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Jul 09, 2015, 09:00 ET

Growth in Canada's telecommunications restrained by affordability

Industry's GDP will grow less than one per cent this year OTTAWA, July 9, 2015 /CNW/ - Sharp price increases, changing consumption habits and...

Jul 08, 2015, 09:00 ET

Wood Products Industry Revenues Rooted In Growth For 2015

OTTAWA, July 8, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - Canada's wood products industry is benefiting from the ongoing recovery in the U.S. housing and a weaker...

Jul 07, 2015, 08:00 ET

Elimination of tariffs under CETA to add $1.4 billion to Canadian goods exports to Europe by 2022

Industries such as agriculture, food and beverage, and chemicals likely to see the greatest export gains from tariff elimination OTTAWA,...

Jun 24, 2015, 09:00 ET

Canada's Auto Industry Driving Towards Increased Profits

Parts producers also see increased profits this year - A weaker loonie will increase Canadian auto makers' profits to $2.3 billion this...

May 28, 2015, 08:00 ET

Ontario's economic outlook remains bright despite slow start to 2015

Setbacks expected to be temporary OTTAWA, May 28, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - Reminiscent of last year, the Ontario economy got off to a slow start...

May 22, 2015, 09:00 ET

Prevalence of poor mental health is higher in the workplace than in general population

Higher impact from interventions needed OTTAWA, May 22, 2015 /CNW/ - A Conference Board of Canada profile of mental health in Canada reveals that...

May 14, 2015, 07:00 ET

Reversal of Economic Fortune for Canadian Cities

Long-standing economic leaders Calgary and Edmonton face recession in 2015 OTTAWA, May 14, 2015 /CNW/ - Toronto, Vancouver, Halifax will...

May 07, 2015, 09:00 ET

Getting a move on is more likely in an encouraging environment

Surroundings, incentives and ability to influence how and how much Canadians move OTTAWA, May 7, 2015 /CNW/...

Apr 30, 2015, 09:00 ET

Lower Oil Prices Boost Prospects for Global Economic Growth

HIGHLIGHTS - World economy is forecast to expand by close to 3 per cent this year and 3.2 per cent in 2016. - Most of the world's...

Apr 29, 2015, 09:00 ET

A resilient and prosperous North remains an important driver of Canada's economy and society

Investments in Aboriginal youth, critical infrastructure, and governance are priorities HIGHLIGHTS - Resilient Northern communities...

Apr 28, 2015, 09:00 ET

Canadian consumer confidence declines in April

OTTAWA, April 28, 2015 /CNW/ - Following a rebound in March, The Conference Board of Canada's Index of Consumer Confidence fell 13.6 points to 94.7...

Apr 17, 2015, 08:00 ET

Federal budget primer: lower oil prices weigh down Canada's economic growth

Federal government to remain in the black despite weaker revenue outlook OTTAWA, April 17, 2015 /CNW/ - Plummeting oil prices are having a...

Apr 16, 2015, 08:30 ET

Newfoundland and Labrador needs more than oil sector for economic prosperity

OTTAWA, April 16, 2015 /CNW/ - Newfoundland and Labrador has experienced tremendous economic and productivity growth over the past 15 years. But,...

Apr 15, 2015, 09:00 ET

Condition Critical - Canada's Health Care Services Need Support for Senior Care

OTTAWA, April 15, 2015 /CNW/ - Health care services in Canada will come under strain with an aging population with chronic and degenerative...

Apr 09, 2015, 08:00 ET

Medical tourism - a healthy alternative or a bitter pill?

HIGHLIGHTS   - Worldwide interest in medical tourism, by individuals seeking medical care and countries looking to provide such care,...

Apr 08, 2015, 11:14 ET

Conference Board of Canada spotlight on health April and May

OTTAWA, April 8, 2015 /CNW/ - From senior care in Canada to medical tourism, The Conference Board of Canada will be releasing a number of...

Mar 25, 2015, 09:00 ET

Canada's Oil Industry to Lose Money and Jobs in 2015

OTTAWA, March 25, 2015 /CNW/ - The collapse of oil prices in the second half of 2014 will take a bite out of the Canadian oil industry's finances....

Mar 23, 2015, 09:00 ET

From Minerals To Mindshare - Canada Needs To Expand And Diversify Exports To Remain Competitive In Asia Export Market

HIGHLIGHTS - Canada's exports to Asia have skyrocketed over the past decade, making it Canada's second-most important trading partner....

Mar 17, 2015, 09:00 ET

Canadian Gas Industry Faces Another Year Of Low Prices And Declining Market Share

Industry revenues expected to decline by more than 39 per cent in 2015 OTTAWA, March 17, 2015 /CNW/ - The outlook for the Canadian gas extraction...

Mar 13, 2015, 09:00 ET

More Aboriginal Nurses are Needed in Aboriginal Communities

OTTAWA, March 13, 2015 /CNW/ - Aboriginal nurses play a critical role in improving health and wellness in Aboriginal communities. Yet, despite...