Economic Trends 

Photo of the Canadian flagCanadian Month at a Glance
Canada saw a surge in employment in September with more than 74,000 jobs added to the economy.

Photo of Manitoba's provincial flagExamining Fiscal Incentives
The right fiscal incentives would improve productivity performance and economic growth prospects in Canada.

An image of a bar chart with bars of varying heightsIntergenerational Income Inequality
Age rather than gender is becoming the new income divide in Canada.

Organizational Performance 

Photo of a mature businessman with a hand raised near his foreheadDementia: Coming to a Workplace Near You
With age the primary risk factor, it’s only a matter of time until dementia impacts workplaces.

Photo of graduation cap and diplomaAre Students Listening?
Despite beliefs to the contrary, students are hearing the market and media signals about high demand fields.

Photo of an empty chair at a work stationCurbing Work Absences
Implementing effective disability management programs can help curb work absences.

Public Policy 

Photo of doctors and nurses standing in a rowRight Care, Right Time, Right Cost
Collaborative health programs need to anticipate and respond to population needs.

Photo of contemplative senior womanFunding Health Care in Retirement
Canadians look through different pockets to fund health care in retirement

Photo of an elderly woman with a walker helped by a nurseSenior Care in Canada
Senior care looks different today than it was in the 1970s and much is sure to change in the next 10 to 20 years.


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Oct 20Benefits and Disability Management 2014
Oct 20-21 | Toronto

Oct 23Health Summit 2014: Aging, Chronic Disease, and Wellness
Oct 23-24 | Toronto

Oct 28Compensation Outlook Breakfast
Oct 28 | Ottawa



Employment, Canada
October 2014, CANSIM

Leading Indicator of Industry Profitability
September 2014, CBoC

Help Wanted
September 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.

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 imrpove Canada's immigration systems.

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.