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March 10, 2016  

Joe Oliver joins Montreal Economic Institute

Will lend expertise to projects related to public finances and natural resources.

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September 24, 2015  

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.

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July 27, 2015  

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.

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July 17, 2015  

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.”

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July 13, 2015  

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.

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July 8, 2015  

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.

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July 2, 2015  

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.

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June 9, 2015  

Liberals want to finance infrastructure with private pensions

Conservatives content such a scheme would threaten to undermine the independence of the public pension plan.

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June 3, 2015  

Canada suffers blowback from economic sanctions against Russia

Finance Minister Joe Oliver said he continues to support actions taken by US, Europe.

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May 27, 2015  

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.

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May 22, 2015  

Lower federal debt payments to provide tax relief: Oliver

Finance Minister says oil slump prevented further tax breaks in last month’s federal budget.

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May 5, 2015  

Oliver touts budgets measures during Toronto tour

Says priority remains creating jobs and stimulating economic growth.

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April 21, 2015  

What to expect in Harper’s 2015 Federal Budget

More help for manufacturers on the way.

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April 10, 2015  

Canada’s GM shares net $3.26B

Oliver coy about impact on budget’s balance.

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April 8, 2015  

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.