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OTTAWA, May 28, 2014 /CNW/ - The performance of provincial education systems, the impact of the
Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement on labour markets, and the
economic outlook for Canada's mid-sized cities, are part of the
original Conference Board of Canada (CBoC) research due to be released
in June. A selection of the reports coming up, is listed below:
How Canada Performs: A Report Card on Canada-Education and Skills: This flagship Conference Board research will, for the first time,
provide an assessment of 10 Canadian provinces against 16 advanced peer
countries on 23 indicators of education and skills performance.
Mid-Sized Cities Outlook 2014: Canada's mid-sized cities play important roles as regional hubs and
economic engines in their respective areas. This second annual
publication provides detailed information about recent economic
history, as well as a two-year economic forecast, for eight
Defining Health and Health Care Sustainability: This report from the Conference Board's Canadian Alliance for
Sustainable Health Care provides a framework to understand
sustainability and act to achieve it. The framework identifies a set of
principles and six key factors that are thought to be essential to
support sustainable health and health care.
Crossing the Sea with CETA: What its Labour Mobility Provisions Means for Canadian Business: This briefing from the CBoC's Global Commerce Centre provides a primer
on the labour mobility provisions in the Comprehensive Economic and
Trade Agreement: how they may improve prospects for Canadian business;
what details are still unknown; and how Canadian firms can prepare.
Selling Beyond the US: Do Recent Immigrants Advance Canada's Export
Agenda?: This report from the Global Commerce Centre investigates whether recent
immigrant business owners may significantly contribute to Canada's
export agenda. It also looks at where they export.
Intergenerational Equity in Income: This research is based on an analysis of three decades of taxation
data, and investigates the disposable income of older workers versus
that of younger ones. The research is part of a larger focus by the
Conference Board on issues of age, work and society.
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SOURCE: Conference Board of Canada
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