Jim Flaherty

#Flahertyjobs tweets mock Jim Flaherty's "no bad jobs" comment

"Fresh orange juice squeezer for Bev Oda," and more "bad job" ideas trended on twitter in response to the Finance Minister's recent remarks.

Ottawa's purse strings may have to loosen, economists warn

Deficit is important, but so is surviving a European-triggered recession, government warned.

Environmental activists back Keystone XL pipeline delay

Finance Minister Jim Flaherty said on Friday that delaying approval for the Keystone XL pipeline could end the project entirely. “I’m not sure this project would survive that kind of delay,” Flaherty...

Consumer confidence dips to lowest level in two years

Canadians are less confident about their finances than they were two years ago, according to the October Consumer Outlook Index survey released today by the Royal Bank of Canada. Consumer confidence...

Finance Minister sympathizes with #OccupyWallSt protesters

Canadian Finance Minister Jim Flaherty shares some sympathy with Occupy Wall Street protesters but reminds Canadians that Canada has a different financial environment than the U.S. The Canadian Press...

Bad news piles up ahead Flaherty's appearance before finance committee

US recession and debt, market fears all add up to gloom north of the border.

Beaming Harper greets caucus, but can internal wrangles be far off?

OTTAWA -- A healthy dose of post-election gloating, an injection of Canucks fever, and perhaps delirium from the lack of air conditioning on Parliament Hill made Wednesday's Conservative caucus...

Fiat willing to buy Canada's Chrysler stock; Flaherty says it's still too soon

TORONTO -- Finance Minister Jim Flaherty and the CEO of Chrysler indicated Monday they may be moving toward a deal to sell Canadian and Ontario government shares in the recovering company to Italian...

Ottawa's fiscal books continue to improve, deficit lower than expected

OTTAWA -- The federal deficit for the year just finished will come in lower than the $40.5 billion predicted in March's budget, Ottawa says. Just how much lower won't be known for sure until the fall...

Government will fall, says Justin Trudeau

"On Friday or Saturday, the Prime Minister will take a walk across the street from his residence to the Governor General's office to dissolve Parliament," Justin Trudeau, MP for the Montreal riding...