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Economy, Politics

COVID-19: Citizen support for provincial governments waning

In Canada the provincial governments have wide-ranging power and authority. In this time of the pandemic for example orders of lockdowns have come from each province separately, and  in addition to federal programmes, provinces have also instituted various funding programmes »

Politics, Society

Canadians largely satisfied with how provincial governments handled pandemic

Provincial governments across Canada are getting good scores for their handling of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a new survey by the Angus Reid Institute. At least seven-in-ten Canadians say their province has done a good job in handling the »

Health, Politics

Premier, academics signal concern over legalizing pot

The Canadian government plans to legalize the recreational use of marijuana in July 2018 but there is concern about the plan coming from political and academic quarters. The finance minister in the western province of Manitoba says the date should »