17-August-2009

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Distributed Public Governance: Agencies, Authorities and Other Autonomous Bodies in Canada

Canada’s experience in creating new organisational forms for service delivery is a product of its distinct culture and its political form, federalism. In 1867, Canada adopted a federal form of government. Because the new country included diverse linguistic, cultural and regional communities, federalism was seen as a compromise between full integration of the independent colonies and the status quo. Its champions thought that it would

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14-August-2009

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Agreement between Canada and the Netherlands Antilles for the exchange of information relating to tax matters

Agreement between Canada and the Netherlands Antilles for the exchange of information relating to tax matters

29-July-2009

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Performance Budgeting in Canada

This article describes the performance budgeting reforms of the government of Canada, the five main lessons learned over the past 30 years, and the current initiatives to strengthen performance measurement for the future.

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6-July-2009

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Aid for Trade at a Glance 2009 - Canada

The Aid for Trade at a Glance 2009: Maintaining Momentum report presents the results of the second monitoring exercise of the Aid for Trade Initiative and documents its success so far.

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3-July-2009

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Guidance Note - Compliance Management of Large Business Task Group: Experiences and Practices of Eight OECD Countries

Large business taxpayers have different characteristics and tax compliance behaviour and, therefore, present different risks to the revenue. To manage risks effectively, the revenue body needs to develop and implement strategies (e.g. law clarification, taxpayer education, improved service, more targeted audits) that are appropriate to the unique characteristics and compliance issues presented by large business. Recognizing that

23-June-2009

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Pensions at a Glance 2009: Highlights for Canada

The proportion of retirement incomes coming from private pensions and other financial assets in Canada is one of the highest among the 30 OECD countries. Old-age income safety-nets are amongst the highest in the OECD, helping Canada have one of the lowest poverty levels...

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9-June-2009

English

From Grim to Green: towards a low-carbon future

Speaking at the International Economic Forum of the Americas, Mr. Gurria called on all countries to use the economic crisis as an opportunity to promote ‘green’ growth. Collective action and bold political will, he said, will be necessary to draft environmentally sound stimulus packages, reduce emissions, foster green innovation, and work towards a successful UN Climate Change Conference at the end of the year.

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8-June-2009

English

Making innovation strategy succeed in a globalised world

In his remarks delivered at the International Economic Forum of the Americas, Mr. Gurría affirmed that innovation will be the key to foster economic growth and to tackle the major global and social challenges of our time: persistent poverty, unemployment, climate change, water management, and health care.

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29-May-2009

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Eco-Innovation Policies in Canada

This report inventories eco-innovation policies in Canada. Similar reports are available on selected non-EU OECD members: Australia, Japan, Korea, Mexico, New Zealand, Turkey and the US. They complement national roadmaps developed by EU member states under the Environmental Technology Action Plan.

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4-May-2009

English

Society at a Glance reveals evolving social trends in OECD countries

The French spend more time sleeping than anyone else in OECD countries. They also devote more time to eating than anyone else and nearly double that of Americans, Canadians or Mexicans.

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