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The Nation: Is the rock star economy still rocking?

This weekend The Nation interviews Steven Joyce on the economy and the budget:

Is the rock star economy still rocking? Tomorrow we’ll talk to the newly-minted Finance Minister Steven Joyce ahead of next month’s Budget. 90 more words


Canada's Federal Budget 2017

The Liberals released the Federal Budget last month – the overall theme was to strengthen the middle class.

The Finance Minister, Bill Morneau, indicated that the plan’s objective is to grow employment opportunities for Canadians and ensure that Canada is innovative and globally competitive. 53 more words

Labour Market

Toronto homeowners cashing out as government works to rein in hot housing market

TORONTO – Sarah Blakely recalls feeling some trepidation when she and her husband shelled out more than $300,000 for a modest 1 1/2-storey house in a less-desirable part of Toronto. 1,022 more words


Godly Leadership - Joseph The Prime Minister

After twenty six painstaking years, Nelson Mandela was released from prison on February 11th 1990. Just over four years later, following South Africa’s first fully democratic election, he became the President of our country. 1,433 more words

4 April 2017 - Revolving Doors

Standard and Poor downgrade SA bonds to junk status, highlighting the cabinet reshuffle as one of the reasons


Canadian Union of Public Employees denounces proposal to privatize SAQ

The Canadian Union of Public Employees (SCFP) held what the group is calling “information sessions” outside of five Société des alcools du Quebéc (SAQ) stores in the greater Montreal area to denounce the idea of privatizing the institution. 116 more words


South Africa leaders divided after President Zuma sacks Gordhan

South Africa’s Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has described the sacking of Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan as “totally unacceptable”.

His late night dismissal on Thursday led to a 5% plunge in the value of the currency, the rand. 638 more words