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News Manufacturing Economy General
July 9, 2020  

Canadian unemployment rate to peak at 11% in Q2: OECD

Jobs should return as lockdowns end, but an unemployment rate of 7.7% by the end of 2021.

News Government Manufacturing General
June 25, 2020  

Canada’s LTC deaths double the average of other nations: study

81% of all reported COVID-19 deaths compared to an average of 42% among OECD countries.

News Manufacturing Economy General
June 10, 2020  

Virus pummels global economy, jobs even without second wave

Best-case scenario with no second wave of infections, OECD forecasts a global drop in economic output of 6% this year, and a rise of 2.8% next year.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
March 2, 2020  

World economy may shrink because of virus: watchdog

OECD reports says impact of coronavirus is much higher than past outbreaks because the global economy is more interconnected.

News Government Manufacturing General Technology
October 10, 2019  

OECD floats sending tech tax to where revenues are generated

Liberal party proposed to impose a 3% tax on the revenue that tech giants generate in the country.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
March 11, 2019  

Allegations Trudeau interfered in SNC-Lavalin case concern OECD

Canada is one of 44 nations that in 1999 signed the legally binding Anti-Bribery Convention.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
July 24, 2018  

Canada must review tax policies to remain competitive with the US: OECD

US tax reform has enhanced the attractiveness of investing there at the expense of investing in Canada.

News Automotive Government Metals General
May 30, 2018  

Europe expects to be hit by US tariffs on steel and aluminum

EU has threatened retaliatory tariffs.

News Government Manufacturing General
May 14, 2018  

OECD says countries need to defend multilateralism despite threats

At a crossroads and needs to be adapted to new economic, financial and policy challenges.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
March 13, 2018  

OECD raises outlook for Canadian growth to 2.2% this year

Watchdog says protectionism remains a key risk that would negatively affect confidence, investment and jobs.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
March 7, 2018  

Morneau says Canada must do better on gender gaps in pay and participation

OECD rating has Canada at eighth of 29 countries for female workforce participation, 15th for equal pay for equal work.

News Energy Manufacturing General Sustainability
December 19, 2017  

Canada’s approach to carbon pricing ambitious, challenging: OECD

Suggests Canada will likely feel pressure to eventually nationalize many parts of the carbon price system.

News Manufacturing Economy General
November 28, 2017  

World economy growing faster than in years, but not for long: OECD

Chief Economist urges faster re-training of workers amid drastic technological changes.

News Government Manufacturing General
November 2, 2017  

Canada not walking the walk on cutting greenhouse gas emissions: OECD leader

Angel Gurria notes a willingness to reduce emissions but falling far short of targets.

News Manufacturing Economy General
September 20, 2017  

OECD raises outlook for Canadian economy this year

Forecast for global economic growth was unchanged at 3.5%.