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20 Feb
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We’re putting a price on carbon. Get over it.

Who would have thought a year ago that carbon pricing would be splashed across Canada’s front pages? Yet here we are. Energy- and resource-beat reporters are chronicling the at times heated exchanges between the federal government and the provinces as ...

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20 Jan
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Political Financing

The current Elections Act was amended considerably in the wake of the sponsorship scandal, which tarnished the governing Liberals in the mid-2000s. Today, the financing of political parties comes from two sources: individual contributions and public funding. Two series of ...

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20 Jan
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Majority or Minority Government of canada

Tradition dictates that the party winning the most seats forms the government. If a party ends up with more than half the seats in the House of Commons, a majority government forms and has control over the House. But if ...

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