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Feb 27, 2015, 09:00 ET

Investment in GHG Emissions-Reduction Technology Generates Employment and Economic Growth

OTTAWA, Feb. 27, 2015 /CNW/ - Investments in Greenhouse Gases (GHG) emissions-reduction technology that were funded, in part, by the Climate...

Feb 24, 2015, 09:00 ET

Bullying: Moving Out Of The Schoolyard And Into The Workplace Employers must be prepared to address this issue proactively

OTTAWA, Feb. 24, 2015 /CNW/ - Recent high-profile corporate bullying cases have shone a light on this distressing behaviour in Canadian workplaces....

Feb 23, 2015, 08:00 ET

Economic outlook positions Ontario as one of the growth leaders

Mixed performances across the country as the swift correction in oil prices changes economic outlook OTTAWA, Feb. 23, 2015 /CNW/ - The sudden...

Feb 17, 2015, 09:10 ET

Canadian employers lower salary increases amid economic uncertainty

OTTAWA, Feb. 17, 2015 /CNW/ - Against a backdrop of falling oil prices and regional economic uncertainty, many Canadian organizations have lowered...

Feb 12, 2015, 06:00 ET

British Columbia and Ontario rank among top international performers in health report card

Canada ranks 8th among 16 peer countries. Seven of the provinces and territories get a "D" or worse. OTTAWA, Feb. 12, 2015 /CNW/ - British...

Feb 09, 2015, 08:30 ET

Canadian economic growth slides with decline in oil prices

Conference Board of Canada downgrades growth forecast OTTAWA, Feb. 9, 2015 /CNW/ - Canada's economy is expected to grow by just 1.9 per cent...

Feb 05, 2015, 13:00 ET

British Columbia Economy Losing Billions Due to Skills Shortage

OTTAWA, Feb. 5, 2015 /CNW/ - British Columbia is losing out on as much as $4.7 billion in economic activity and $616 million in provincial tax...

Feb 04, 2015, 09:00 ET

Conference Board of Canada named one of the National Capital Region's Top Employers for 2015

OTTAWA, Feb. 4, 2015 /CNW/ - The Conference Board of Canada has been selected as one of the National Capital Region's Top Employers for 2015. This...

Jan 29, 2015, 09:00 ET

World economy to expand due to strength of U.S. economy

OTTAWA, Jan. 29, 2015 /CNW/ - Even with the majority of regions in the global economy underperforming for the third consecutive year, the world...

Jan 22, 2015, 09:00 ET

Changing lanes - preparing for automated vehicles - New vision for transportation infrastructure and investment is needed

OTTAWA, Jan. 22, 2015 /CNW/ - As automated vehicles (AVs) merge with traditional vehicles and increase their visibility on our roadways, motorists...

Jan 21, 2015, 06:00 ET

Shifting gears - Preparing for automated vehicles

Self-driving cars to be on the roads by 2020-25 OTTAWA, Jan. 21, 2015 /CNW/ -Buckle up and get ready for the next big thing. Automated vehicles...

Jan 20, 2015, 10:00 ET

Regional shakeup: lower oil prices will have sharply differing effects on Canada's regions

Alberta could slip into recession. CALGARY, Jan. 20, 2015 /CNW/ - Canada's economy will suffer from the shock of tumbling oil prices this...

Jan 13, 2015, 09:00 ET

Productive Negotiations Expected in 2015 Amid Modest Economic Growth

OTTAWA, Jan. 13, 2015 /CNW/ - Modest economic growth will likely constrain demands at collective bargaining tables across the country this year,...

Jan 09, 2015, 10:59 ET

Media Availability - Conference Board of Canada Available to Comment on Combating Violent Extremism

OTTAWA, Jan. 9, 2015 /CNW/ - Satyamoorthy Kabilan, Director, National Security and Strategic Foresight, The Conference Board of Canada, is...

Dec 22, 2014, 10:05 ET

Canadians can plan better to respond and recover from weather-related emergencies

OTTAWA, Dec. 22, 2014 /CNW/ - Lessons in emergency response and recovery learned in the wake of Hurricane Sandy can be very relevant to...

Dec 19, 2014, 09:55 ET

Canadian Businesses Lack Financial Means to Take Risks

OTTAWA, Dec. 19, 2014 /CNW/ - While aversion to risk is commonly cited as one of the biggest obstacles to Canadian innovation, a new...

Dec 16, 2014, 09:00 ET

Economic outlook for the territories in 2015 is encouraging

OTTAWA, Dec. 16, 2014 /CNW/ - Following a slowdown in growth in 2014, due to lower commodity prices, the economic outlook for Canada's territories...

Dec 11, 2014, 09:00 ET

Doing business abroad pays dividends for Toronto's financial services sector and Canada's economy

OTTAWA, Dec.11, 2014 /CNW/ - Toronto is commonly ranked among the top financial centres in the world and its global presence remains strong,...

Dec 09, 2014, 08:25 ET

Major hosted events and stronger global economy fuel Canadian tourism in 2015

OTTAWA, Dec. 9, 2014 /CNW/ - Canada's tourism industry will strengthen in 2015 as an increased number of visitors attend major international...

Dec 04, 2014, 11:00 ET

Dr. Carl Amrhein to join The Conference Board of Canada as its Distinguished Research Chair

OTTAWA, Dec. 4, 2014 /CNW/ - The Conference Board of Canada is pleased to announce the 5 year secondment of Dr. Carl Amrhein as its...