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B.C. Spends Less On Health, Has Healthiest Population in Canada

British Columbia has the healthiest residents among the Canadian provinces according to a new Conference Board of Canada (CBoC) study. The B.C. provincial government spends less than almost all other Canadian provinces on health care, but still comes out on … Continue reading

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Conf Board of Canada Says Immigrants Diversify Economic Growth

A new report by the influential Conference Board of Canada finds that immigration contributes to diversifying trade in provinces. The study looked at the relationship between immigration in the province of Saskatchewan, and the countries which Saskatchewan traded with. It … Continue reading

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Canada’s North Will Need Up To 70,000 Workers by 2020 – Conference Board of Canada

A report released on Monday by the Conference Board of Canada, one of the country’s most respected public policy research organizations, predicts that mining in Northern Canada will support an additional 43,000 to 70,000 jobs in the region by 2020. … Continue reading

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Edmonton and Calgary to Have Fastest Economic Growth in Canada

The Albertan metropolises, Calgary and Edmonton, will have the fastest economic growth in Canada this year, followed closely by Regina, Saskatchewan, according to a forecast by the Conference Board of Canada‚Äôs Metropolitan Outlook-Autumn 2012, released today. Alberta is expected to … Continue reading

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Conference Board of Canada says Canada Needs More Investment to Utilize Skilled Work Force

A new Op-Ed by the Conference Board of Canada, a non-partisan Canadian economic think tank, makes the case that Canada’s tepid productivity growth over the last three decades is due to an insufficient expansion of physical capital. The report lauds … Continue reading

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