Canada Economic Update

Oliver Says 2015 Surplus Will Be $1.9 Billion

CP | Andy Blatchford, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.12.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Finance Minister Joe Oliver didn't exactly spoil Christmas, but he did make it clear Wednesday that the Conservative government's political r...

Flaherty Hasn't Slain the Deficit Yet

Sean Speer | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Business
Sean Speer

Mr. Flaherty may indeed eliminate the deficit in 2015-16 as planned. We hope he does. But his plan as conceived still contains considerable risk that shouldn't be ignored. More conservative revenue forecasts and lower program spending would reduce these risks and help to ensure he can deliver on his promise.

Flaherty Projecting $3.7B Surplus For 2015-16

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - The Harper government will end seven years of deficits in 2015 with a $3.7-billion surplus, just in time for the next election — a campaign...

Positive Economic News Expected

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - After one of the more disappointing years in the current recovery cycle, Finance Minister Jim Flaherty is expected to offer some positive new...