Joe Oliver

Oliver's Advice To Liberal Finance Successor

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.03.2015 | Canada Politics

He's the first sitting federal finance minister to go down in defeat since 1993.

Joe Oliver: 'I Don't Intend To Be Feeding The Pigeons'

CBC | Posted 10.23.2015 | Canada Politics

Oliver lost his Toronto–area seat in a hard-fought campaign to Liberal Marco Mendicino.

Conservatives, NDP Fall In Downtown And Suburban Toronto

CP | Jennifer Ditchburn, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.20.2015 | Canada Politics

Liberals have taken previous NDP and Conservative strongholds across the city.

Oliver Charged Taxpayers For Flight Upgrades, Exclusive Hotel Rooms

CP | Jordan Press, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.14.2015 | Canada Politics

In July 2012, Oliver spent $5,593 on two one-way flights between Toronto and Calgary so he could hold roundtable meetings with oil, gas, steel and pipeline companies.

Joe Oliver To Take Part In Toronto Debate On Jewish Issues

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.30.2015 | Canada Politics

Oliver will face off against New Democrat Hal Berman, who is hoping to unseat Adler, and Bill Morneau, the Liberal candidate in Toronto Centre.

Joe Oliver: 'The Signs Are Out There, I'm Not Hard To Find'

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.30.2015 | Canada Politics

The convention seeks to limit government activity during an election period.

We Are NOT In A Recession: Finance Minister

CP | Rob Gillies, The Associated Press | Posted 09.23.2015 | Canada Business

TORONTO -- Canada's finance minister says Canada is not in recession now and wasn't in recession in the first half of the year despite data showing ot...

Finance Minister Attends Jays Game, #JaysCurse Continues

The Huffington Post Canada | Joanna Adams | Posted 09.20.2015 | Canada Politics


NDP Candidate To Oliver: 'Joe, Where Are You?'

CP | Bruce Cheadle, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.01.2015 | Canada Politics

Oliver, 75, has been all but absent from the Conservative party's campaign messaging four weeks into the lengthy campaign.

Kenney Tries To Redefine 'Recession'

CBC | Posted 08.31.2015 | Canada Politics

Conservative candidate Jason Kenney laid the groundwork for a broader definition of "recession" just a few short days before GDP numbers for the se...

Hey Media, #BathrobeGuy Deserves Privacy

Darryl Konynenbelt | Posted 08.27.2015 | Canada Living
Darryl Konynenbelt

The reality is that everyone now has a camera and the potential to produce knee-jerk content. If journalists are to be bound by the ethics that govern their news gathering techniques, it is equally paramount the public inform themselves of the new realities of subterfuge that may greet them at every turn even in private.

Joe Oliver's Speech At Men's Club Cancelled Amid Controversy

CP | Paola Loriggio, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.26.2015 | Canada Politics

Finance Minister Joe Oliver has cancelled a planned speech today at a Toronto men's club that sparked a Twitter controversy.

Toronto Riding To See A Clash Of Finance Ministers

CP | Andy Blatchford, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.21.2015 | Canada Politics

The fight for Eglinton-Lawrence could become a microcosm of the broader showdown over economic issues between the Conservatives and the New Democrats.

Trudeau Ducks Question About Endorsing Eve Adams

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.07.2015 | Canada Politics

TORONTO — Justin Trudeau is brushing off questions about his endorsement of former Conservative MP Eve Adams, who defected to his Liberal party but ...

Tories Shut Down Move To Get Oliver To Testify On Budget Claim

CBC | Posted 07.28.2015 | Canada Politics

A Conservative-dominated parliamentary committee voted against a process Monday that would have likely called on Finance Minister Joe Oliver to testif...

MPs Urge Committee To Give A Hoot About Deficit Forecast

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.27.2015 | Canada Politics

Last week, the parliamentary budget office released an analysis that showed Ottawa was headed for a $1-billion shortfall in 2015-16.

Don't Believe The Forecast, Canada's Budget Will Be Balanced: Oliver

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.24.2015 | Canada Business

OTTAWA — Finance Minister Joe Oliver has re-affirmed his government's commitment to balance its books, two days after the federal budget watchdog w...

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NDP, Liberals Want Oliver To Explain Himself | Althia Raj | Posted 07.24.2015 | Canada Politics

“Canadians deserve honest answers and information from their government.”

Soudas Buys Liberal Membership To Support Eve Adams

CBC | Laura Payton, CBC News | Posted 07.24.2015 | Canada Politics

Former Conservative Eve Adams can count on the support of at least one card-carrying Liberal Party member at the Eglinton—Lawrence nomination meetin...

Oliver Ducks Reporters' Questions After Bleak Economic Update

The Huffington Post Canada | Zi-Ann Lum | Posted 07.23.2015 | Canada Politics

The prime minister's office offers an explanation.

Majority Believes Canada Already In Recession: Poll

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 07.22.2015 | Canada Business

A majority of Canadians isn't buying Finance Minister Joe Oliver’s assertions that Canada has avoided a recession. Fifty-eight per cent of respon...

Feds On Track To Run $1B Deficit: PBO

CP | Andy Blatchford, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.22.2015 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The Bank of Canada's latest economic forecast puts the federal government on track to run a $1-billion deficit in 2015-16, casting doubt on t...

Oliver Says No To Quantitative Easing

CP | Michelle Mark, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.23.2015 | Canada Business

Oliver says such a policy is "not on the table" because 90,000 jobs have been created this year.

Feds Won't Help With Ontario Pension Plan: Oliver

CP | Keith Leslie, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.20.2015 | Canada Politics

Conservatives "will not assist the Ontario government" in the implementation of the Ontario Retirement Pension Plan.

Tories Aim To Boost Economy With Cheques, Spending

CP | Bruce Cheadle | Posted 07.12.2015 | Canada Politics

"If an interest rate of three quarters is not doing the trick, why would we believe an interest rate at a half would make any difference?"