“Canada welcomed the hemisphere to the 2015 Pan American Games in Toronto and the Greater Golden Horseshoe, and I am pleased to say that they were a tremendous success. “The competitions and cultural activities that took place during the Games brought the countries and territories of the Americas and...
Ralph Goodale criticizes our budget promise to increase tax-free savings accounts (TFSA) contribution limits to $10,000. His article demonstrates he misunderstands the new policy and reveals a lot of what is wrong with the Liberal Party’s thinking.
http://mytowncrier.ca/views/joe-oliver/why-canada-needs-a-balanced-budget-law/ “Balancing the budget,” a former U.S. Congressman once mused, “is like going to heaven: Everybody wants to do it, but nobody wants to do what you have to do to get there.”
Prime Minister Stephen Harper today issued the following statement on Commonwealth Day: “Canada has been a proud member of the Commonwealth since the organization’s creation in 1949. “Commonwealth Day is an opportune moment to celebrate the strong bonds that bring the 53 member countries of the Commonwealth together in the...
Introduction Prime Minister Stephen Harper is pleased to announce that Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, Queen of Canada, has welcomed the continuance in office of His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston as Governor General until September 2017. His Excellency has accepted the Prime Minister’s invitation to remain in office...
Ottawa, Ontario Prime Minister Stephen Harper today announced that negotiations toward an expanded and modernized Canada-Israel Free Trade Agreement (CIFTA) have concluded.
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The Honourable Joe Oliver is Canada’s Minister of Finance. He was elected to the House of Commons for the first time in May 2011. Before his appointment as Minister of Finance in March 2014, he served in the Canadian Cabinet as Minister of Natural Resources.
Prior to his election to Parliament, Mr. Oliver had a career in the investment banking industry. He began his investment banking career at Merrill Lynch, and served in senior positions at other investment dealers and as Executive Director of the Ontario Securities Commission.
He was then appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of the Investment Dealers Association of Canada. He also played a prominent role...