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Research Fellowships and Conference Sponsorship

The Co-operative Research Programme (CRP)’s Call for Applications for conference sponsorship and research fellowships for funding in 2017 is now OPEN. The CRP supports work on sustainable use of natural resources in agriculture, forests, fisheries and food production. ... Read More

The State of the North American Labour Market

This OECD report was developed in collaboration with the United States, Mexico and Canada, for consideration by the three Leaders in the context of the 2016 North American Leaders Summit. ... Read More

UN deputy chief highlights benefits from and challenges confronting oceans

Addressing a gathering on laws affecting the world’s oceans, the United Nations Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson today underscored that healthy oceans are critical to maintaining life on the planet, while also noting their connection to broader sustainable development aims. ... Read More

Minister Morneau Announces Federal, Provincial and Municipal Working Group on Housing Market

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Government of Canada’s Plan for a Strong Middle Class Receives Royal Assent

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Statement by the Minister of Finance Regarding the Referendum on the United Kingdom’s Membership in the European Union

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Joint Federal-Ontario Release

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Canada’s Finance Ministers Agree to Strengthen Canada Pension Plan

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Parliamentary Secretary Champagne Highlights the Government’s Commitment to Grow the Middle Class at the Vaudreuil-Soulanges Chamber of Commerce and Industry

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Canada’s Finance Ministers Meet to Discuss Retirement Security for Canadians

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Statement of G7 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors

We, G7 Ministers and Governors, respect the intention expressed today by the people of the United Kingdom to exit from the European Union. We are monitoring market developments following the outcome of the referendum on the UK’s membership of the... Read More

Minister of Finance Announces Appointment to Canada Pension Plan Investment Board

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Unlocking fintech’s promise requires collaboration, says Senior Deputy Governor Wilkins

Technological innovation in financial services could transform the financial system, Bank of Canada Senior Deputy Governor Carolyn Wilkins said today. But realizing the benefits of fintech, while guarding against the risks it could create, requires strong collaboration among actors in... Read More

Fintech and the Financial Ecosystem: Evolution or Revolution?

Senior Deputy Governor Carolyn Wilkins calls for the public and private sectors to work closely together to realize fintech’s full benefits and minimize its risks. ... Read More

Canadian economy making progress, Governor Poloz says

The Canadian economy is making progress in adjusting to low oil prices and recovering from the global financial crisis, Bank of Canada Governor Stephen S. Poloz said today. ... Read More

The Canadian Economy: A Progress Report

Governor Stephen S. Poloz talks about the outlook for Canada’s economy and the adjustment to lower resource prices. ... Read More

New UN study identifies small fish with ‘big role’ to play feeding Africa’s drylands

Small, fast growing wild fish could be crucial allies in the race to end hunger in some of the world's most chronically poor and underfed regions, according to a new report by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)... Read More

Mr. Angel Gurría, Secretary-General of the OECD, in Montreal from 12 to 15 June 2016

The Secretary-General will attend and make remarks at the Conference of Montreal “Shaping a New Era of Prosperity”, organised by the International Economic Forum of the Americas. He will also present the 2016 OECD Economic Survey of Canada, alongside Mr.... Read More

UN tool will map ‘science of cities’ as rapid urbanization emerges as force in sustainable development

With the urban growth boom driving trends that will affect all aspects of sustainable development, the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-HABITAT) is set to release today details of a new scientific tool that measures the rate of global urbanization,... Read More

Release of the Financial System Review

Press conference following the release of the Financial System Review. ... Read More