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  1. In midst of downturn, Albertans turn to dumping on NDP government with political swagRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 26 | Canada.com

    It was a packed town-hall meeting for Wildrose supporters held at a prairie golf course in the middle of a thunderstorm. Among those attending was plumber Vic Neufeld, whose black T-shirt proclaimed, "No NDP.

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  2. Jackie Trad puts West End's West Village development on holdRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | The Age

    The Queensland government "proposes" calling in a contentious development project in the inner-city suburb of West End that was approved by Brisbane City Council in May. Residents, developers, council and anyone who has made a previous submission now has until August 18 to make a further submission before a final decision to call-in the project is made. In a statement on Wednesday, local MP and Local Government and Planning Minister Jackie Trad explained why she has taken the initial step on the controversial development on the "Absoe" site, which has recently been cleared.

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  3. Ephraim Hardcastle asks if Edward Heath would have been a better PM if he were marriedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | Daily Mail

    Michael McManus, author of Edward Heath: A Singular Life, says the Conservative former premier was once asked if he would be a better PM if he were married. He says Heath replied: 'I don't know.

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  4. No breaks from B.C.'s new tax for foreign property buyers with deals: ministerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | Prince George Citizen

    There will be no reprieve from a new tax on foreign buyers who have signed contracts to purchase homes in Metro Vancouver, where they snapped up almost 10 per cent of recent property sales, B.C. Finance Minister Mike de Jong says. The tax takes effect next Tuesday and long-term contracts, such as pre-sale agreements for condos under construction, and pending property purchases involving foreign buyers will pay the new 15-per-cent tax.

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  5. Ontario looking 'very closely' at B.C. tax aimed at foreign homebuyersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | MacLeans

    Ontario Finance Minister Charles Sousa says he will be examining British Columbia's new tax aimed at foreign homebuyers "very closely" as he looks for ways to address eroding affordability in Toronto's housing sector. Sousa spoke enthusiastically about an announcement made Monday by B.C. Premier Christy Clark and B.C. Finance Minister Mike de Jong to impose a 15 per cent tax on foreign nationals looking to snap up homes in Vancouver's scorching real estate market.

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  6. Watchdog calls out Ontario Liberals for concealing dataRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | The Globe and Mail

    Mr. LeClair first complained of being stymied by the government in May. He said he has seen some improvements but that he is still getting stonewalled at times. Mr. LeClair first complained of being stymied by the government in May. He said he has seen some improvements but that he is still getting stonewalled at times.

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  7. Don't blame Chinese buyers - B.C.'s tax was long overdueRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | The Globe and Mail

    Burnaby condos are seen in the distance behind houses in east Vancouver in this file photo. Burnaby condos are seen in the distance behind houses in east Vancouver in this file photo.

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  8. SA pork barrel puts marine contracts at riskRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 26 | Yahoo!

    Yet the Minister for Defence Industry, Christopher Pyne, yesterday suggested WA should be happy with a 9.3 per cent share of the defence facilities investment spend for the next decade. Pyne, from Adelaide, comes to his new job with a well-earned reputation for being one of the most parochially powered ministers of the crown.

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  9. Carbon tax would be good for P.E.I., says climate expertRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | CBC News

    Fuel use in B.C. dropped as much as 17 per cent between 2008 and 2012 after the province implemented a carbon tax. A UPEI climate change expert hopes Islanders weigh the evidence from the B.C. carbon tax instead of rejecting the option simply because it includes the word "tax."

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  10. Brian Hutchinson: B.C. government scrambles to appear proactive with...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | Canada.com

    Every foreign national who purchases a home in Metro Vancouver will be expected to fork over a special property transfer tax set at 15%, B.C. Premier Christy Clark and her finance minister announced this week. The surprising new measure - expected to come into effect in the next few days - tops the B.C. government's response to a housing unaffordability crisis that's been causing conniptions in Canada's third largest city.

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  11. RCMP officer charged in Auburn sexual assaultRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 26 | Western Star

    The RCMP's Southwest Nova Major Crime Unit has charged an RCMP member with sexually assaulting a woman in Auburn more than a decade ago. Information came forward to RCMP officers last July during an investigation on other matters that Const.

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  12. Milton, Ontario chambers of commerce call on Province to make...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | InsideHalton.com

    The Ontario and Milton Chambers of Commerce are calling on the Province to commit dedicated infrastructure funds that would improve Internet access in rural areas. The topic that's often at the forefront of Nassagaweya residents' minds has drawn province-wide attention in recent days as the Ontario Chamber submitted a letter to Premier Kathleen Wynne that pushes the issue and makes recommendations to develop and expand broadband Internet access throughout remote and rural communities.

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  13. Corbyn and Blair 'not radical enough', says Owen SmithRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | Andover Advertiser

    Labour leadership contender Owen Smith has likened Jeremy Corbyn to political nemesis Tony Blair, claiming they have both failed to be radical enough. The former frontbencher said it was time for the party to be "less timid" as he described himself as "massively to the left" of Mr Blair.

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  14. Premiers meeting highlights Nunavut's energy needsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | Nunatsiaq News

    Canada's premiers met in Whitehorse, Yukon July 20-22 for the annual summer meeting of the Council of the Federation. Canadian premiers left a three-day meeting in Whitehorse, Yukon last week citing progress on responsible energy development and policy.

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  15. Combat militancy, ensure securityRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | The Daily Star

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday asked her party lawmakers to form active anti-militancy committees in their respective areas to fight extremism and militancy. "We will have to ensure people's security for the sake of continuation of the country's overall development," she told an emergency meeting of the Awami League Parliamentary Party at the Jatiya Sangshad Bhaban.

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  16. Jeremy Corbyn and Tony Blair 'not radical enough', says Owen SmithRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | Sunday Herald

    Labour leadership contender Owen Smith has likened Jeremy Corbyn to political nemesis Tony Blair, claiming they have both failed to be radical enough. The former frontbencher said it was time for the party to be "less timid" as he described himself as "massively to the left" of Mr Blair.

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  17. $45K severance as John Ottenheimer fired as head of N.L. HousingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | CBC News

    The former head of the Newfoundland and Labrador Housing Corporation says he was "deeply disappointed" to be dismissed after just a year into his five-year contract as CEO, a move that will cost taxpayers $45,000. "It was termination without cause," Ottenheimer, a former cabinet minister and Progressive Conservative leadership hopeful, told CBC on Tuesday.

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  18. Ottenheimer gone from NL Housing Corp.Read the original story

    Tuesday Jul 26 | The Labradorian

    ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - John Ottenheimer says he's "truly disappointed" that the provincial government decided to fire him without cause as CEO of the Newfoundland and Labrador Housing Corp. this week. Ottenheimer said he expects to be paid 14 weeks severance - which works out to around $40,000 based on his previously-reported $160,000 annual salary.

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  19. ASF critical of decision to release Placentia Bay aquaculture project from environmental assessmentRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 26 | Western Star

    The Atlantic Salmon Federation is calling the decision to release the Placentia Bay aquaculture project from environmental assessment irresponsible and unlawful. In a news release Monday, the group said Grieg NL Seafarms Ltd.'s plan to produce up to seven million farmed fish annually has the potential to wipe out the remaining wild Atlantic salmon in the bay through disease, sea lice infestation an interbreeding.

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  20. Reevely: Ontario's legislature kept in the dark on province's finances, budget watchdog warnsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | Canada.com

    Premier Kathleen Wynne and her ministers keep so much information about their plans and decisions secret that the provincial legislature can't do its job, Ontario's budget watchdog warns in his annual report . Financial accountability officer Stephen LeClair issued a special report on this problem in the spring.

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