Jack Mintz: Pipelines and NAFTA could start war between Trudeau and the provinces

Jack Mintz: Pipelines and NAFTA could start war between Trudeau and the provinces

Watching the recent press conference where Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and B.C. Premier Horgan announced funding for two new transit projects around Vancouver, everything seems lovey-dovey among the federal and provincial governments in Canada again. Yes, Trudeau made clear once again at the press conference his support for the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion and his…

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Jack Mintz: The Liberals stoke more anger, sticking Alberta with another raw deal

Jack Mintz: The Liberals stoke more anger, sticking Alberta with another raw deal

The federal government is stoking Western alienation with its recently revealed decision to leave the current equalization system untouched for five years. Jason Kenney, Alberta’s Opposition leader, is already on the warpath, along with allies in the governments of Saskatchewan, Ontario, Newfoundland and even B.C. The current equalization system is expected to cost close to…

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