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Mar 20, 2023

The pandemic didn’t rewrite the rules for Canada’s workplace mobility … it accelerated its evolution.

Over the last few years, there has been no shortage of research, books, articles, and reports focused on examining the impact of drastic mobility restrictions, lockdown policies and countermeasures that were introduced during the pandemic. With the unprecedented scale of these measures, lasting implications on key markets and sectors remain.

Mar 09, 2023

A big change is happening in Canada’s urban centers – ushering a new era of doing business.

We’re still not there yet…three years after the pandemic, and over a year after most pandemic-related restrictions have been lifted, we’re still seeing a significant reduction in Canada’s workplace mobility. And it’s happening in heart of the biggest cities.

Feb 23, 2023

A Year of Innovation and Collaboration

One year ago, the Canadian government announced a partnership with the Canadian Chamber of Commerce to establish the Business Data Lab (BDL). Here’s what the BDL’s diverse team of experts accomplished in its first year of operations.

Dec 20, 2022

Pulse Check: Persistent inflation remains biggest pain point for businesses in Q4 2022

Welcome to our Pulse Check blog series! A quarterly look at the top challenges and opportunities facing Canadian businesses from…

May 18, 2022

The Last Mile of Democratizing Economic Data

By: Patrick Gill, Senior Director, Operations & Partnerships, Business Data Lab (@PatrickNGill) Data can inform, equalize and empower. It has…

May 02, 2022

10 Takeaways from BDL Consultations

In February 2022, we launched the Canadian Chamber of Commerce Business Data Lab (BDL). After the launch, we held a…

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