Canada Finance Minister

His Final Days

CP | Lee-Anne Goodman, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.11.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Jim Flaherty's fleeting three-week retirement featured treasured dinners with family, friends and plans for a summer golf trip to Ireland wit...

Not A Dry Eye On The Hill

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.11.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - MPs sported green ties in a sartorial nod to Jim Flaherty's favoured choice of neckwear as tributes flowed in the House of Commons on Friday ...

The New Finance Minister

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.18.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Prime Minister Stephen Harper is expected to name a new finance minister today after Jim Flaherty turned in his resignation Tuesday afternoon...

2-Day Retreat Cost Taxpayers A Mint

CP | Dean Beeby, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Jim Flaherty's two-day retreat for Canada's brain trust in the summer cost taxpayers more than $16,000.The two-day gathering in August for 17...

Flaherty Won't Play Nice With Europe

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.01.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Finance Minister Jim Flaherty is refusing to play nice with an international effort to help bail out Europe — and he's sending his stern me...

The Bailout Money Stops Here

CP | Lee-Anne Goodman, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.19.2012 | Canada Politics

WASHINGTON - Finance Minister Jim Flaherty had some tough talk on Thursday for the 17 euro zone countries, saying Canada and other non-euro nations sh...

'A Lot Of Confusion' Over Defence Budget Cuts

CP | Murray Brewster, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.12.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The budget axe appears to be swinging unevenly throughout National Defence, with some branches and sections uncertain whether they are facing...

Union Cries Foul Over Federal Budget Exclusion

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.27.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The union representing tens of thousands of federal scientists says for the first time ever, it has been barred from this year's federal budg...

No Changes To Old-Age Security: Flaherty

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.02.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The upcoming federal budget will not include changes to the Old Age Security program for seniors but changes are coming, Finance Minister Jim...

It May Get A Little Rough, But Canada Isn't Heading For Recession: Flaherty

CBC | Posted 01.01.2012 | Canada

Canada is not entering a recession, Finance Minister Jim Flaherty told MPs Tuesday, despite turbulence in world markets. Spea...

Canada Can Weather This Storm, Flaherty Says

CP | Craig Wong, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.10.2011 | Canada Politics

WAKEFIELD, Que. - Canada's economy remains stable and growing despite a volatile situation on global markets, but Finance Minister Jim Flaherty acknow...

Too Soon To Sell Chrysler Stock To Fiat: Flaherty

CP | Posted 07.30.2011 | Canada Politics

(CP) -- TORONTO - Finance Minister Jim Flaherty and the CEO of Chrysler say it's too soon to decide whether the federal and Ontario governments will s...