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  1. Cost of WA election promises mounting upRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Sydney Morning Herald

    Western Australia's dire finances continue to overshadow even the most meritorious of election pledges, with no quick fix to the GST carve up in sight while costly promises including no tax hikes continue to flow thick and fast. A seemingly frustrated Premier Colin Barnett refused to say on Tuesday if he was disappointed by Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull giving no estimate for when a "floor" to GST allocations may be introduced.

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  2. BC Budget: Opposition pans MSP reduction planRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Surrey Leader

    Opposition politicians were quick to attack the BC Liberal government's plan to cut Medical Services Plan premiums by half next year, and eliminate them entirely in future years. NDP leader John Horgan isn't ready to announce details of his own promise to eliminate MSP premiums, but he said the plan in Finance Minister Mike de Jong's pre-election budget is not credible.

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  3. Reaction mixed from interest groups responding to B.C.'s 2017-18 budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Brandon Sun

    British Columbia's 2017-18 budget was announced Tuesday by Finance Minister Mike de Jong and elicited mixed reactions from interest groups across the province. "Now that it's election time, the government is singularly focused on having you forget everything they have ever done.

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  4. Premier defends criticism of Ed Martin; PCs say he 'doesn't accept' AG reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | CBC News

    Dwight Ball, left, and Ed Martin both held press conferences on April 20 that suggested Martin left voluntarily from his job. Later, following the disclosure of a controversial severance package, Martin called his departure a constructive dismissal.

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  5. Family, friends and bus drivers attend funeral for slain Winnipeg bus driverRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Cape Breton Post

    He was stabbed at the University of Manitoba during the last stop of his shift in the early hours of Feb. 14 as he tried to get a lone passenger off the bus. Winnipeg Transit drivers observed a moment of silence in honour of their slain colleague and those not at the service pulled over at safe locations and stopped their buses for one minute of silence.

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  6. Castle Hill MP Ray Williams accused over political donationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Hills News

    Castle Hill MP Ray Williams has denied claims that he accepted thousands of dollars in illegal political donations from property developers before the 2015 state election. Castle Hill MP Ray Williams has denied claims that he accepted thousands of dollars in illegal political donations from property developers before the 2015 state election.

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  7. N.S. Liberals use majority to pass legislation ending teachers' contract disputeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | SooToday

    With shouts of "Shame" cascading from the public gallery, Nova Scotia's Liberal government passed a contentious bill Tuesday ending a 16-month contract dispute with the province's 9,300 public school teachers. The Liberals used their majority to ram through Bill 75, which also ended a work-to-rule job action that began Dec. 5. "Teaching is not easy," Education Minister Karen Casey told the house as she moved passage of the final reading of the legislation late Tuesday afternoon following a lengthy session that began at 12:01 a.m. "Challenges in the classroom are very real," said Casey.

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  8. Chinese premier appeals to Washington to avoid 'trade war'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 20 | WNEM-TV Saginaw

    China's No. 2 leader expressed hope that disputes with U.S. President Donald Trump's government can be settled amicably and warned a "trade war would benefit nobody."

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  9. B.C. Liberals make re-election pitch with fifth straight balanced budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Globe and Mail

    Premier Christy Clark arrives before B.C. Finance Minister Michael de Jong arrives to deliver a balanced budget for a fifth year in a row at Legislative Assembly in Victoria, B.C. Tuesday, February 21, 2017. Premier Christy Clark arrives before B.C. Finance Minister Michael de Jong arrives to deliver a balanced budget for a fifth year in a row at Legislative Assembly in Victoria, B.C. Tuesday, February 21, 2017.

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  10. How much have hydro bills in Ontario really gone up?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | 900 CHML AM

    Premier Kathleen Wynne says rising hydro rates in Ontario have become "very burdensome" for many families in the province. Ontario's Energy Minister, Glenn Thibeault, agrees with Wynne and says hydro bills have become too much for many families to bear.

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  11. U.S. company Windstream Energy sues Canada for $28-million in NAFTA caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Globe and Mail

    A NAFTA arbitration panel found that an Ontario decision to block offshore wind farms was at least partially politically motivated. A NAFTA arbitration panel found that an Ontario decision to block offshore wind farms was at least partially politically motivated.

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  12. Mixed reviews on budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Castanet.net

    The Canadian Taxpayers Federation, a non-profit taxpayers advocacy group, was "thrilled to bits" the government will be cutting the medical services premiums. "This is the signature tax cut of Christy Clark's six years as premier in fact, it's the first true, broad-based provincial tax cut we've seen since 2007," said Jordan Bateman, the federation's director.

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  13. Israeli PM full of praise for AustraliaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | NEWS.com.au

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has paid tribute to the strong ties between his country and Australia after landing in Sydney for a historic visit. Mr Netanyahu flew into Sydney on Wednesday from Singapore where he had been holding official talks and spoke of Israel's desire to focus to Asia.

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  14. B.C. issues warning on U.S. protectionismRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Globe and Mail

    B.C. Finance Minister Michael de Jong delivers a balanced budget for a fifth year in a row at Legislative Assembly in Victoria, B.C. Tuesday, February 21, 2017. B.C. Finance Minister Michael de Jong delivers a balanced budget for a fifth year in a row at Legislative Assembly in Victoria, B.C. Tuesday, February 21, 2017.

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  15. Museum battle causing Dionne sisters 'great amount of stress'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Baytoday.ca

    The spokesman for the surviving Dionne sisters, Carlo Tarini, says in an email to BayToday that the battle to save the Dionne Museum has become particularly stressful on the two. "The ordeal with the current plan to dismantle the Dionne Museum and birth home is causing the surviving sisters, now 82, a great amount of stress.

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  16. A new bill could keep your electricity from being disconnected in the winterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | CBC News

    Premier Kathleen Wynne has promised more relief and a source familiar with the discussions said that incrementally increasing an eight-per-cent rebate is being considered. Ontario's Liberal government will introduce legislation Wednesday to end disconnections of electricity during the winter months, if all of the local distribution companies don't voluntarily stop.

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  17. Manitoba premier seeks co-ordination with feds to deal with refugee surgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Daily Courier

    The federal and provincial governments need to co-ordinate their approach to the growing number of asylum-seekers crossing the border because all signs from the United States suggest the issue is not going away, says Manitoba's premier. "With the United States approach, and the United States new administration's approach on issues related to refugees - and to immigration generally - there are conditions that would lead, I think, most people to conclude this will be an ongoing challenge," Brian Pallister said Tuesday.

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  18. Broad tax breaks, targeted spending increases in B.C. pre-election budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Canada.com

    British Columbia's government is staking its re-election on a nearly $1 billion cut in medical service premiums, a small business tax reduction and carefully targeted spending increases on education, health and child welfare in a 2017-18 budget that projects a fifth consecutive surplus. Finance Minister Mike de Jong said Tuesday the government will move to eliminate unpopular medical service plan premiums, starting with a 50-per-cent cut next year that will see a family earning up to $120,000 annually saving up to $900 in 2018.

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  19. N.S. Liberals use majority to pass legislation ending teachersa contract disputeRead the original story

    Tuesday | Lethbridge Herald

    With shouts of "Shame" cascading from the public gallery, Nova Scotia's Liberal government passed a contentious bill Tuesday ending a 16-month contract dispute with the province's 9,300 public school teachers. The Liberals used their majority to ram through Bill 75, which also ended a work-to-rule job action that began Dec. 5. "Teaching is not easy," Education Minister Karen Casey told the house as she moved passage of the final reading of the legislation late Tuesday afternoon following a lengthy session that began at 12:01 a.m. "Challenges in the classroom are very real," said Casey.

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  20. Quebec takes aim at foreign takeovers with new watchdog groupRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Globe and Mail

    Quebec's Minister of Finance Carlos Leitao says the purpose of a new takeover watchdog agency "is to make sure that we have in place measures that are realistic and that favour the growth of local companies." Quebec's Minister of Finance Carlos Leitao says the purpose of a new takeover watchdog agency "is to make sure that we have in place measures that are realistic and that favour the growth of local companies."

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