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The Blue Sky II Forum in Ottawa on 25-27 September 2006 will examine new areas for indicator development and set a broad agenda for future work on science, technology and innovation (STI) indicators.
Economic performance has been solid and macroeconomic policies are appropriate. The key challenges will be to improve productivity growth and ensure the sustainability of financial arrangements within the federation and of social policy in the context of an ageing resource-based economy.
Explores the success of major innovation and entrepreneurship clusters in OECD countries, the challenges they now face in sustaining their positions and the lessons for other places seeking to build successful clusters.
Skills are key to a better job and a better life. Yet acquiring them is often most difficult for the people who need them most: those trapped in low-paid jobs with hard working conditions. The result is an imbalanced labour market...
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This note, taken from Chapter 2 of Economic Policy Reforms: Going for Growth 2006, contains information about the progress in implementing reforms in line with the 2005 priorities for Canada.
In addition to passing of legislation or other decisions to implement reforms, the note records earlier stages of reform, such as government announcements and draft legislation presented to parliaments.
The OECD held an official side event and book launch on mainstreaming responses to climate change in development planning and assistance at the 2005 United Nations Climate Change Conference in Montreal, Canada.
This book includes the papers presented at the workshop with report of some successful cases of regional employment development in each country, which was added to the papers based on the discussions at the workshop...
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Country inventory of Canada in 2005 of financial support in OECD fisheries.
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In this report, the country summarizes the main developments in competition law and policy in 2004-2005.
This report offers strategic guidance for policy makers and government officials responsible for commissioning and using evaluations of public engagement. It provides an indication of the key issues for consideration and offers concrete examples drawn from current practice in 8 OECD countries.