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Nov 20, 2014, 09:00 ET

Ontario's Funds Industry is Playing an Increasingly Valuable Role in the Province's Economy

OTTAWA, Nov. 20, 2014 /CNW/ - The value of mutual funds and exchange traded funds (ETF) held in Ontario has grown by 90 per cent in the last...

Nov 20, 2014, 08:00 ET

Canada tops overall world ranking of food safety performance

HIGHLIGHTS - Canada and Ireland followed by France earned top grades among 17 OECD countries in an overall ranking of...

Nov 06, 2014, 09:00 ET

Canada's universities and colleges generate billions in economic activity

TORONTO, Nov. 6, 2014 /CNW/ - Every dollar spent on post-secondary education creates $1.36 for the Canadian economy, according to a Conference...

Nov 04, 2014, 09:00 ET

Shortfalls in key skills prompt need for improvements in post secondary education sector

A high performing post-secondary education sector is a critical driver of economic performance and social well-being TORONTO, Nov. 4, 2014 /CNW/ -...

Nov 03, 2014, 09:11 ET

Strong performance in Canada's trade sector leads to growth for Canada's economy

OTTAWA, Nov. 3, 2014 /CNW/ - Following a weak start to 2014, Canada's economic growth is picking up speed thanks to solid trade sector...

Oct 30, 2014, 09:00 ET

Modest Economic Growth Limits Salary Gains in 2015

An increasing number of organizations are struggling to recruit and retain employees OTTAWA, Oct. 30, 2014 /CNW/ - Canadian organizations are...

Oct 28, 2014, 08:00 ET

Canadian consumer confidence continues to slide - Conference Board of Canada media advisory

OTTAWA, Oct. 28, 2014 /CNW/ - Todd Crawford, Senior Economist, The Conference Board of Canada, is available to comment on Canadian consumer...

Oct 27, 2014, 07:00 ET

Majority of Canadians Feel They Can't Afford to Retire

Employers also concerned about employees' ability to retire Link to publication:...

Oct 21, 2014, 09:49 ET

Canadians missing a beat over their own health

Too many Canadians are moving too little, sitting too long, and not eating or sleeping adequately. Link to publication:...

Oct 20, 2014, 08:00 ET

Prairie Cities to Remain Fastest Growing Metropolitan Economies in Canada over the Next Two Years

Link to publication: http://www.conferenceboard.ca/e-library/abstract.aspx?did=6556 OTTAWA, Oct. 20, 2014 /CNW/ - Edmonton, Saskatoon, Calgary and...

Oct 16, 2014, 09:00 ET

Socio-economic conditions and cultural factors influence education and skills performance in the territories

Building a better understanding of the unique challenges facing the territories is required HIGHLIGHTS - The territories' Aboriginal...

Oct 08, 2014, 10:00 ET

The right fiscal incentives key to boost economic growth and alleviate fiscal pressures

Tax incentive modernization would promote more innovation, commercialization of ideas, competitiveness and certainty which are key elements to...

Sep 25, 2014, 09:03 ET

Ontario not on track to balance the books

As very tough fiscal pressures loom, the province will need to make fundamental changes to the way it delivers services and raises money OTTAWA,...

Sep 23, 2014, 06:00 ET

Age rather than gender becoming the new income divide

Younger workers lose out in three-decade rise of inequality between generations OTTAWA, Sept. 23, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Three decades of progress in...

Sep 22, 2014, 09:00 ET

Good advice: increased savings produces economic and societal benefits

People with financial advisors save more, which improves retirement readiness and increases economic potential OTTAWA, Sept. 22, 2014 /CNW/ -...

Sep 18, 2014, 08:00 ET

Six Canadian cities out of 50 receive top marks for attracting newcomers

Ranking of Canadian cities on the features most attractive to migrants   OTTAWA, Sept. 18, 2014 /CNW/ - Waterloo, Calgary, Ottawa,...

Sep 10, 2014, 08:00 ET

Transportation infrastructure is key to attracting more financial services head offices to Toronto

OTTAWA, Sept. 10, 2014 Toronto should focus on improving its transportation infrastructure, including roads and transit, if it wants to keep...

Sep 09, 2014, 10:01 ET

Canadian organizations need to separate facts from stereotypes to capitalize on future workforce

Ottawa, Sept.09, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Organizations must understand generational differences in work styles and preferences to drive their...

Sep 02, 2014, 12:29 ET

Today's Chief Operating Officer: Driving Increased Value For Organizations and CEOs

OTTAWA, Sept. 2, 2014 /CNW/ - The role of the chief operating officer (COO) in today's business world is typically dependent on the unique...

Aug 19, 2014, 11:25 ET

Transformation in Territorial Governance a Major Achievement for Northerners, Canadians Alike

OTTAWA, Aug. 19, 2014 /CNW/ - In just over 40 years, Canada's territories have undergone a dramatic transformation in how they are governed,...