Joe Oliver Natural Resources


A Short History of Joe Oliver, Canada's New Finance Minister

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?

Oliver Asks For More Energy Ad Dollars

OTTAWA - The Conservative government is spending $40 million this year to advertise Canada's natural resource sector — principally oil and gas — at home and abroad.Natural Resources Minister Joe Olive...

U.S. Itching To Work With Canada

Natural Resources Minister Joe Oliver says he's been getting an "enthusiastic" reaction from the new U.S. energy secretary on a proposal from Ottawa that Canada and the United States wo...

Mr. Oliver Goes To Washington

OTTAWA - Natural Resources Minister Joe Oliver says Canada wants to collaborate with the United States on common emissions targets for oil-sands extraction, fracking and other non-conventional sources...

Oliver Shrugs Off Keystone Concerns

OTTAWA - Natural Resources Minister Joe Oliver says he sees no need to change anything about Canada's environmental protections in order to persuade the United States to approve the Keystone XL pipeli...

Climate Change? I'm A Believer!

Joe Oliver fought off accusations that he doesn't believe in the science of climate change at a testy meeting of the federal natural resources committee Tuesday. The natural resources minister defend...

Feds To Come Clean With Pipeline Ads

VANCOUVER - One of the key concerns for the federal government in a multimillion-dollar Natural Resources advertising campaign was the negative publicity around the proposed Northern Gateway pipeline,...