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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...

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...