News from conference board of canada

Jul 15, 2014, 09:18 ET

Health care sustainability more than a fiscal matter

OTTAWA, July 15, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Rising health care costs, which currently account for almost half of provincial budgets, threaten the...

Jul 14, 2014, 08:00 ET

Employers missing out: skilled workers with disabilities being overlooked

Workers with disabilities provide significant benefits to business OTTAWA, July 14, 2014 /CNW/ - Employers consistently overlook a...

Jul 10, 2014, 09:00 ET

Restriction on insecticide could be costly to Ontario grain farmers

Potential regulatory changes could limit corn and soybean output and cost Ontario's economy OTTAWA, July 10, 2014 /CNW/ - Restricting the use...

Jul 02, 2014, 18:41 ET

Forewarned and Forearmed: City of Calgary Response to 2013 Flood

City's response and recovery efforts reveal best practices OTTAWA, July 2, 2014 /CNW/ - Emergency Preparedness, training, working with media, and...

Jun 26, 2014, 12:00 ET

Economic impact of Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion Project flows across Canada

Employment benefits concentrated in British Columbia OTTAWA, June 26, 2014 /CNW/ - The Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion Project would generate...

Jun 26, 2014, 08:04 ET

Canada earns good grades on Education and Skills report card: provincial results are mixed

Canada is an overall "B" performer, as are B.C., Ontario and Alberta OTTAWA, June 26, 2014 /CNW/ - Just as students are getting their year-end...

Jun 24, 2014, 09:09 ET

Businesses Owned by Recent Immigrants More Likely to Export to the US and Beyond

Immigrant exporters that compete on innovation rather than price represent best exporting potential beyond US OTTAWA, June 24, 2014 /CNW/ -...

Jun 18, 2014, 08:59 ET

Aerospace industry looking to catch Global upswing

OTTAWA, June 18, 2014 /CNW/ - While the Canadian aerospace industry experienced mixed results in 2013, rising global aircraft demand should lead...

Jun 17, 2014, 08:57 ET

Change is in the air among provincial economies

Alberta to post strongest GDP growth; Manitoba and B.C. to surpass Saskatchewan this year OTTAWA, June 17, 2014 /CNW/ - Western Canada can...

Jun 16, 2014, 08:00 ET

Auto Industry Shifts Into High Gear In 2014

Auto makers and parts manufacturers expected to post strong profit growth thanks to rising demand OTTAWA, June 16, 2014 /CNW/ - Booming vehicle...

Feb 10, 2014, 09:19 ET

Most Canadian firms failing to effectively measure and manage innovation

Companies hampering their growth Link to publication: http://www.conferenceboard.ca/e-library/abstract.aspx?did=5884 OTTAWA, Feb. 10, 2014...

Jan 31, 2014, 09:57 ET

New Conference Board economic indicator shows Canadian economy not yet at take-off speed

Leading Index projects tepid economic growth through the next six months Link to publication:...

Jan 30, 2014, 08:32 ET

Stronger growth forecast for U.S. economy in 2014

Global economy also expected to perform better next year OTTAWA, Jan. 30, 2014 /CNW/ - The U.S. economy is finally expected to break out of the...

Dec 19, 2013, 10:28 ET

Young women face barriers to workplace advancement

Conference Board study finds "unconscious bias" leads to young women being underestimated and overlooked Link to publication:...

Dec 17, 2013, 09:00 ET

Trucking industry accelerates, taxicabs stuck in low gear

Taxicab service remains tightly-controlled even at times of high demand, such as the holiday season Link to publication:...

Dec 11, 2013, 06:00 ET

Volatile collective bargaining expected in the public sector in 2014

Labour movement in Canada at a crossroads Link to publication: http://www.conferenceboard.ca/e-library/abstract.aspx?did=5906 News release...

Dec 09, 2013, 09:06 ET

Better days ahead for most provincial economies in 2014

OTTAWA, Dec. 9, 2013 /CNW/ - Over the past few years, we have seen a two-tiered economy in Canada, in which resource-rich Saskatchewan, Alberta,...

Dec 05, 2013, 08:00 ET

Export growth the key to capitalize on rising global fish and seafood demand

A fully sustainable fisheries and aquaculture sector goes from fin to fork OTTAWA, Dec. 5, 2013 /CNW/ - Canada's commercial fisheries,...

Nov 27, 2013, 08:30 ET

Economic growth in Canada to pick up thanks to exports

Federal government on track to balance the budget, but work still needs to be done OTTAWA, Nov. 27, 2013 /CNW/ - Following subpar growth in 2012...

Nov 05, 2013, 09:00 ET

Beer industry boosts the Canadian economy

44 cents of every dollar spent on beer goes to government in taxes OTTAWA, Nov. 5, 2013 /CNW/ - Every dollar that Canadians spend on beer...

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