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Conference: Mar 30–Apr 1, 2021  |  Virtual

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Latest Research

Uneven recovery across Canadian cities: Major City Insights

Life in cities across the country is on pause. Canadian cities are still attempting to control a second wave of COVID-19. And while all areas and industries are feeling the impact, some are being hit harder than others.

Online experience  |  4-min read/city
February 26, 2021
Focus Area—Canadian Economics

Labour Relations Outlook 2021

How do you bargain during a pandemic? This outlook informs labour leaders, management, and policy-makers about 2021’s unique negotiating environment and the issues that will shape it. Part 1 provides an overview of the collective bargaining conditions that unions and employers can expect to face, as well as the data needed to help inform your negotiating decisions.

Online experience  |  8-min read
February 23, 2021
Focus Area—Human Resources

Santa delivers coal as retail sales fall in December

Today’s Statistics Canada release showed that retail sales fell in December, posting their largest decline since April of last year. With provincial governments implementing more stringent lockdown measures throughout the month, the results are hardly surprising. And given that restrictions have mostly remained in place since December, it is likely that retailers continued to be hit hard by the pandemic during the first two months of 2021.

Quick take  |  2-min read
February 19, 2021
Focus Area—Canadian Economics

Tech Checkup Survey: Strategic Risk and Emergency Management

The COVID-19 pandemic has introduced fundamental changes to how businesses operate. This survey attempts to capture how companies have adapted their risk mitigation and emergency management strategies—and the accompanying shifts in technology.

Survey  |  Deadline: March 12, 2021
Focus Area—Innovation & Technology