US tax reform has enhanced the attractiveness of investing there at the expense of investing in Canada.
EU has threatened retaliatory tariffs.
At a crossroads and needs to be adapted to new economic, financial and policy challenges.
Watchdog says protectionism remains a key risk that would negatively affect confidence, investment and jobs.
OECD rating has Canada at eighth of 29 countries for female workforce participation, 15th for equal pay for equal work.
Suggests Canada will likely feel pressure to eventually nationalize many parts of the carbon price system.
Chief Economist urges faster re-training of workers amid drastic technological changes.
Angel Gurria notes a willingness to reduce emissions but falling far short of targets.
Forecast for global economic growth was unchanged at 3.5%.
Growth to be driven by exports, better commodities market and government spending.
Paris-based think tank says the world economy is trapped in a period of low growth.
Think-tank trims Canadian growth outlook to 1.2% this year.
Still about two percentage points below the pre-crisis level (Q4, 2007).
Strategies needed for companies to attract and retain talented workers.
Canada is taking the right measures to break out of the low-growth trap, organization’s secretary general says.