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.
Economic concerns follow Morneau’s pre-budget tour
Obstacles include tumbling crude-oil prices, a key determinant of government revenues and overall economic health.
Canadian economy facing slow growth: Morneau
Federal finance minister paints bleak picture of economic prospects as commodities slide
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.
Lower federal debt payments to provide tax relief: Oliver
Finance Minister says oil slump prevented further tax breaks in last month’s federal budget.
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.
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.
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.
Stalling Keystone will hurt US energy security, Canadian economy: Oliver
Finance Minister says US energy security depends on having multiple sources of oil.
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.
PM tabs Oliver to replace Flaherty in Finance
Oliver is widely respected within the Harper cabinet and is well known on Bay Street.
New job for Joe?
Natural Resources Minister Oliver expected to take the reigns of vacant finance file.
Jim Flaherty steps down as finance minister
Planning return to private sector after eight years in cabinet.
Federal briefing deflates claim of corporate cash hoard
A revised Statistics Canada estimate puts it at about $544 billion in Q1.
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.