The Conference Board of Canada

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Ottawa , ON
CA, K1H 8M7

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The Conference Board of Canada is an independent, not-for-profit applied research organization with a specialization in economic trends, which is funded exclusively through fees charged for services to the private and public sectors.

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Are all excavators the same?

Among the top brands, many believe all excavators are the same. But when you look closely, you can spot the small differences in design that add up to huge differences in productivity and efficiency — differences that can boost your profitability. 


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Carbon pricing not enough to meet Canada's emissions goals: study

Carbon pricing not enough to meet Canada's emissions goals: study

Carbon pricing will help Canada reduce emissions but the reductions will fall short of the government's goal of a 30 percent reduction from 2005 levels by 2030, according to a joint report by The Conference Board of Canada and The Canadian Academy of Engineering. Trillions of dollars in investment spending on clean energy infrastructure and significant changes to the way Canadians consume energy will be needed to achieve deep emission reductions.

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LNG prices may be down but opportunities still present

LNG prices may be down but opportunities still present

Even though liquefied natural gas (LNG) prices are expected to remain weak until the end of the decade, demand is anticipated to expand in the long term. With the current liquefaction investment cycle winding down, new projects will be needed in the coming years to meet future demand, according to The Conference Board of Canada’s Canadian Industrial Outlook: Canada’s Gas Extraction Industry.

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Industry expected to lose $10 billion or more through 2016

Industry expected to lose $10 billion or more through 2016

Ongoing revenue woes, combined with a slower than anticipated cost cutting response, are leading to another poor year for Canada's oil producers. Following record losses of $11 billion in 2015, Canada's oil extraction industry is on track to post a second consecutive year of shortfalls—to the tune of $10 billion, according to The Conference Board of Canada's latest outlook for the industry.

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