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| June 17, 2016
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| June 1, 2016
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Canadians need more than celebrity from Justin Trudeau

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It was a night for nostalgia, the eighth and last White House Correspondents Dinner for U.S. President Barack Obama. The one-time Harvard Law Review editor and community organizer, a basketball-savvy president with worldwide appeal, was doing his final stand-up before the audience of media, political and Hollywood stars.

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Signing trade deals does not amount to promoting trade

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Comparing fiscal federalism and revenue distribution in Canada and Australia

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As oil deflates Alberta's swagger, it's time to face some harmful economic myths

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Now that the "swagger" is gone out of Alberta, as the news reports say, and Albertans are getting on pogey as the oil economy has collapsed, you'd think we'd at least be spared the lectures about how economically virtuous Albertans are as compared to us bedraggled Maritimers.

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| March 31, 2016
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Deficit hysteria breaks out in wake of Liberal budget

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| March 22, 2016
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Why is Justin Trudeau invited to the White House?

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The Obama White House hosts Justin Trudeau for a state dinner March 10. This is the first full-scale official visit by a Canadian prime minister since 1997.

Justin Trudeau has attracted major media attention in the U.S., raising his profile in Canada. For the prime minister, the visit has already borne fruit.

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