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The recovery of the Canadian labour market is well under way. The unemployment rate (ILO definition) fell by more than one percentage point to 7.2% in June 2012, since peaking at 8.5% in the third quarter of 2009.
Based on case studies, this book presents lessons and good practices on a range of governance mechanisms used for international co-operation in science, technology and innovation to address global challenges.
The objective of senior budget official country reviews is to provide a comprehensive overview of the budget process in the country under examination, to evaluate national experiences in the light of international best practice and to provide specific policy recommendations.
Learning beyond Fifteen focuses on the development of reading proficiency between the ages of 15 and 24 using the results of a Canadian study that combines PISA data with a follow-up survey, the Youth in Transition Survey (YITS)
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This file contains detailed country-specific information on tax and benefit systems, including in-depth descriptions of how the key national tax and benefit programmes operate, and also spreadsheets showing the resulting budget constraints for particular family situations.
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'Learning beyond Fifteen' focuses on the development of reading proficiency between the ages of 15 and 24. It explores the results of the Canadian Youth in Transition Survey (YITS) that combines PISA data with a follow-up survey.
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This country note provides information on latest trends in income inequalities as well as key findings from the 2011 OECD report "Divided We Stand: Why Inequality Keeps Rising".
These country notes provide detailed quantitative and qualitative information on regional performance, institutions and policy settings in OECD members. They include a description of the country's administrative structure, regional policies and the contribution of regions to national growth.
This study examines trends in and key features of policies and programmes used by governments to support innovation in the business sector.
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According to the 2011 OECD Employment Outlook, the labour market is recovering faster in Canada than in many OECD countries. Canada’s unemployment rate (ILO definition) has fallen to 7.5% for the second quarter of 2011 from its peak of 8.5% reached in the third quarter of 2009.