Conference Board of Canada

cannabis in the workplace

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Study: Cannabis policies in Canadian workplaces

Canadian employers have reacted admirably to the legalization of cannabis, but there is still room for improvement. This is according to a Conference Board of Canada examining how home-grown businesses are managing the implications of cannabis on the workplace.
community wellbeing

Design Quarterly

Report defines framework for community wellbeing

A new report by design firm Dialog and The Conference Board of Canada identifies a framework to understand design impacts on community wellbeing.
record construction Vancouver island

REMI Network

Non-residential construction set to bounce back

Non-residential construction could be set for a modest turnaround in 2018, new predictions have revealed.
BC building code

Canadian Property Management

B.C. will lead provincial economic growth in 2018

While Alberta's economy is set to lead the country this year, British Columbia will once again take over in 2018 as the provincial growth leader.
energy efficient

REMI Network

Boosting energy efficient upgrades may lower energy demand

Energy efficient improvements could help Canada reduce its energy consumption by up to 15 per cent by 2035.
staff engagement

Canadian Property Management

Report identifies top human resource challenges

The real estate industry figured highly into a national human resource study that helps organizations better understand human capital.
Budget 2018

REMI Network

Canada fails on environment report card

Canada has earned a “D” grade on environmental performance compared to its international peers, and emits some of the highest levels of greenhouse gases.
mental health

REMI Network

Canada’s workplaces lack mental health strategy

Real estate sector among a few industries more likely to have implemented a mental health strategy into its workplace.
leadership

Canadian Property Management

Leadership development termed vital expense

When it comes to leadership development, bigger companies aren’t always better, states the Conference Board of Canada’s first leadership benchmarking study.