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Jaitley rules out single GST rate but hints at further rate cuts

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday ruled out a single rate for the goods and services tax (GST), adding any further rationalization of tariffs would be contingent on revenues. 408 more words

Sask. finance minister grapples with rejection of wage cut

Finance Minister Donna Harapuer is preparing to adjust Saskatchewan’s mid-year financial update in the wake of the union representing SaskPower employees voting against a 3.5 per cent wage decrease. 337 more words

Politics

Nigeria’s finance minister says the country is not an oil economy

In an article captioned: ‘All Change
An Oil Economy,” the Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun has said that descriptions of Nigeria’s economy which often include such phrases as ‘Africa’s largest oil producer’ and ‘the oil rich African nation’ are incorrect as she noted that oil economies are typically characterised by low population densities and abundant oil resources,  272 more words

MELUSI GIGABA BUDGET SPEECH - "Very Disappointing"

The minister’s speech was met with mixed reviews and mostly negative reception.

There was no clear plan to assist students specifically, even after their much publicized struggle against prohibitive education fees. 160 more words

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Bill Morneau should donate shares to charity instead of selling them: experts

OTTAWA – Of all the headaches Bill Morneau is nursing these days, this might be the least of them: what’s the best way to donate millions of dollars in stock-market gains to charity? 664 more words

Canada

A finance minister that just makes numbers up. Nooooo problem — Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media

Grant is going to have to learn to stick to waffling like his leader or actually swot up on the numbers before spewing forth demonstrable lies.

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NZ

Liberals to announce smaller deficits amid Bill Morneau scandal

OTTAWA – The Trudeau government will release fresh projections Tuesday pointing to smaller-than-anticipated deficits as part of a crowd-pleasing economic update the Liberals are likely counting on to draw attention away from their embattled finance minister. 936 more words

Canada