Tumbling resource prices have cost $1,800 for every Canadian.
Canada ranks 15th out of 23 industrialized economies in terms of gender diversity on corporate boards.
Forecasters have predicted the economy will improve in the last half of the year.
Study says it would give resource companies certainty, assures long-term benefits.
Twenty-one municipalities form an alliance to get infrastructure money.
It also suggests they deserve a role in planning resource development
Three of top 10 deals by value were in energy, making it the strongest sector of the quarter for the first time since 2012.
But report says production recovery unlikely in the short term.
Growth plan includes the Site C hydroelectric dam and the inclusion of First Nations in that resource growth.
The energy regulator noted that developments in gas production technology have increased in the Canadian gas resource base and supply.
Volatile commodity prices means miners will have to learn to survive with smaller margins.
Calgary junior energy producer is targeting light oil plays in Alberta.
Environmental conference warns less rain, less water in reservoirs while rising sea levels could contaminate supplies.
A 2% boost plus increased demand for commodities in China.
Will make up for a real GDP decline of 4.8% in 2012 by growing by an estimated 6% in 2013.