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Wildrose MLA Joe Anglin accuses party of playing favourites
High-profile Wildrose MLA Joe Anglin accused his party Wednesday of favouring its friends over him after it rejected his bid to have a rival nomination candidate disqualified. The outspoken former Rimbey councillor blasted the Wildrose executive for faili
Wynne accused of hiding $317-million bailout
Ontario's Progressive Conservatives have released government documents showing the Liberals secretly approved a $317-million bailout of a downtown Toronto real estate development.
Ontario heading to the polls on June 12
TORONTO - Ontario is heading to the polls. NDP Leader Andrea Horwath announced Friday morning she would vote against the Liberals' spring budget, which prompted Premier Kathleen Wynne to visit Lt.-Gov. David Onley and ask him to disolve parliament.
Smyth: Provincial government making fools of B.C. tax slaves
If you’re feeling acute pain in your wallet from Tuesday’s hikes in B.C. Hydro rates and ferry fares — not to mention recent Insurance Corporation of B.C. and Medical Services Plan increases — try to look at it from the government’s point of view.
New gas plant allegations involve Dalton McGuinty aide
Former Ontario premier Dalton McGuinty's ex chief of staff is accused of giving a third party access to computers in the premier's office, which resulted in sensitive information about the cancellation of gas plants being removed from hard drives.
Poll: Péladeau has favoured Liberals
More than a week into the election campaign, the Quebec Liberals are edging up in popular support and are now tied with the Parti Québécois, a new poll released Saturday shows.
Marois tries to quash sovereignty issue
LÉVIS — The Parti Québécois spent Thursday trying to get its wayward electoral campaign back on track after a week of conflict and controversy, but the party's efforts seemed wasted as reporters continued to hammer leader Pauline Marois on referendums and
Alberta posts 3rd-quarter operating surplus; revenue up
CALGARY, Alberta, Feb 26 (Reuters) - The Canadian provinceof Alberta, the largest source of U.S. oil imports, said onWednesday it ran an unexpected C$1.2 billion ($1.1 billion)operating surplus over the first three quarters of the current fiscal year beca
Half of Quebec non-francophones consider leaving
The economy, political uncertainty, taxes and jobs are all reasons why 51 per cent of English-speakers said they had considered moving out of the province, a new EKOS poll commissioned by the CBC suggests.
Quebec's 'dying with dignity' law would set new standards
Should Quebec's national assembly pass its new death with dignity law, it will be enacting legislation that has more in keeping with Europe's "unbearable suffering" approach to physician-assisted death than with what U.S. states have done.
Ontario's 'have not' status sets up a divided Canada
As anyone who has ever watched puppies tussle over a bone knows, nothing leads to acrimony quicker than competition for an object everyone wants. Keep that image in mind, but replace puppies with provincial governments, six of whom are now beneficiaries o
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