Doesn’t have a clear understanding of economic damage caused by the failure to build new pipelines to coastal waters.
Obstacles include tumbling crude-oil prices, a key determinant of government revenues and overall economic health.
Federal finance minister paints bleak picture of economic prospects as commodities slide
Finance minister’s comments prompt concerns about whether the territorial line between the government and the central bank has been blurred.
Finance Minister says oil slump prevented further tax breaks in last month’s federal budget.
Finance minister says forecasts have remained steady, keeping the government’s plan to balance its budget on track.
Joe Oliver argues that fracking is ongoing in several provinces without any contamination of drinking water.
Finance minister will be looking for ideas on job creation and feedback on the Conservative’s current fiscal plan.
Finance Minister says US energy security depends on having multiple sources of oil.
Former Finance Minister died suddenly in Ottawa on Apr. 10 just three weeks after announcing his resignation from cabinet.
Oliver is widely respected within the Harper cabinet and is well known on Bay Street.
Natural Resources Minister Oliver expected to take the reigns of vacant finance file.
Planning return to private sector after eight years in cabinet.
A revised Statistics Canada estimate puts it at about $544 billion in Q1.
Research suggests more people are streaming live events, such as the federal budget, on tablets and smartphones.