Economy: OECD Economic Survey of Canada - News conference with Peter Jarrett and Alexandra Bibbee


08/06/2012 - Wednesday, June 13th, 10:15am Eastern Time

National Press Gallery, Ottawa


What: The OECD Economic Survey of Canada provides an in-depth analysis of the Canadian economy and gives recommendations for economic policy. The report covers macroeconomic developments, monetary policy, financial market regulation as well as fiscal policy. Special chapters are focusing on business innovation and higher education.

Who: Peter Jarrett, Head of Division for Canada in the OECD Economics Department; Alexandra Bibbee, Senior Economist for Canada at the OECD Economics Department.

When: Wednesday, June 13th, 10:15am Eastern Time (the embargo for this report lifts at 10am Eastern Time/4pm Paris time)

Where: Charles-Lynch Room (130S),  Center Block, Parliament Hill, Ottawa. Journalists who are not a member of the National Press Gallery are invited to register for this event by sending an email to


A Policy Brief with the main findings of this survey will be available in English and French at You are invited to include this internet link in reports on the survey.


Embargoed copy of the report will be available on Tuesday, June 12th. Requests for embargoed copies should be sent to Journalists who request embargoed copies undertake to respect the OECD’s embargo rules.


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