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Why a Government Shutdown Would Never Happen in Canada

The latest U.S. government shutdown dominated headlines this week, prompting questions as to whether a similar situation could happen here. I sat down with my colleague at Samara, Jane Hilderman, to talk about the government shutdown and why -- for better or for worse -- it can't happen in Canada. What's at the heart of a government shutdown like the sort we're seeing in the U.S.?
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Don't Expect To See Her Any Time Soon

National parks in the US are being evacuated, American landmarks like the Statue of Liberty and the Lincoln Memorial have closed, and some citizens can expect delayed passport services. These are amon...
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The Bigger Worry For Canada

The U.S. government shutdown dominated headlines on both sides of the border Tuesday, but economists say there is little chance of the shutdown harming the Canadian economy unless it drags on past the...
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UNPLUGGED

WASHINGTON - Congress hung "Closed" signs on a big swath of the government Tuesday and sent home 800,000 workers in what President Barack Obama labeled an "ideological crusade" by the GOP. On Capitol...
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SHUTDOWN LOOMING

WASHINGTON - The White House budget office has directed federal agencies to shut down, lacking funding from Congres
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Obama Threatens To Veto GOP Plan

WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama ramped up pressure on Republicans Monday to avoid a post-midnight government shutdown, saying that failure to pass a short-term spending measure to keep agencies op...