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Reunited.. And Slamming Harper

OTTAWA - Efforts by the provinces and territories to combat climate change and reduce greenhouse gas emissions will be a top item of discussion at Friday's premiers meeting, says Ontario Premier Kathl...
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PM To Skip Premiers Meeting, Again

OTTAWA - Canada's provincial and territorial premiers will sit down Friday in Ottawa to discuss energy, skills training, internal trade barriers and the need for infrastructure funding as plummeting o...
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5 Hot Issues For Premiers

Canada's 13 provincial and territorial leaders are gathering in picturesque Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ont., for an annual gathering that officially kicked off Wednesday evening with an opening recepti...
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What's On The Agenda

NIAGARA-ON-THE-LAKE, Ont. - Provincial and territorial leaders threw their support Wednesday behind a national public inquiry into missing and murdered aboriginal women and girls, ratcheting up the pr...

Will Canada's Premiers Tackle Housing?

The premiers have a tough job this week. They have to choose which pressing issue will be discussed, debated and (hopefully) tackled in just three days at the Council of the Federation meeting in Niagara, Ontario. Lead by the Dignity for All Campaign, over 50 organizations from across the country are pushing the premiers to make housing a priority.
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Give Us More Economic Control: Clark

HALIFAX - The premiers are calling on Ottawa to give them more control over the number of immigrants they can recruit and the kinds of services they can provide to them.The provincial and territorial...

What Basketball Can Teach Us About Obamacare

Woody Allen once said that basketball transports us to a primitive place for higher learning. The loose arrangement of strangers balling on public pavement illustrates many of the ivory tower's arguments surrounding health insurance. We can try breaking it down like this...
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Why We're Feeling Political 'Despair'

As premiers gather for their annual Council of the Federation meeting in Halifax this week, a new Institute for Research on Public Policy-Nanos Research survey suggests a lack of confidence in the abi...