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Boardroom Sentiment: A Survey of Canadian Business Leaders

ATB's Boardroom Sentiment: A Survey of Canadian Business Leaders

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What’s being discussed in Canadian boardrooms?

In the ever-changing landscape of Canadian business, staying informed is essential. Our recent survey, Boardroom Sentiment: A Survey of Canadian Business Leaders, conducted in collaboration with Ipsos in September 2023, provides insights into the priorities of 150 business leaders across the country, including 30 from Alberta.

Explore what’s top of mind for Canadian business leaders and see how your company compares.

Boardroom Sentiment survey insights

What’s the sentiment of Canadian businesses right now? ATB experts unpack survey results and implications.

Delve into the insights you're most interested in:


While Canadian businesses are cautiously optimistic, Alberta-based businesses are notably more positive. ATB’s Chief Economist explores the factors fueling Alberta's optimism.

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Optimism carries over into how leaders are feeling about their own business, performance and opportunities for growth—what role will tech play?

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Economic uncertainty, labour and interest rates were identified as the biggest challenges to Canadian businesses. How are leaders navigating them?

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ATB's Chief Economist explains the importance of diversification and ongoing innovation for creating financial value for customers and stakeholders.

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Meet the experts

Group Head of ATB Business, Chris Turchansky

Chris Turchansky

Group Head, ATB Business

Mark Parsons

Chief Economist

How do your sentiments compare? Review the survey results to see.

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