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Inflamed relations between Ottawa and the prairie premiers don’t even need oil and gas to ignite

Inflamed relations between Ottawa and the prairie premiers don’t even need oil and gas to ignite

By Andrew Steele After Justin Trudeau’s Liberal Party won re-election without any representatives from Alberta and Saskatchewan, all eyes are on the potential clash between those oil-producing provinces and the federal government over carbon action. But this is not the only confrontation that looms for Confederation. Behind

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Canadian Election Week 5: ‘Destination Gridlock’

As the electoral finish line approaches on Monday, the picture is anything but clear. The debates are done, the platforms have been rolled out, and the attacks have been launched. After spending millions reaching potential voters, the Conservatives and Liberals remain essentially tied in popular support, and

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Toronto Has a Transit Deal. What’s Next?

Toronto Has a Transit Deal. What's Next?

All in all, the Province and the City have made significant strides to achieving a massive new subway and transit expansion totaling nearly $30 billion – including a real path to co-operation between all three levels of government – which is no small feat. We appear to have an agreement, but what does it all mean and what happens next?

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