Productivity growth could be more inclusive in Canada. People from socially disadvantaged backgrounds and Indigenous communities currently do not participate to the extent that they should in the country’s strong economic performance. Canada also needs to make growth greener, in order to contribute its fair share to the global fight against climate change.
Improving the performance of minority-language and Aboriginal students would contribute to better equity and quality of education in Canada. It would also be important to strengthen the apprenticeship system.
The OECD Washington Centre serves as regional contact in North America for the full range of OECD activities, from the sales of publications, to inquiries from the media, to liaison with governments, parliaments, business, labour and civil society.
This document sets out when Canada joined the OECD, what its permanent delegation does, and the benefits of OECD membership.