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  • 5-May-2014

    English

    “Happy, Healthy and Wise” are Top Priorities for American, Canadian Users of OECD Better Life Index

    When it comes to well-being, American users of the OECD Better Life Index (BLI) want to be happy, Canadians care most about health, while Latin Americans strive for better education. That’s according to user feedback as the Index marks its third birthday.

  • 15-April-2014

    English

    Taxing Wages: Country note for Canada

    The average worker in Canada faced a tax burden on labour income (tax wedge) of 31.1% in 2013 compared with the OECD average of 35.9%. Canada was ranked 26 of the 34 OECD member countries in this respect.

  • 27-March-2014

    English

    Canada: Ambassador, Permanent Representative to the OECD

    Biographical note of Canada's Permanent representative to the OECD.

  • 21-February-2014

    English

    Going for Growth 2014: Canada

    Canada enjoys relatively high GDP per capita but productivity growth has been weak despite comparatively high investment in knowledge-based capital, a fairly competitive business environment and a reasonably well-functioning labour market.

  • 5-December-2013

    English

    Regions at a Glance 2013: Information by country

    Individual country notes assessing how regions and cities contribute to national growth and the well-being of society.

  • 26-November-2013

    English, PDF, 348kb

    Pensions at a Glance 2013 - Highlights for Canada

    Income poverty rates in old-age are relatively low in Canada but have increased over time. Public transfers contribute less to the incomes of the over 65s than capital...

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  • 26-November-2013

    English, PDF, 348kb

    Pensions at a Glance 2013 - Highlights for Canada

    Income poverty rates in old-age are relatively low in Canada but have increased over time. Public transfers contribute less to the incomes of the over 65s than capital...

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  • 5-November-2013

    English, PDF, 1,716kb

    How's life in Canada in 2013?

    How's Life? 2013 - Country note - Canada (PDF)

  • 5-November-2013

    English

    OECD report measures human cost of crisis; underlines need to invest in well-being

    The global economic crisis has had a profound impact on people’s well-being, reaching far beyond the loss of jobs and income, and affecting citizens’ satisfaction with their lives and their trust in governments, according to a new OECD report.

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  • 8-October-2013

    English

    The Political Economy of British Columbia's Carbon Tax - Environment Working Paper No. 63

    This paper reviews the political economy of the Canadian province of British Columbia (BC) tax in three periods: its origins, its survival in the face of political backlash, and its longer-term prospects. The BC launched North America’s first revenue-neutral carbon tax reform. The tax, applied to all combustion sources of fossil fuels, was introduced at a rate of CAD 10 per tonne of CO2.

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