Family-owned companies: Major players in Canada’s economy
They account for 60% of manufacturers in the small-medium segment.
Canada to avoid technical recession despite hit: Conference Board
Forecast of 0.3% economic growth in 2020 followed by a rebound to 2.5% in 2021.
Rising growth for Atlantic provinces in rosy outlook
Conference Board cites service-sector stability and rising exports.
Eldercare issues: They may be affecting your company
Programs that help employees cope reduce absenteeism and turnover.
Carbon pricing alone will fall short of GHG emission reduction targets
Report warns trillions of dollars in investment needed to green Canada’s economy.
Eldercare issues are sapping almost $1.3B in productivity
Conference Board report says employers have a role to play to help employees balance work and family obligations.
Canada looking at robust growth for its 150th birthday year
…But boomers leaving the workforce and lagging productivity gains will slow advances over the next 20 years.
Oilpatch recovery to boost Alberta, Saskatchewan growth: Conference Board
Alberta GDP to increase by 3.3%, thanks to startup of a new oil sands refinery near Edmonton.
Canada to adjust trade and economic priorities in Trump world
Conference Board suggests positioning the country as a global trade and investment hub.
Energy sector transformation key to a low-carbon future: report
The Conference Board of Canada outlines what the transition might look like.
More losses for Canadian natural gas producers: report
Five-year outlook points to production declines as US shale gas ramps up
Oil industry will continue to lose money this year: report
The Conference Board of Canada says losses have narrowed, but not positive numbers until Q4.
Canada’s tax gap could be as high as $50B a year: report
Conference Board of Canada says a comprehensive assessment by Ottawa is lacking.
HR pros concerned about adapting to rapid pace of change
Conference Board of Canada reports technology cited as a top organizational challenge.
Wood products outlook rosy for 2016, darker for 2017
Likelihood of softwood lumber import duties will weigh on bottom lines.