The Canadian government announced Wednesday of new rules and regulations for the prepaid credit card industry, which has gone largely unregulated for several years. Consumers will no longer worry about hidden fees and expiry dates.
British Columbia Deputy Premier and Finance Minister Kevin Falcon announced that he is stepping down from his position and will retire from the public sector. Falcon will stay on as a backbench Member of the Legislative Assembly.
Due to a paucity of diamond inflows and revenues, Zimbabwe Finance Minister Tendai Biti announced that the 2012 federal budget will consist of spending cuts by 10 percent as well as a jump in tax rates.
Research in Motion, the struggling Canadian-owned BlackBerry-maker, will not receive a bailout from the federal government, confirmed Conservative Finance Minister Jim Flaherty Thursday in New Brunswick.
As the Canadian federal government makes significant changes to the Employment Insurance system, Finance Minister Jim Flaherty's comments of there is no such thing as a bad job must be questioned and analyzed.
Canadian Finance Minister Jim Flaherty told a phalanx of reporters Monday that this country needs workers and there is no such thing as a bad job. This comes as the Conservatives are attempting to reform Employment Insurance.
Canadian officials helped honour Canada Company scholarship recipients Friday aboard the HMCS Montreal ship in Toronto. The organization helps children of those who made the ultimate sacrifice in Canada and overseas.
The Indonesian Parliament voted in favor of a criminal investgation over the Finance Minister and Vice President's involvement in the 6.7 trillion Rupiah rescue of a small bank in the Asia-Pacific nation.
An in-depth analysis of Canada's fiscal structure shows the system is not sustainable said Canada's Parliamentary Budget Officer, Kevin Page. Prime Minister Stephen Harper appointed Page to ensure government accountability.
The 77-year-old Japanese Finance Minister will resign his post due to poor health and after weeks of constant arguments over the federal budget. Finding a replacement for Hirohisa Fuji will be a difficult task for Japan's Prime Minister.
Mr. Shoichi Nakagawa, the former finance minister of Japan has by found dead at his Tokyo home. Nakagawa was disgraced after appearing to be drunk during a speech in Rome in February during the G7 talks.