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News Government Manufacturing Economy General
November 22, 2018  

Ottawa ‘on a different economic planet’: Alberta finance minister

Doesn’t have a clear understanding of economic damage caused by the failure to build new pipelines to coastal waters.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
January 13, 2016  

Economic concerns follow Morneau’s pre-budget tour

Obstacles include tumbling crude-oil prices, a key determinant of government revenues and overall economic health.

News General
January 12, 2016  

Canadian economy facing slow growth: Morneau

Federal finance minister paints bleak picture of economic prospects as commodities slide

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
July 27, 2015  

Oliver ‘overstepped’ by wading into central bank’s domain

Finance minister’s comments prompt concerns about whether the territorial line between the government and the central bank has been blurred.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
May 22, 2015  

Lower federal debt payments to provide tax relief: Oliver

Finance Minister says oil slump prevented further tax breaks in last month’s federal budget.

News Government Manufacturing Business Operations Economy General
October 15, 2014  

Oliver hints tax cuts on the table for fall update

Finance minister says forecasts have remained steady, keeping the government’s plan to balance its budget on track.

News Energy Oil & Gas General Sustainability
September 5, 2014  

Nova Scotia missing economic opportunity with fracking ban: finance minister

Joe Oliver argues that fracking is ongoing in several provinces without any contamination of drinking water.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
August 12, 2014  

Oliver meets with business leaders, economists in Quebec

Finance minister will be looking for ideas on job creation and feedback on the Conservative’s current fiscal plan.

News Energy Oil & Gas Economy General Sustainability
April 22, 2014  

Stalling Keystone will hurt US energy security, Canadian economy: Oliver

Finance Minister says US energy security depends on having multiple sources of oil.

News Government Manufacturing Business Operations Economy
April 11, 2014  

Jim Flaherty remembered for rare determination, balanced approach

Former Finance Minister died suddenly in Ottawa on Apr. 10 just three weeks after announcing his resignation from cabinet.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas Business Operations Economy General
March 20, 2014  

PM tabs Oliver to replace Flaherty in Finance

Oliver is widely respected within the Harper cabinet and is well known on Bay Street.

News Government Economy General
March 19, 2014  

New job for Joe?

Natural Resources Minister Oliver expected to take the reigns of vacant finance file.

News Government Business Operations Economy General
March 18, 2014  

Jim Flaherty steps down as finance minister

Planning return to private sector after eight years in cabinet.

News Automotive Business Operations Economy Operations Technology
June 24, 2013  

Federal briefing deflates claim of corporate cash hoard

A revised Statistics Canada estimate puts it at about $544 billion in Q1.

News Manufacturing Business Operations Operations
March 19, 2013  

Budget 2.0: social media tools will be key to communicating federal budget

Research suggests more people are streaming live events, such as the federal budget, on tablets and smartphones.