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Trade Doesn't Scare Populists Like Us, But Plutocracy Does

Sujata Dey | Posted 10.05.2016 | Canada Politics
Sujata Dey

Trade is not something we are afraid of. It is not something we oppose. But we are afraid of the sorts of rules contained within trade agreements that establish more rights for corporations. Agreements like CETA and the TPP are pushing the world in the wrong direction.

IMF Head Urges Canada, EU To Finally Sign Trade Deal

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.13.2016 | Canada Business

The agreement has faced opposition in Europe.

The Writing Is On The Wall For Alberta's Obsolete Oil Industry

Gerard Montpetit | Posted 04.28.2016 | Canada Business
Gerard Montpetit

I can understand that Alberta faces economic hardships; Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said that the cabinet meeting would examine the challenges that Alberta has to face because the price of petroleum has fallen through the floor. But in 2015-16, is the building of pipelines an appropriate remedy for the economic woes of Alberta?

Middle East Will Lose $500 Billion In Oil Crash This Year: IMF

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 04.25.2016 | Canada Business

Saudi Arabia is scrambling to move away from oil.

U.S. Media Laud Canada As ‘Best Hope For Global Economy'

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 04.22.2016 | Canada Business

Yes folks, we’ve become the Luke Skywalker of the world economy.

Poloz Boasts Positives Of Free Trade Amid Anti-Trade Concerns

CP | Alexander Panetta, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.17.2016 | Canada Business

Stephen Poloz will deliver a speech in two weeks in New York on strengthening global trade.

IMF Sees Worse Times Ahead For Canada

CP | David Paddon, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.12.2016 | Canada Business

TORONTO — The International Monetary Fund is lowering its economic growth projections for Canada and the world. Slowing growth in global oil export...

IMF Warns Of 'Highly Vulnerable' Global Economy

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 02.25.2016 | Canada Business

The institution advised countries to prepare contingency plans.

Does The B20 International Business Summit Have Concrete Impact?

G(irls)20 | Posted 11.06.2015 | Canada Impact

Within the past decade, awareness of the business world towards the need to empower women in the economy and workplace increased steadily. This awareness was surely inflamed by the alarming statistics on the gender gap within the economic realm.

IMF Chief Warns World Is 'Toast' If No Action Taken On Climate Change

CP | Frank Bajak, The Associated Press | Posted 10.08.2015 | Canada Business

LIMA, Peru -- International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde said Wednesday that failure to take urgent action on global warming will condemn hum...

Barely Growing: IMF Downgrades Outlook For Canadian Economy

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.06.2016 | Canada Business

OTTAWA — The International Monetary Fund cut its growth outlook for the Canadian economy on Tuesday to just 1.0 per cent for the year, due to the dr...

IMF Rejects Greece Bailout Deal

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 07.30.2015 | Canada Business

WASHINGTON -- An International Monetary Fund official says the IMF cannot participate in another Greek bailout until Greece and its creditors make dif...

Greek Austerity Package Triggers Riots, Political Revolt

CP | Elena Becatoros And Derek Gatopoulos, The Associated Press | Posted 07.15.2016 | Canada Business

ATHENS, Greece - Greece's troubled left-wing government was seeking urgent relief from European lenders Thursday, after it pushed a harsh austerity pa...

IMF Slashes Forecast For Canadian, Global Economies

CP | Paul Wiseman, The Associated Press | Posted 07.09.2016 | Canada Business

WASHINGTON - The U.S. economy's stumble at the start of 2015 is dragging down the world's growth to the lowest level since the Great Recession, the In...

Why Canada Should Cautiously Monitor Greece's Financial Crisis

Gerry Som | Posted 07.06.2016 | Canada Business
Gerry Som

A Greek crisis cannot be good for the world right now, and we cannot/should not be mute spectators. Here are some reasons why we in Canada in particular, and the rest of the world in general, have to cautiously monitor the current events in Greece, and should try to guide or help Greece get out of the crisis before it becomes contagious. Canada already has internal financial stresses, just like many other countries around the world do, at this moment; this Greek crisis can add to external stress for many countries, and this really is bad timing, and an unwanted occurrence for the world economy.

Greek Finance Minister Quits

CP | Elena Becatoros And Demetris Nellas, The Associated Press | Posted 07.05.2016 | Canada Business

ATHENS, Greece - Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis resigned Monday, saying he was told shortly after Greece's decisive referendum result that so...

The International Monetary Fund Should Challenge the One Per Cent

Nick Fillmore | Posted 07.05.2016 | Canada Politics
Nick Fillmore

Two remarkable developments during the past 10 days that could have a significant impact in many countries are worth a lot more attention in Canada and the United States. First, a major research document published by five top economists at the International Monetary Fund (IMF) admitted that the strong pro-capitalist policies at the centre of its activities in developing countries for the past 30 years do not work.

Greece Needs $50 Billion: IMF

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 07.02.2016 | Canada Business

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The International Monetary Fund says Greece needs debt relief and 50 billion euros ($70 billion) in new financing from October thro...

Greece To Default On IMF Payment, Finance Minister Says

CP/HuffPost Canada | Elena Becatoros, The Associated Press | Posted 06.30.2016 | Canada Business

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece is set to become the first developed nation to not pay its debts to the International Monetary Fund on time, as the cou...

Bye Bye, Reagan: IMF Blows Hole Through Trickle-Down Economics

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 06.16.2015 | Canada Business

The International Monetary Fund just blew a big hole through trickle-down economics. You’ve probably heard of trickle-down economics: It gained p...

Markets Tumble As IMF Walks Away From Greece Crisis Talks

CP | By Elena Becatoros, The Associated Press | Posted 06.12.2015 | Canada Business

ATHENS, Greece -- Markets tumbled Friday as investors reassessed their recent bout of optimism over the likelihood of a deal that would prevent the co...

European Leaders In Emergency Meetings As Greece Faces Bankruptcy

CP | Elena Becatoros, The Associated Press | Posted 06.02.2016 | Canada Business

BERLIN - Greece's international creditors held an emergency meeting in Berlin to discuss how to push ahead bailout discussions with Athens so the cash...

Defeating Global Poverty Requires a Shift from Billions to a Trillion Dollars

Bessma Momani | Posted 06.24.2015 | Canada
Bessma Momani

The World Bank's ambitious goal to end poverty by 2030 requires large transformations in the global political economy so everyone has a chance for a better life. According to World Bank President, Jim Kim, defeating poverty requires a surmounting push from $131 billion dedicated to development, to a trillion dollars.

World Finance Leaders Feeling Jittery

CP | Harry Dunphy, The Associated Press | Posted 04.20.2015 | Canada Business

WASHINGTON -- The world's financial leaders see a number of threats facing a global economy still on an uneven road to recovery with U.S. and European...

Canada 'Solid' Despite Everything, IMF Declares

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.14.2015 | Canada Business

The International Monetary Fund has lowered its outlook for Canadian economic growth.It describes Canada's recent performance as "solid" but says the ...