forest products

An interview with Finance Minister Jim Flaherty

On budget promises and whether the Tories can survive after governing through a punishing economic downturn


Government, the economy, and why Canadians should happily keep on being hewers of wood

Sit down for an on-the-record conversation with the average industry lobbyist in Ottawa, and the chat is likely to be bland—a mix of flattering the party in power and trying to cast a particular industry’s narrow interests as national ones.