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OECD Science, Technology and Industry Scoreboard 2017 – Canada highlights

This note presents selected country highlights from the OECD Science, Technology and Industry Scoreboard 2017 with a specific focus on digital trends among all themes covered. ... Read More

UN chief stresses ‘mutually supportive’ nature of Africa’s free trade and industrialization

Africa's industrial development and proposed continental free trade would complement each other, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres said Monday, marking the UN-proclaimed day for Africa's industrialization. ... Read More

Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Finance Hosts Pre-Budget Consultation Roundtable in Iqaluit

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Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Finance Hosts Pre-Budget Consultation Roundtable in Quebec City

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Canada Issues Ultra-Long Bonds

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Bank of Canada Review – Autumn 2017

Is shale oil production in the United States a factor in the 2014 oil price decline? Which methods of payment are commonly accepted by merchants in Canada? Bank researchers share their insights on these topics. They also provide an update... Read More

Uncertainty can affect monetary policy actions, says Senior Deputy Governor Wilkins

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Embracing Uncertainty in the Conduct of Monetary Policy

Senior Deputy Governor Carolyn A. Wilkins explains how uncertainty is factored into monetary policy decisions. ... Read More

Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Finance Hosts Pre-Budget Consultation Roundtables in Whitby

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Bank of Canada and Bank of Korea sign currency swap agreement

The Bank of Canada and the Bank of Korea today announced a standing bilateral liquidity swap arrangement, effective immediately. ... Read More

Proposed Excise Duty Framework for Cannabis Products

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At a Glance: Cannabis Taxation

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Government of Canada Announces Consultation on Proposed Excise Duty Framework for Cannabis Products

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Health at a Glance 2017: Key findings for Canada

Canada’s population is slightly healthier than the OECD average, considering life expectancy and other general measures of health status. Smoking and alcohol consumption are also a little lower than the OECD average, but obesity rates are high. Indicators for access... Read More

Global food import bill rising despite robust output in 2017 – UN

The cost of importing food is rising in 2017, driven by increased international demand for most food stuffs, as well as higher freight charges, the United Nations agriculture agency said Thursday. ... Read More

Minister Morneau Launches Pre-Budget Consultations

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Government Strengthens Canada’s International Foreign Reserves by Issuing Global Bond

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Fundamental forces continue to drive inflation as economy evolves, Bank of Canada Governor Poloz says

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Understanding Inflation: Getting Back to Basics

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UN meeting in Dubai to examine crucial role of space for development

A United Nations meeting opened in Dubai on Monday aiming to examine how the global space community can contribute to international efforts to bring about a more just and equitable world for all people and the planet. ... Read More