is now available. Read the economic outlook for the territories, how Canada can reduce its energy consumption, and more. (September 6)


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Louis Thériault discusses the significant investment required to reach Canada’s GHG emissions reduction target in this interview with BNN. (September 6)


Employment, Canada
Aug 2017, CANSIM

Leading Indicator of Industry Profitability
Aug 2017, CBoC

Consumer Confidence
Aug 2017, CBoC

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

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