Austerity Canada

37,000 Government Jobs GONE

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 11.13.2014 | Canada Business

As Finance Minister Joe Oliver this week touts Canada’s imminent return to balanced budgets, and sells the government’s pre-election tax cuts, som...

Harper Endorses Controversial Austerity Program

CBC | Posted 08.13.2013 | Canada Business

Prime Minister Stephen Harper told the British Parliament today that the debate in Europe between austerity and growth is "a false dichotomy." ...

Why Austerity Matters to Canada

David McLaughlin | Posted 07.07.2013 | Canada Business
David McLaughlin

Prime Minister Harper is proving a political populist by practice and fiscal hawk by necessity; his finance minister, Jim Flaherty, is actually more the reverse. That tandem is holding, for now. A new Bank of Canada governor means renewed focus on the country's economic direction.

IMF Warns Canada Against Austerity

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.16.2013 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - With global finance ministers gathering in Washington this week, the International Monetary Fund is advising Canadian policy-makers against p...

Feds Chopping Way More Jobs Than Advertised: Think Tank

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.09.2013 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - A new analysis from the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives says the federal government has misrepresented cuts to the public service, an...

Sunny Freeman

Does The Budget Need To Hurt This Much? | Sunny Freeman | Posted 03.21.2013 | Canada Business

As an economic slowdown bites into government revenue, the anti-tax hike Conservatives will resort to slashing more programs in Thursday’s budget to...

Harper Doubles Down On Austerity

CP | Posted 06.12.2012 | Canada Business

MONTREAL -- World leaders wrestling with mounting debt face a false choice between fiscal discipline and economic growth, Prime Minister Stephen Harpe...

As Austerity Fails In Europe, Hudak Demands It In Ontario

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.07.2012 | Canada Business

TORONTO - The Progressive Conservatives plan to introduce legislation to impose an immediate two-year wage freeze on over one million public sector wo...

How to be a Leader in Bad Times

Rick Lash | Posted 06.13.2012 | Canada
Rick Lash

For those that survive the government's deep budget cuts, greater challenges lie ahead. In good times, even bad leaders can be effective. However, when the winds of growth die down, truly effective leaders with the qualities and characteristics needed to inspire and engage will reveal themselves.