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News Government General
October 14, 2020  

Watchdog to monitor how CRA handles COVID stressed taxpayers

Agency shifts back to tax-collection mode after months of focusing on doling out emergency aid.

News Government General
October 14, 2020  

World Bank approves $12B to finance virus vaccines, care

Part of a package of up to $160 billion to help developing countries fight the COVID-19 pandemic.

News Government Economy General
August 28, 2020  

Fitch Ratings issues new warning over federal spending, debt

Downgraded Canada’s triple-A credit rating in June to AA+ over the deterioration of public finances due to COVID-19.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
August 24, 2020  

As Freeland takes finance job, crisis will dictate spending plans: experts

Talks about going green, equitable and inclusive growth; suggests the Liberals plan to double down on their existing approach.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
August 19, 2020  

Cabinet glass ceiling shattered as Freeland named finance minister

Solid reputation both inside and outside of cabinet, first in international trade, then foreign affairs.

News Government Economy General
August 18, 2020  

Morneau leaves cabinet, federal politics, as suddenly as he arrived

First rookie MP in nearly a century to step into the high-profile and demanding role of finance minister.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
August 18, 2020  

Morneau resigns finance post and seat, plans to run for head of OECD

Exit comes amid WE charity controversy and investigation by the federal ethics watchdog.

News Manufacturing Economy General
July 24, 2020  

BDC records $218M net loss for 2020 fiscal, remains confident

Higher net fair value depreciation on capital investments due to uncertainty and volatility.

News Government General
July 2, 2020  

Canada’s five big banks join anti-hate advertising boycott of Facebook [UPDATED]

Scotiabank, RBC, CIBC, BMO and TD have pledged to stop purchasing ads on the site for the month.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
June 16, 2020  

Feds to consider non-traditional data as pandemic aid reworked: Morneau

Finance minister is working on changes to federal programs now estimated to cost about $153.7 billion.

Insight Government Manufacturing General
May 26, 2020  

Capital gains tax hike would cripple investment in Canada

Increasing the federal tax would be anti-investment, anti-entrepreneurship, anti-innovation and anti-green.

News Government Economy General
May 4, 2020  

Bank of Canada’s independence key to aiding post COVID recovery: Wilkins

Actions aimed at ensuring businesses and individuals can access lines of credit and short-term loans.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
January 15, 2020  

Recurring federal deficits could be risky for future generations: study

Federal debt should reach $713 billion at the end of the current fiscal year and grow to $810 billion by 2024-2025.

News Government Manufacturing General
January 14, 2020  

Environment, protecting economy key focus to 2020 budget: Morneau

Health care and safety issues, such as gun control, are also spending plan themes.

News Government Manufacturing General
January 10, 2020  

Outspoken former federal cabinet minister John Crosbie dead at 88

Best known as an outspoken fisheries minister under Prime Minister Brian Mulroney.