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He won half the votes in the poll.
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The finance minister's office called a new Tory accusation "absurd."
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She says she has "reasonable grounds" to investigate his conduct.
Joe worked for 40 years and took care of himself and his family. He did nothing wrong and lived within his means.
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If last year's provincial budget could be described as "petty" after Finance Minister Mike de Jong doled out an increase in assistance rates for those living with disabilities -- only to claw most of it back by ending the subsidized bus pass program -- this year's budget could best be described as "petulant."
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Canada's trade deficit with the world swelled to a record level of $3.6 billion in June.
There will be a lot on the line for Canadian workers and business owners. But it's not too late to put the brakes on a proposal that will destroy jobs, hold back wages and even push some businesses over the edge in years to come.
The dimming economy is not the only challenge facing Finance Minister Bill Morneau.
Alberta and Saskatchewan, despite being hit by oil prices, will continue to pay into the program as "have" provinces.
OTTAWA — The federal finance minister raised eyebrows last week by publicly sharing his opinion on monetary policy — not necessarily because of his view on the matter, but because some believe he vent...
OTTAWA - Finance Minister Joe Oliver guided his maiden budget voyage into port Tuesday with a precious cargo of targeted pre-election measures on board — and just enough leeway to keep the federal boo...
Sharply dropping oil prices and a weakened Canadian energy sector are revealing the limited, ineffectual nature of Stephen Harper's economic policies. Those policies, focused almost exclusively on that one sector, are too narrow. They have rendered Canadians more vulnerable and less resilient. And his government seems out of gas. Unable to cope with adverse economic developments, Mr. Harper is now retreating to a bunker. Instead of reaching out to Canadians to show leadership and build confidence, he has punted the federal budget, normally delivered in February or March, into April or later. That means Canada will go without a budget for more than this entire fiscal year.
Neither falling oil prices, today’s disappointing GDP numbers, nor the $2.4-billion cost of the new income-splitting and baby bonus programs announced yesterday will prevent the federal government fro...
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 for the former finance minister.Labour Minister Ke...
OTTAWA - Jim Flaherty's fleeting three-week retirement featured treasured dinners with family, friends and plans for a summer golf trip to Ireland with some of his closest buddies.The former finance m...
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Joe Oliver, Canada's new federal Minister of Finance, made quite a name for himself during his tenure as Minister of Natural Resources. With Oliver moving to the helm of the country's finances, perhaps it's time to take a look back over his notable career. Is Oliver's selective use (and misuse) of the facts restricted to the oilsands?
OTTAWA - Prime Minister Stephen Harper is expected to name a new finance minister today after Jim Flaherty turned in his resignation Tuesday afternoon ahead of a return to the private sector.Sources s...
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 movers and shakers, hosted by the finance ministe...
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 message across the Atlantic.In an opinion piece in the...
WASHINGTON - Finance Minister Jim Flaherty had some tough talk on Thursday for the 17 euro zone countries, saying Canada and other non-euro nations shouldn't be expected to commit any more bailout fun...
OTTAWA - The budget axe appears to be swinging unevenly throughout National Defence, with some branches and sections uncertain whether they are facing a five or 10 per cent reduction.Specifics of what...
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 budget lockup.The Professional Institute of the Public...
OTTAWA - The upcoming federal budget will not include changes to the Old Age Security program for seniors but changes are coming, Finance Minister Jim Flaherty said Wednesday.The minister said in a CB...
Canada is not entering a recession, Finance Minister Jim Flaherty told MPs Tuesday, despite turbulence in world markets. Speaking to the House finance committee, Flaherty said the third quarter of 20...
WAKEFIELD, Que. - Canada's economy remains stable and growing despite a volatile situation on global markets, but Finance Minister Jim Flaherty acknowledge Wednesday that the continued uncertainty pos...
(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 sell their shares in the recovering company to Ital...