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The Economic News by the WellingtonStPost.com

Harper Government Supports Small Businesses in Canada (2014-09-17)

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Float of the Loonie

Governor Stephen S. Poloz discusses the role of a floating exchange rate in the Canadian economy and in the Bank’s monetary policy framework. ... Read More

Floating Loonie Essential to the Bank of Canada’s Inflation-Targeting Regime, Says Governor Stephen S. Poloz

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Global growth continuing at a moderate pace, OECD says

A moderate expansion is underway in most major advanced and emerging economies, but growth remains weak in the euro area, which runs the risk of prolonged stagnation if further steps are not taken to boost demand, according to the OECD’s... Read More

Harper Government Introduces Small Business Job Credit (2014-09-11)

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Canada Shows Highest Level of Tertiary Education Attainment, Says OECD

According to new OECD data, Canada has a highly educated population, due in large part to high attainment rates at the college level. Furthermore, Canadian adults rank near the OECD average on foundational skills development, while Canadian youth rank above... Read More

Education at a Glance 2014: Country Notes

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British Columbia, Ontario, Saskatchewan, New Brunswick and Canada Strengthen Their Commitment to the Cooperative Capital Markets Regulatory System (2014-09-08)

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Minister of Finance Highlights Key Government Initiatives to Strengthen Southern Ontario’s Economy (2014-09-05)

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SAMOA: Small island conference leaves ‘legacy with impact’ – UN

With $1.9 billion pledged in sustainable development partnerships, the United Nations on Thursday wrapped up its small island developing state conference and kicked off a drum roll of action on climate change. ... Read More

Erosion of Gaza’s economy accelerates amid Israeli military operations, ongoing blockade – UN

Even before the latest crisis in the Gaza Strip, the tiny enclave’s local economy was in a state of total collapse, chiefly due to the accumulated impact of a crushing seven-year blockade and two devastating Israeli military operations in November... Read More

Erosion of Gaza's economy accelerates amid Israeli military operations, ongoing blockade – UN

Even before the latest crisis in the Gaza Strip, the tiny enclave's local economy was in a state of total collapse, chiefly due to the accumulated impact of a crushing seven-year blockade and two devastating Israeli military operations in November... Read More

Minister Oliver Meets With New Economic Advisory Council (2014-09-04)

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SAMOA: Small island conference leaves 'legacy with impact' – UN

With $1.9 billion pledged in sustainable development partnerships, the United Nations on Thursday wrapped up its small island developing state conference and kicked off a drum roll of action on climate change. ... Read More

Official International Reserves – September 4, 2014 (2014-09-04)

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Official International Reserves – September 4, 2014 (2014-09-04)

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Official International Reserves – September 4, 2014 (2014-09-04)

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Bank of Canada maintains overnight rate target at 1 per cent

The Bank of Canada today announced that it is maintaining its target for the overnight rate at 1 per cent. The Bank Rate is correspondingly 1 1/4 per cent and the deposit rate is 3/4 per cent. ... Read More

Harper Government Helps Ensure Consumers Are Informed About Their Banking (2014-09-03)

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World Economic Forum Rates Canada’s Banking System World’s Soundest for Seventh Year in a Row (2014-09-03)

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