Conference Board of Canada

Buoyed by the pending arrival of light rail and more direct flights from the United States, Ottawa is expected to welcome 2.4 per cent more overnight visitors this year than it did in 201
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.
Ottawa-Gatineau likely won’t see as many new tourists as the rest of the country this year, but a new report from the Conference Board of Canada says the positive reception from last year’s sesquic
Ottawa-Gatineau may not be partying like it’s 2017, but the outlook for the region’s economy should still give residents plenty to cheer about, the Conference Board of Canada said Tuesday
The number of visitors to Canada’s capital is expected to remain elevated through 2018 thanks in part to the exposure Ottawa gained from the festivities held this year marking the country
Thanks to a federal hiring spree, millions of tourists flocking to Canada 150 celebrations and an LRT-fuelled construction boom, Ottawa-Gatineau’s economy is set to enjoy its best two-year stretch
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.