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Ontario municipalities 'ecstatic' future green energy contracts are on hold (CBC News)

Ontario municipalities 'ecstatic' future green energy contracts are on hold

CBC News | Ottawa - http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/ottawa/green-energy-contracts-reaction-1.3781378​ 
September 28, 2016

Municipalities across Ontario are cheering the government's decision to suspend its competition for 1,000 megawatts' worth of big, new renewable energy projects.

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Keith Banting receives lifetime achievement award

The School of Policy Studies congratulates Dr. Keith Banting, who has been awarded the 2016 recipient of the Mildred A. Schwartz Lifetime Achievement Award at the APSA Annual Convention this past week. This annual award from the American Political Science Association recognizes scholars who have made significant contributions to the study of Canadian Politics throughout their career.

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Douglas Bland: CFB North Bay isn’t going anywhere., Northern Miner

CFB North Bay isn’t going anywhere.

Douglas Bland in Jennifer Hanilton-McCharles​
The Nugget, February 12, 2016

CFB North Bay isn't going anywhere, according to Nipissing-Timiskaming MP Anthony Rota.

“I've sat down with the (defence) minister and the local commander, and the base is staying,” Rota said Thursday. “There's no question we're working hard to expand and there's a lot of opportunities to do that.”

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Eugene Lang: Canada’s economic image problem, Toronto Star

Canada’s economic image problem

Eugene Lang and Philip DeMont 
Toronto Star, February 2, 2016

The exchange rate is the most important price in the economy” is a quote often attributed to Robert Mundell, the Canadian-born, Nobel Prize winning economist. The dollar’s price is so important because it affects everything from the inflation rate, to the propensity of Americans to vacation in Canada, to the competitiveness of Canadian exports in foreign markets.

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