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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...

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...