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May 16, 2019, 12:46 ET Manufacturing Performing Poorly, But Signs Point to a Turnaround

OTTAWA, May 16, 2019 /CNW/ - The Conference Board of Canada's Economist Robyn Gibbard offers the following insights on today's Monthly Survey of Manufacturing: "While we saw a strong upward trend in...


May 15, 2019, 10:51 ET Core Inflation Cools

OTTAWA, May 15, 2019 /CNW/ - The Conference Board of Canada's Principal Economist Alicia Macdonald offers the following insights on today's consumer price index data: "Total inflation hit 2.0 per...


May 07, 2019, 09:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media advisory - The Canadian Immigration Summit 2019: Expanding Our Horizons/

OTTAWA, May 6, 2019 /CNW/ - The Conference Board of Canada will continue a national dialogue on immigration by hosting The Canadian Immigration Summit on May 8 and 9 in Ottawa. The Summit will set...


May 06, 2019, 13:48 ET Media advisory - The Canadian Immigration Summit 2019: Expanding Our Horizons

OTTAWA, May 6, 2019 /CNW/ - The Conference Board of Canada will continue a national dialogue on immigration by hosting The Canadian Immigration Summit on May 8 and 9 in Ottawa. The Summit will set...


May 03, 2019, 09:32 ET Immigration will shape the trajectory of Canada's economy

The Conference Board of Canada briefing: Can't Go it Alone. Immigration is Key to Canada's Growth Strategy OTTAWA, May 3, 2019 /CNW/ - Immigration is the central solution to counter the impending...


Apr 30, 2019, 11:00 ET Bilingualism in the ROC translates into a strong ROI for Canadian Labour Market

English-French Bilingualism outside Quebec contributes $134.8 billion to Canada's GDP OTTAWA, April 30, 2019 /CNW/ - The Conference Board of Canada's report entitled English-French Bilingualism...


Apr 17, 2019, 09:30 ET Six Months After Cannabis Legalization: Workplaces Still Challenged with Accommodation, Drug Testing and Education

The Conference Board of Canada survey on workplace implications of cannabis legalization OTTAWA, April 17, 2019 /CNW/ - Today marks 6 months since Canada became the first G7 nation to legalize...


Apr 16, 2019, 17:19 ET Newfoundland and Labrador: A Pre-Election Budget sets the Stage for Voters

OTTAWA, April 16, 2019 /CNW/ - The Conference Board of Canada's Senior Economist Daniel Fields offers the following perspectives/insights on Newfoundland and Labrador's 2019 Budget: "Facing an oil...


Apr 11, 2019, 18:55 ET Analysis of Ontario Budget 2019 provided by The Conference Board of Canada

OTTAWA, April 11, 2019 /CNW/ - The Conference Board of Canada's Director Matthew Stewart offers the following insights on the Ontario 2019 Budget: "Overall, Ontario's budget is about spending control....


Apr 10, 2019, 13:48 ET Conservative Government set to Unveil First Budget this Thursday

OTTAWA, April 10, 2019 /CNW/ - The Conference Board of Canada's Director Matthew Stewart offers the following insights on the upcoming Ontario 2019 Budget: "The Ontario government faces difficult...


Apr 09, 2019, 13:00 ET Media advisory - Indepth analysis of Ontario Budget 2019 provided by Economists from The Conference Board of Canada

OTTAWA, April 9, 2019 /CNW/ - Conference Board of Canada economists Pedro Antunes, Marie-Christine Bernard, Daniel Fields and Matthew Stewart will be available to provide independent analysis after...


Mar 28, 2019, 13:03 ET Collaboration key to addressing Indigenous employment challenges in Canada's North

New findings from The Conference Board of Canada OTTAWA, March 28, 2019 /CNW/ - Employers in Canada's Northern and remote regions often struggle to recruit and retain local employees, while at the...


Mar 20, 2019, 09:37 ET Canadian Economy Slows but Conditions in Place for Better Growth Ahead - Conference Board of Canada lowers growth projection for 2019

OTTAWA, March 20, 2019 /CNW/ - The Canadian economy is expected to grow by just 1.4 per cent in 2019, according to The Conference Board of Canada. According to the Conference Board's National...


Mar 18, 2019, 16:49 ET Media advisory - The Conference Board of Canada to offer independent analysis and insights of Federal Budget 2019

OTTAWA, March 18, 2019 /CNW/ - Economists and researchers at The Conference Board of Canada will be available to provide expert analysis after release of the Federal Budget on March 19. Resources...


Mar 11, 2019, 11:59 ET Benefits Benchmarking 2019 identifies new trends

Reimbursement up for mental health and wellness service fees for employees Nearly half of surveyed organizations considering covering medical cannabis costs in the future OTTAWA, March 11, 2019 /CNW/ ...


Feb 27, 2019, 09:00 ET Uneven Economic Outlook for Canadian Provinces in 2019

Weakened growth expected in Central Canada, Manitoba and Alberta—while Atlantic Canada, B.C. and Saskatchewan will see increases OTTAWA, Feb. 27, 2019 /CNW/ - According to The Conference Board of...


Jan 17, 2019, 09:00 ET Stronger growth in tourism expected this year after a weak 2018

OTTAWA, Jan. 17, 2019 /CNW/ - The number of overnight visits from both within Canada and international markets is projected to increase by 2.0 per cent in 2019, according to The Conference Board of...


Jan 16, 2019, 09:00 ET Gearing up for change: The upcoming disruptive technologies will have a significant impact on Canada's automotive aftermarket

OTTAWA, Jan. 16, 2019 /CNW/ - Connected, autonomous, shared, and electric (CASE) vehicles are poised to change the way people and goods are transported, but they will also have a significant adverse...


Jan 10, 2019, 08:00 ET Gap exists between intentions and actions of Canadian organizations when it comes to diversity and inclusion

OTTAWA, Jan. 10, 2019 /CNW/ - Many Canadian organizations have good intentions, but their diversity and inclusion strategies, investments, and actions are not always aligned, according to a...


Dec 18, 2018, 08:00 ET Canada's Economy to Slow in 2019 as Risks Mount

OTTAWA, Dec. 18, 2018 /CNW/ - Canada's economy is facing headwinds on several fronts. Consumer spending will be restrained by a combination of weaker employment and wage growth, high debt loads, and...


Dec 13, 2018, 13:00 ET Pedro Antunes appointed the Conference Board of Canada's new Chief Economist

OTTAWA, Dec. 13, 2018 /CNW/ - The Conference Board of Canada announces the appointment of Pedro Antunes as its new Chief Economist, succeeding Craig Alexander who left in the spring of 2018. "I am...


Dec 12, 2018, 08:00 ET Newfoundland and Labrador to Have Strongest Economic Growth Among the Provinces in 2019

OTTAWA, Dec. 12, 2018 /CNW/ - Thanks to higher offshore oil production, Newfoundland and Labrador will go from having the weakest provincial economy this year to the front of the pack in 2019,...


Dec 07, 2018, 09:00 ET Canada's propane industry helping to fuel the country's economy

OTTAWA, Dec. 7, 2018 /CNW/ - From extraction to end-use, Canada's propane industry supports a significant level of economic activity. A new Conference Board of Canada report finds that propane...


Dec 04, 2018, 10:26 ET Toronto's Financial Services Sector Continues Its Rise on The Global Stage

OTTAWA, Dec. 4, 2018 /CNW/ - In recent years, Toronto has outpaced many global financial centres in terms of both employment growth and concentration. Toronto added more than 55,000 new financial...


Nov 29, 2018, 09:00 ET Cool Idea: 3D-Printed Homes Could Help Address Long-Standing Northern Housing Challenges

OTTAWA, Nov. 29, 2018 /CNW/ - The Conference Board of Canada's new research series on emerging technologies launches with a look at how 3D-printed homes could be considered for Canada's northern and...