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The Economic News by the WellingtonStPost.com

Harper Government Consults With Canadians on a New Financial Consumer Code (2014-04-17)

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In Mexico, Ban urges renewed global partnership for development in address to aid forum

With the deadline for the globally agreed development targets fast approaching, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today called for a renewed global partnership to advance sustainable development and a life of dignity for all. ... Read More

Taxing Wages: Country note for Canada

The average worker in Canada faced a tax burden on labour income (tax wedge) of 31.1% in 2013 compared with the OECD average of 35.9%. Canada was ranked 26 of the 34 OECD member countries in this respect. ... Read More

Minister of State (Finance) Announces Appointment of Canada’s First Financial Literacy Leader (2014-04-15)

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Harper Government Stresses the Importance of Financial Literacy for Youth on Talk With Our Kids About Money Day (2014-04-15)

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Statement Prepared for the International Monetary and Financial Committee of the Board of Governors of the International Monetary Fund (2014-04-12)

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Statement Prepared for the Development Committee of the Boards of Governors of the World Bank and International Monetary Fund (2014-04-12)

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Government Approves Appointment of Carolyn Wilkins as Senior Deputy Governor of the Bank of Canada (2014-04-11)

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Bank of Canada announces appointment of Carolyn Wilkins as Senior Deputy Governor

The Board of Directors of the Bank of Canada today announced that Carolyn Wilkins has been appointed Senior Deputy Governor for a term of seven years beginning 2 May 2014. ... Read More

Communiqu� – Meeting of G-20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors – Washington D.C., 10-11 April 2014 (2014-04-11)

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Statement by the Honourable Joe Oliver, Minister of Finance, on the death of Jim Flaherty (2014-04-10)

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Canada Focused on Jobs and Growth at G-20, IMF and World Bank Meetings in Washington, D.C. (2014-04-10)

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Department of Finance Releases Income and Sales Tax Technical Amendments for Public Comment (2014-04-08)

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Philippines’ debt must be cancelled to support typhoon recovery effort – UN expert

Voicing concern that the Philippines’ post-typhoon reconstruction and recovery efforts could be undermined by its heavy debt load, a United Nations independent human rights expert today issued a strong call on international creditors to cancel the country’s debt and to... Read More

The Next Chapter in Canada’s Economic Success (2014-04-07)

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Bank of Canada announces appointment of Filipe Dinis as Chief Operating Officer

The Bank of Canada today announced that Filipe Dinis has been appointed Chief Operating Officer (COO), effective 5 May 2014. ... Read More

Business Outlook Survey – Spring 2014

The spring Business Outlook Survey offers encouraging signs for the economic outlook, although responses indicate that headwinds from intense competition and domestic uncertainty persist. ... Read More

Senior Loan Officer Survey – First-Quarter 2014

The survey results point to a continued slight easing in overall business-lending conditions during the first quarter of 2014. ... Read More

Harper Government Supports Families Through New Health-Related Tax Relief (2014-04-04)

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Official International Reserves – April 3, 2014 (2014-04-03)

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