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.
Planning return to private sector after eight years in cabinet.
The federal budget promised a private-sector led committee to develop a formal Made in Canada system.
“If certain provinces refuse to participate, that’s not the end of the world. We’ll deliver the job grant,” employment minister says.
Opposition parties say the Tories are putting political interests ahead of Canada’s economic well-being.
Ralph Goodale says the feds need to allot more money for infrastructure, eliminate tariffs on consumer goods, and reduce employment insurance payroll taxes.
The answer would be no, according to OECD data.
A national labour strategy, levelling the corporate tax field and ratifying trade deals must be priorities.
Flaherty tells CTV the Conservatives will maintain EI premiums at current levels until 2016.
The provinces want to boost benefits to ensure young Canada are set when they retire; feds says CPP hikes result in fewer jobs.
The deficit will fall to $5.5 billion in 2014-15, as a revived economy starts producing more tax revenues.
But, the PBO predicts that slower economic growth and lower commodity prices will cut into government revenues.
The measure has been used by about 25,000 Canadian businesses to buy new machinery.
The big contributor was motor vehicle and parts dealers, which saw sales pick up 4.3%.