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News Government Manufacturing Economy General
August 18, 2020  

Morneau resigns finance post and seat, plans to run for head of OECD

Exit comes amid WE charity controversy and investigation by the federal ethics watchdog.

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%.

News Manufacturing Economy
March 7, 2017  

OECD raises Canada’s economic outlook to 2.4% growth

Growth to be driven by exports, better commodities market and government spending.

News Manufacturing Business Operations Economy General
November 28, 2016  

OECD maintains low growth view of Canada’s economy

Paris-based think tank says the world economy is trapped in a period of low growth.

News Government Manufacturing Business Operations Economy General
September 21, 2016  

OECD cuts forecast for Canadian economic growth

Think-tank trims Canadian growth outlook to 1.2% this year.

News Manufacturing Economy General
July 7, 2016  

Canada’s job market still lags pre-recession level: OECD report

Still about two percentage points below the pre-crisis level (Q4, 2007).

News Manufacturing General
June 23, 2016  

Younger generation looking for better work-life balance

Strategies needed for companies to attract and retain talented workers.

News Government Manufacturing Business Operations Economy General
June 13, 2016  

OECD lauds Ottawa’s approach to boosting economy

Canada is taking the right measures to break out of the low-growth trap, organization’s secretary general says.

News Manufacturing Economy General
February 19, 2016  

OECD cuts economic growth forecasts for Canada, others

Urges governments to apply fiscal and structural levers to stimulate growth.

News Manufacturing Economy General
February 18, 2016  

Global economic growth to level out this year: OECD

Economic organization is predicting a modest pickup in growth in 2017 to 3.3%.

News Government Manufacturing General Operations Production Sustainability
November 16, 2015  

Clean tech ‘revolution’ the silver lining in climate change gloom: OECD

Scientists say the global effort to meet climate goals won’t be enough to avert climate disruptions.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
November 10, 2015  

Economic growth slows to 1.2%, half of last year’s rate: OECD

Economic think-tank isn’t optimistic about GDP, which won’t get back to 2014 levels for at least two years.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
November 9, 2015  

Global trade slowdown points to recession danger

OECD watchdog group blames sluggish trade from emerging markets.

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing General
October 26, 2015  

Canada scores high in food safety

… But Conference Board of Canada report awards just a C+ on environmental sustainability.

News Manufacturing Business Operations General
October 6, 2015  

Top economies crackdown on corporate tax dodging

OECD plan aims to end tax shelters and require companies to pay taxes in the countries where they earn profits.

News Government Manufacturing Economy
September 17, 2015  

Manufacturing sales up 1.7% in July

May and June statistics revised higher, signalling resurging economy.

News Manufacturing Economy General
September 16, 2015  

OECD lowers estimate for Canadian growth despite better US outlook

Lower prices for oil, coal and metals are hampering countries that depend heavily on commodity exports, such as Canada.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
September 16, 2015  

Immigrants impact Canada’s global literacy scores

But OECD report says their proportion of the population is higher than other nations.