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Don’t expect drastic policy shifts under Oliver

But while Jim Flaherty did the heavy lifting to balance the budget by next year, Joe Oliver has to resolve the income-splitting issue and return Canada to long-term economic growth.

The Hill Times photographs by Jake Wright, The Hill Times
Goodbye Jimmy, hello Joe: Joe Oliver, left, replaced Jim Flaherty, who resigned last week as finance minister for health reasons. Despite clashing with Mr. Flaherty over the years, former Parliamentary budget officer Kevin Page, right, said he has ‘enormous respect’ for Mr. Flaherty for navigating Canada through a global economic crisis and putting the country’s books back on track toward reaching a surplus.

 

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Don’t expect drastic policy shifts under Oliver

But while Jim Flaherty did the heavy lifting to balance the budget by next year, Joe Oliver has to resolve the income-splitting issue and return Canada to long-term economic growth.

The Hill Times photographs by Jake Wright, The Hill Times
Goodbye Jimmy, hello Joe: Joe Oliver, left, replaced Jim Flaherty, who resigned last week as finance minister for health reasons. Despite clashing with Mr. Flaherty over the years, former Parliamentary budget officer Kevin Page, right, said he has ‘enormous respect’ for Mr. Flaherty for navigating Canada through a global economic crisis and putting the country’s books back on track toward reaching a surplus.

 

  

Parliamentary Calendar
Monday, September 1, 2014
HILL LIFE & PEOPLE SLIDESHOWS
Remembering Devon Jacobs Aug. 19, 2014

The Hill Times photo by Jake Wright

Devon Jacobs, right, with Monte Solberg and Jim Armour at the 2012 Manning Networking Conference.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

Devon Jacobs with Liberal MP Scott Simms.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

Devon Jacobs with former colleague Jim Patrick, Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau and Liberal MP Mauril Belanger at the 2013 all-party party.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

Devon Jacobs, centre, with Conservative MPs (from left) Susan Truppe, Colin Carrie, Ted Opitz, Lynne Yelich and Eve Adams.

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