Greece Austerity

Greek Parliament Austerity Budget 2013 Passes

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 01.11.2013 | Canada

ATHENS, Greece - Greek lawmakers have approved the country's 2013 austerity budget, an essential step in Greece's efforts to persuade its internationa...

More Than HALF Of Young Greeks Unemployed

CP | Nicholas Paphitis, The Associated Press | Posted 01.08.2013 | Canada Business

ATHENS, Greece - Greece's statistics agency says unemployment rose to 25.4 per cent in August, increasing from 24.8 per cent in July as the country st...

7 Austerity Horror Shows From Around The World

The Huffington Post Canada | Rachel Mendleson | Posted 02.15.2012 | Canada Business

With the release of the much-awaited Drummond Commission report on Wednesday, so begins months (perhaps years?) of political and public hand-wringing ...

Athens Burns As Eurozone Rejects Greece Bailout Deal

AP | Posted 02.10.2012 | Canada Business

ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- Thousands took to the streets of Athens as unions launched a two-day general strike against planned austerity measures on Frida...

Is Europe's Patience With Greece Wearing Thin?

CP | Sylvie Corbet, The Associated Press | Posted 04.07.2012 | Canada Business

PARIS - France and Germany on Monday sought to impose tighter controls on Greece's finances and warned political leaders in Athens to agree on new aus...

Greece's Missing $81 Billion

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 01.17.2012 | Canada Business

BRUSSELS - The head of a European Union task force created to help Greece overhaul its public sector says the debt-ridden country is losing out on abo...

Bank Of Canada Governor Says Greece Referendum Right Thing To Do

CP | Malcolm Morrison, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.01.2012 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Bank of Canada governor Mark Carney says he respects the Greek prime minister's controversial call for a referendum on a new bailout package,...

Default Looming, Greece Faces More Austerity

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 11.21.2011 | Canada Business

ATHENS, Greece - Greece will have to take fresh austerity measures, the debt-ridden country's finance minister said Wednesday, a day after Athens move...