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Release of The Fiscal Monitor for March 2015 (2015-05-29)

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Minister Oliver Calls for G-7 Countries to Implement Growth Strategies to Lift Global Economy (2015-05-27)

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The Challenge Ahead at the G-7 (2015-05-26)

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In Hanoi, Ban says Viet Nam and UN ‘natural partners’ in quest for global peace, sustainable development

In a year of critical efforts against climate change and growing global security challenges, Viet Nam's strong commitment to sustainable development and international peace have made it a “natural” partner of the United Nations, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said today. ... Read More

On Africa Day, UN chief spotlights continent’s achievements, reflects on challenges of 2015

Each year, Africa Day is an opportunity to celebrate the continent's achievements and to reflect on its challenges, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said today, highlighting the courage and determination it took to make remarkable progress to end the Ebola... Read More

In Hanoi, Ban says Viet Nam and UN 'natural partners' in quest for global peace, sustainable development

In a year of critical efforts against climate change and growing global security challenges, Viet Nam's strong commitment to sustainable development and international peace have made it a “natural” partner of the United Nations, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said today. ... Read More

On Africa Day, UN chief spotlights continents' achievements, reflects on challenges of 2015

Each year, Africa Day is an opportunity to celebrate the continent's achievements and to reflect on its challenges, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said today, highlighting the courage and determination it took to make remarkable progress to end the Ebola... Read More

Minister Sorenson Highlights Tax Cuts, Funding for Public Transit and Voluntary Options to Save for Retirement (2015-05-26)

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On Africa Day, UN chief spotlights continents' achievements, looks ahead reflects on challenges of 2015

Each year, Africa Day is an opportunity to celebrate the continent's achievements and to reflect on its challenges, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said today, highlighting the courage and determination it took to make remarkable progress to end the Ebola... Read More

Modest global growth set to continue for rest of year, says UN economic report

A new United Nations report released today says that modest paced global economic growth continues, and predicts a gradual improvement in the situation over the second half of 2015 and into next year. ... Read More

Harper Government Supports Launch of the Canadian Centre for Aging and Brain Health Innovation (2015-05-22)

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At high-level energy forum, UN deputy chief says action on sustainability a 'moral and historical duty'

The world is facing complex challenges regarding the future of sustainable energy which demand comprehensive and immediate solutions, United Nations Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson declared today as he delivered remarks to the General Assembly's Global Energy Ministerial Meeting. ... Read More

Most workers now employed in part-time or temporary jobs – UN labour agency

The International Labour Organization (ILO) today warned of widespread insecurity in the global employment market, saying that some 75 per cent of all workers are employed on temporary or short-term contracts in informal jobs often without any contract, under own-account... Read More

The Way Home: Reading the Economic Signs

Governor Poloz discusses some key indicators the Bank is watching as the Canadian economy heads toward sustainable balanced growth. ... Read More

Canadian economy rebuilding, though headwinds remain, says Governor Poloz

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Most workers now employed in part-time or temporary jobs – UN labour agency

The International Labour Organization (ILO) today warned of widespread insecurity in the global employment market, saying that some 75 per cent of all workers are employed on temporary or short-term contracts in informal jobs often without any contract, under own-account... Read More

As International Telecommunication Union turns 150, Ban hails ‘resilience’ of oldest UN agency

Marking 150 years since founding of oldest member in the United Nations system, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today applauded the continued resilience and relevance of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), emphasizing that telecommunications – as well as information and communications technology... Read More

As International Telecommunication Union turns 150, Ban hails 'resilience' of oldest UN agency

Marking 150 years since founding of oldest member in the United Nations system, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today applauded the continued resilience and relevance of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), emphasizing that telecommunications – as well as information and communications technology... Read More

Bank of Canada to issue a commemorative bank note marking the historic reign of Queen Elizabeth II

As announced by the Prime Minister’s Office, the Bank of Canada will contribute to the Government of Canada’s plans to commemorate the historic reign of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II by issuing a commemorative bank note in 2015. ... Read More

Bank of Canada to issue a commemorative bank note marking the historic reign of Queen Elizabeth II

As announced by the Prime Minister’s Office, the Bank of Canada will contribute to the Government of Canada’s plans to commemorate the historic reign of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II by issuing a commemorative bank note in 2015. ... Read More