Economics 

Canadian Outlook Economic Forecast Report
Real GDP will grow by 3.1 per cent in 2017 before returning to 2.0 per cent in 2018.

Canada’s Retail Sector Report
With spending upon us, the Canadian retail sector as a whole can expect to see strong sales growth this year.

Index of Consumer Confidence Report
Strong labour market growth in the country pushed the Index to 121.1 in November.

Calgary’s Olympic Bid Blog
Evaluating the economic impacts of Calgary’s Olympic bid.

Organizational Performance 

Automation and Skills Development Blog
In a time of robots, educators must invest in emotional labour.

Financial Wellness in Canada Report
Helping employees with personal financial wellness may improve workplace productivity.

Compensation Planning Outlook 2018 Report
Despite stronger economy, workers can expect only modest salary increases in 2018.

Skills and Post-Secondary Education Summit Event
Addressing the advanced skills, education, and competitiveness challenges facing Canada today.

Public Policy

Long-Term Care in Canada Report
Demand for long-term care beds in Canada could nearly double in little more than 15 years.

Eventful Year in Immigration Blog
Recent developments in Canada’s immigration system will have lasting impacts on Canada.

Balance Calories Initiative Report
Canada on track to meet 20 per cent reduction target in calories consumed from beverages.

Health Care and the Free Market Blog
Can health care and the free market coexist?

Video

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This video examines the role of employers in helping their employees achieve financial wellness. (December 6)

Infographics

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These infographics examine the cost of lost productivity due to anxiety and depression within each segment of Canada’s working population.

Interview

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Marie-Christine Bernard  joined BNN to discuss whether Ontario can afford the pledges made in the province's economic update. (November 15)


Data

Leading Indicator of Industry Profitability
Nov 2017, CBoC
0.56

Consumer Confidence
Nov 2017, CBoC
4.4

Employment, Canada
Oct 2017, CANSIM
35,000

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

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.

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