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Canada gets an uninspiring ‘B’ on a new report card measuring social performance among a group of major developed countries
Although the 2nd Canadian Food Summit hasn't even started, the controversy has. In fact, the Canadian food policy world may have it's biggest dust up ever if the Conference Board of Canada (CBoC) continues its tone deaf, stack the deck maneuvering.
Canada is an "environmental laggard," according to a new report from The Conference Board of Canada. The study ranks Canada
Health care is a form of human capital. Considered in the broadest sense, health care encompasses public education and prevention services as well as the delivery of care when illness strikes. As such, it is actually one of society's critical means of keeping our population productive. Canadians can't afford productivity losses. The Conference Board of Canada reported last year that our productivity level has fallen to 80 per cent of the U.S. level from a high of 90 per cent in the mid-1980s. If we can agree that efficient health care is an enabler of productivity and that productivity is key to wealth, the next steps should be easy
Canada's natural gas industry will rival the oilsands and generate more than a quarter of a million jobs a year for the next
The bad news continues for Vancouver real estate as housing resales fell by almost a quarter from a year ago. The Conference
A leading economic think tank says Vancouver could get another professional basketball franchise — but some in the professional
In a recent report the Board of Canada says over 452,000 Canadians would be actively involved in the workforce had they not been affected by mental illness. What can employers do to ensure they can get as much productivity out of their staff as possible even when they're experiencing personal challenges?
May marks the start of summer jobs season, making it an important time for young people looking for work. But according to
More than half of Canada's major industries are showing signs they are shrinking, suggesting a broad economic slowdown, the