Flaherty

CP

CPP Increase Opponents Sound Hysterical

The employer groups that vehemently oppose CPP hikes mostly don't offer any pension support for their employees. And their arguments are increasingly hysterical. They are still calling any CPP increase a "job killer" and managed to convince the junior minister of Finance to parrot their talking points.
CP

Up Goes Our Deficit

The Harper government has pushed back its target date for eliminating the deficit by one year, leaving open the possibility it won't be able to fulfil two key election promises on income splitting and...
AP

Fix It, Flaherty

OTTAWA - Pressure is building on Finance Minister Jim Flaherty to intervene for a fourth time on mortgages to keep Canada's housing market and household debt in check.When he met with economists in ea...