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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...

Dec 01, 2014, 09:18 ET

Canadian consumer confidence continues its decline in November -- Conference Board of Canada media advisory

OTTAWA, Dec. 1, 2014  /CNW/ - Todd Crawford, Senior Economist, The Conference Board of Canada, is available to comment on declining Canadian...

Nov 28, 2014, 09:00 ET

Black Friday, bright outlook for retail, wholesale, and transportation industry

OTTAWA, Nov. 28, 2014 /CNW/ - Canadian retailers ringing up sales on Black Friday can expect to see sales growth this year, according to the...

Nov 27, 2014, 08:51 ET

Brighter days ahead for provincial economies

Newfoundland and Labrador, Alberta, and Manitoba to outshine other provinces, posting strongest GDP growth in 2015 OTTAWA, Nov. 27, 2014 /CNW/ -...

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...