Everything about Detour Gold Corp. is big, from its shovels that scoop up 100 tons of rock at a time to its index-leading share price. Now it’s exploring ways to make Canada’s largest gold mine even bigger.
Former Canadian Prime Minister Paul Martin, who slashed his nation’s debt in the decade through 2005, said Europe needs to show Greece how austerity will pay off in the medium term to successfully push through budget cuts.
Along with the leadership of Canada’s largest province and the keys to its 120 year-old pink- sandstone legislature, the winner of Ontario’s election tomorrow will claim the largest pile of debt of any province, state or local government in the world.
Former Canadian Prime Minister Paul Martin said Europe must make progress toward a deeper union that includes joint euro-region bonds, much like what Alexander Hamilton did in the U.S. more than two centuries ago.
Jim Flaherty announced yesterday he would be resigning his post as Canadian finance minister after more than eight years on the job. The following are comments from executives, economists and officials on his tenure as Canada’s third longest-serving finance chief.
Jean Chretien and Paul Martin , former Canadian prime ministers, will join the national election campaign tour of Liberal Party leader Michael Ignatieff , the Globe and Mail reported on its website , without saying where it got the information.
Back in the spring of 2012, while walking in the deep woods of northern Ontario, Sonny Gagnon stumbled across a collection of surveying equipment among the towering spruce trees. Gagnon is chief of the Aroland aboriginal tribe, a band of 450 people living in a village of ramshackle houses surrounded by swampy muskeg. He tracks everything that goes on in his community. And the surveying tools weren’t supposed to be there.