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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
Dumb luck Liberals
Add highway construction to the long list of things Ontario's bumbling provincial government can't do right.
B.C. NDP Leader Adrian Dix to step down
B.C. NDP Leader Adrian Dix has announced his resignation as party leader today in Vancouver, following the party's surprising defeat by the Liberals in the May provincial election.
Ontario byelections: Liberals 2, NDP 2, PCs 1
Two New Democrats and one Progressive Conservative have taken seats at Queen's Park that were vacated by five Liberal MPPs, according to the unofficial results of last night's Ontario byelections.
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.
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