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Dalton McGuinty leaves politics amid Wynne praise
Dalton McGuinty officially resigned today as MPP for Ottawa-South, with Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne defending his legacy and saying he should not be defined by the gas plant cancellation scandal that sped his exit from politics.
B.C. pollsters to make changes after surprise Liberal victory
Polling companies in British Columbia say they're planning to make changes so they can predict future votes more accurately as they face a backlash from the public and their clients following the unexpected election of another Liberal majority government
Leaders ramp up campaign as B.C. vote nears
The NDP came out of the gates way ahead in the race, and while recent polls suggest the Liberals have narrowed that lead, Adrian Dix and his New Democrats still appear to have a significant lead in most polls.
Critics admonish AHS for bonuses
Critics and even Premier Alison Redford are crying foul over Alberta Health Services senior execs serving themselves up juicy bonuses just before a government freeze takes effect April 1.
Redford's Tories trail Wildrose, poll shows
The survey by ThinkHQ Public Affairs shows the Wildrose Party with 38 per cent support among decided voters compared to 26 per cent for the ruling Progressive Conservatives, who took 44 per cent of the vote in last spring’s provincial election.
B.C. government tables lean budget
The B.C. Liberal government tabled a lean budget Tuesday that promises to deliver a surplus and includes a limited number of pre-election goodies.
Albertans identify child poverty as priority
The Redford government has quietly released the results of a six-month, $450,000 public consultation that will govern the overhaul of Alberta’s social service programs.
The sweeping survey found Albertans’ top priority was reducing child poverty, follo
Ontario, like California, going for broke
Now, let's see. According to the state treasurer, who should know, California (population 36.4 million) has sovereign debt of $60-billion (U.S.) - $1,650 per person.
Legal fight to erupt over Winnipeg water
In December, the City of Winnipeg announced it set aside a plan to extend water pipes into the RMs of Rosser and West St. Paul after receiving a letter from the International Joint Commission, which raised undisclosed issues.
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