Conference Board of Canada

The board’s sunny outlook suggests the local tourism industry is poised to bounce back from a lacklustre 2018 in which the number of total visitors fell 1.5 per cent from a year earlier
A new report is predicting the Liberal government will soon come under pressure to curtail federal spending, putting a drag on the National Capital Region’s economic growth
The Conference Board of Canada expects the exposure from the capital's Canada 150 celebrations to contribute to higher visitor volumes for years to come
Forecast ranks the region's growth 16th out of 29 Canadian metropolitan areas covered by the Conference Board’s report.
The Conference Board of Canada projects that this year's tourism gains will be sustained through 2018.
Ottawa-Gatineau’s economy is expected to create an average of 9,100 new jobs this year and next, the Conference Board said, a significant boost from the five-year annual average of 5,900. That growth…
A Canadian think-tank is raising its economic outlook for the National Capital Region for 2017 on the strength of government hiring and a surge in tourist visits coinciding with Canada’s
Finance Minister Bill Morneau will introduce the federal government's latest budget on March 22, his first amid the econ
Propelled by several large condo and apartment projects, as well as the ongoing work on the city’s light-rail line, Ottawa’s construction sector fell just shy of a record year in 2016, an analysis
After hitting a record high in November, the number of people working in the National Capital Region dipped slightly last month as employers shed 500 jobs, Statistics Canada said Friday.