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Canada's Job Market Hasn't Recovered From Last Recession: OECD

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.07.2016 | Canada Business

Long-term joblessness, youth unemployment remain a problem.

OECD Releases 'Terrifying' Numbers On Air Pollution

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 06.10.2016 | Canada Business

Canada will see 300 deaths, $1.6 billion in costs by 2060.

Canada's Top-Earning Families Took Lion's Share Of Education Tax Credits

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.05.2016 | Canada Business

Canada spends more on education than any other OECD country.

U.S. Media Laud Canada As ‘Best Hope For Global Economy'

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 04.22.2016 | Canada Business

Yes folks, we’ve become the Luke Skywalker of the world economy.

Meet The Scandalous Companies Working For BC Hydro

Dermod Travis | Posted 04.20.2016 | Canada British Columbia
Dermod Travis

Left out of its December release -- announcing the awarding of the $1.75 billion contract -- was any mention of collusion and bid-rigging by Korean-based Samsung C&T; the ongoing investigation by a Spanish magistrate and anti-corruption prosecutors into "allegations of misappropriation of public funds, falsifying documents and money laundering" at Acciona; and liquidity issues at Petrowest.

The Panama Papers: Working Towards A Solution

Andre Arnet-Zargarian | Posted 04.13.2016 | Canada Business
Andre Arnet-Zargarian

It is hard to know exactly how much money is hidden in tax havens or passed through elaborate BEPS schemes, but some estimates range from $21 trillion to $32 trillion U.S. Rather than throwing in the towel, governments could make an earnest effort to tighten their domestic regulations and continue to pursue multilateral initiatives aimed at combating tax evasion.

OECD Slashes Canadian, Global Forecasts, Calls For 'Urgent' Response

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.18.2016 | Canada Business

Governments should borrow while interest rates are low, OECD says.

Canadian Wage Inequality Larger Than Previously Thought: OECD Study

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 02.09.2016 | Canada Business

Top earners are under-reporting their incomes.

Canadian Tuitions Among World's Highest, OECD Study Finds

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 12.05.2015 | Canada Business

In its throne speech Friday, Canada’s new Liberal government promised to “work with the provinces and territories to make post-secondary education...

Where The World's Best-Paid Teachers Can Be Found

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 11.30.2015 | Canada Business

With all the acrimony between teachers and provincial governments lately, particularly in Ontario, it may be worth taking a moment to take stock of th...

A Long Way To Go For Gender Equality In South Korea

G(irls)20 | Posted 11.20.2016 | Canada Politics
G(irls)20

Unfortunately, South Korea still has a long way to go in terms of females getting opportunities in leadership positions. The number of female politicians in South Korea is 49 out of 300 members of parliament and South Korea had a 37.4 per cent gender wage gap, which was the largest gap among OECD countries in 2014..

World Drowning In Oil As Oversupply Hits Record 3 Billion Barrels

CP | Ian Bickis, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.13.2015 | Canada Business

CALGARY — The latest outlook from the International Energy Agency shows little sign that the oil supply glut hitting prices and Canada's oil produce...

OECD Warns Of Global Recession, Cuts Canada Forecast

CP | Greg Keller, The Associated Press | Posted 11.09.2015 | Canada Business

TORONTO — Canada's economic growth this year will slow to 1.2 per cent — about half of what it was last year — before gaining strength in the ne...

What Turkey Hosting the G20 Summit Means to Me

G(irls)20 | Posted 10.04.2016 | Canada Business
G(irls)20

Since gender equality is one of the most important issues in terms of sustainable and healthy growth, Turkey has launched a new engagement group, Women20 (W20), which will concentrate on enhancing the role and increasing the participation of women in business. In addition to gender equality, ensuring women have access to financial assets will form the backbone of global growth.

OECD Slashes Canada's Economic Outlook

CP | Posted 09.16.2015 | Canada Business

The OECD has lowered its estimate for Canada's economic growth this year to 1.1 per cent -- down 0.4 of a percentage point -- as weakened conditions i...

How Low Population Growth Is Posing Challenges to Advanced Countries

Salman Sakir | Posted 08.11.2016 | Canada Business
Salman Sakir

The population in advanced countries is growing at low rates. At the same time, it is also aging. An aging population combined with low population growth rates can have important social and economic policy implications. This may have important effects on economic growth, heath care, pension system and the standard of living in advanced countries.

Mulcair Is Having Some Trouble Remembering His Election Promises

CP | Joan Bryden, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.17.2016 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Tom Mulcair is having a little trouble with numbers even as he attempts to reassure the business community that New Democrats would be pruden...

OECD Slashes Canadian Growth Forecast

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 06.03.2016 | Canada Business

PARIS - The world economy risks being bogged down in a low-growth spiral unless measures are taken to spur demand and incite businesses to boost their...

Ed Broadbent: Canada More Unequal Under Stephen Harper

CBC | Posted 06.09.2015 | Canada Politics

Canada has become a more unequal society under Stephen Harper, says Ed Broadbent, former head of the federal New Democratic Party and now chair of the...

When It Comes To Foreign Aid, Canada Ranks Near The Bottom

CP | Mike Blanchfield, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.08.2015 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Canada ranked in the lower half of the pack in a world survey of foreign aid spending released Wednesday.The annual ranking by the Paris-base...

OECD Slashes Economic Forecast For Canada

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.18.2015 | Canada Business

PARIS -- The OECD has reduced its 2015 and 2016 economic growth forecasts for Canada, citing the drag caused by a significant drop in prices for oil a...

Key Ideas From the New World Forum For a Better Global Future

Adam Moscoe | Posted 12.18.2014 | Canada
Adam Moscoe

How are technological innovations shaping global futures? What could the next industrial revolution look like and who and what might bring it about? H...

The US Sleeping Giant Is Finally Waking Up

Peter Hall | Posted 11.25.2014 | Canada Business
Peter Hall

The bottom line? The world has missed its friendly giant over the past five years, but it's not dead; it has just been sleeping. Fortunately for us all, it's not just in a post-hibernation stupor; it has had a good dose of coffee, is hungry, and ready to go. Canadian exporters, get ready to take advantage.

Workplaces Must Shift Their Thinking About Mental Health

G(irls)20 | Posted 11.05.2014 | Canada Impact
G(irls)20

In Canada, mental illness carries a cost to the economy of over $50 billion annually. The number of people missing work due to a mental illness is 500,000 on any given day. When people with mental illness work in supportive environments their quality of life improves.

Is Taxation a Migration Driver?

Salman Sakir | Posted 11.02.2014 | Canada Business
Salman Sakir

The recent merger of Burger King and Tim Hortons shows how tax policies may affect the movement of companies.