Joe Oliver joins Montreal Economic Institute
Will lend expertise to projects related to public finances and natural resources.
Oliver chided over no recession in Alberta claim
Calgary ranks dead last in GDP growth expectations this year, according to the Conference Board of Canada.
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.
Ottawa won’t co-operate with Ont. pension plan, Oliver says in letter to Sousa
Ontario finance minister calls the federal government’s position on the plan “extremely disappointing.”
Feds look to family benefit cheques, infrastructure spending to boost economy
The Conservatives will doll out a one-time, pre-election cash burst totalling $2.5 billion on July 20 to families with kids under 18.
Oliver says its too early to say if Canada’s in recession
Federal finance minister says the country is well positioned to weather an economic battering.
Business innovation continues to fade despite billions in federal cash
Productivity performance continues to erode Canada’s relative standard of living, memo to finance minister Oliver says.
Liberals want to finance infrastructure with private pensions
Conservatives content such a scheme would threaten to undermine the independence of the public pension plan.
Canada suffers blowback from economic sanctions against Russia
Finance Minister Joe Oliver said he continues to support actions taken by US, Europe.
Ottawa to explore ways to give people option to boost CPP
Finance minister Oliver said the Harper Conservatives are also looking at enhancing pooled RPPs and tax-free savings accounts.
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 touts budgets measures during Toronto tour
Says priority remains creating jobs and stimulating economic growth.
What to expect in Harper’s 2015 Federal Budget
More help for manufacturers on the way.
Canada’s GM shares net $3.26B
Oliver coy about impact on budget’s balance.
Harper promise of balanced budget law called ‘toxic hypocrisy’
Critics say Conservatives’ 1970’s rhetoric speaks volumes to their lacking connection with today’s middle-class.