Greece Crisis

Even a Greek Crisis Is a Terrible Thing to Waste

Andreas Souvaliotis | Posted 02.09.2014 | Canada Politics
Andreas Souvaliotis

When I recently returned to my incredibly beautiful and incredibly troubled birth country to launch the translated edition of my memoir, some expressed concern that my candid descriptions of the intolerant society I had fled a generation earlier could potentially touch some very raw local nerves.

When Young Democracies Make Immature Decisions

Andreas Souvaliotis | Posted 05.06.2013 | Canada Politics
Andreas Souvaliotis

How could any country find itself in a scenario where it suffers the consequences of having been too socialist and too capitalist at the same time? I was listening to a former Greek Prime Minister recently at a global conference and I was struck by the number of times he referred to his country as a "young democracy." The implication, of course, was that it was an immature democracy -- and suddenly it all made sense.

Greek Finance Minister Hospitalized On Taking Job; Resigns

CP | Elena Becatoros, The Associated Press | Posted 08.25.2012 | Canada Business

ATHENS, Greece - The banker chosen to be Greece's next finance minister resigned for health reasons Monday, three days after he was rushed to the hosp...

Greece Election News Drags Down Markets

CP | Malcolm Morrison, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.15.2012 | Canada Business

TORONTO - The Toronto stock market racked up a sharp, triple-digit slide for a second session Tuesday after intense wrangling failed to produce a new ...

Harper Says Canada Won't Help Fund European Bailout

CP | Bruce Cheadle, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.04.2012 | Canada Politics

CANNES, France - Prime Minister Stephen Harper says there is "money sitting on the sidelines" that can revive the global economy, but none of it is Ca...