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Advice On Appointment Didn't Come Cheap

The prime minister's controversial decision to appoint Justice Marc Nadon to the Supreme Court of Canada hasn't come cheap. Anticipating debate over the nomination, the government sought to...
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Troubling Rumblings Around B.C.'s Agricultural Land Commission

Bill Bennett, minister responsible for the B.C. government's core review, is trying his darndest lately to reassure British Columbians that the government "has no plans to dismantle" the Agricultural Land Commission and that much of the speculation was simply the result of government "brainstorming." That's nice. Doesn't mean much in government-speak, but it sounds comforting. It's what comes next that should be of concern. In an interview with the Globe and Mail on Tuesday, Bennett confirmed that the Commission would, however, be subject to the government's core review.