On September 22, 2014, Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Park Geun-hye, President of the Republic of Korea, witnessed the signature of the Canada-Korea Free Trade Agreement, Canada’s first free trade agreement in the Asia-Pacific region[More...]
Partnership with Brain Canada boosts innovative research to advance knowledge on neurological and mental illnesses[More...]
New tax relief will save small businesses more than half a billion dollars over two years[More...]
Minister Oliver welcomes commitments to provide more information to consumers[More...]
The RCC Joint Forward Plan, discusses what has been accomplished with the initial 29 initiatives as well as reflect on lessons learned by regulators and stakeholders who have worked on this effort.[More...]
Jobs and Growth Blog
26 September, 2014
The European Union is the world’s largest integrated economy, with more than 500 million consumers and a Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of $17 trillion.
17 September, 2014
Small businesses across Canada are engines for job creation. They employ roughly half of the private sector labour force and represent about a third of Canada’s gross domestic product. Economic Action Plan (EAP) includes many initiatives to help small businesses succeed including the Small Business Job Credit.
8 September, 2014
The goal of the Canada-US RCC is to better align our regulatory systems and boost North American trade and competitiveness. This EAP initiative generates a number of benefits for manufacturers, retailers and consumers.
The RCC Joint Forward Plan expands on the Joint Action Plan released by Prime Minister Harper, and President Obama in 2011.
25 August, 2014
The Government of Canada has provided significant financial support to help upgrade high-speed Internet access for approximately 12,000 households in Nunavut and the Nunavik region of northern Quebec.