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We know all about the Trump rally, but how would markets have fared under Hillary?

The move higher in stocks since the U.S. election has been labelled the ‘Trump Rally,’ a burst of market optimism generally attributed to the new president’s low-tax, pro-business and America First policies. 941 more words

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'We're preparing to fight': Residents oppose potential Green Line alignment through Ramsay

The team behind a 46-kilometre, multi-billion dollar light rail transit line is reconsidering an alignment from the Beltline to the Ramsay/Inglewood area, which would cut a historic neighbourhood in two. 569 more words

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Advance polls open Friday for Meewasin byelection

Voters in the Saskatoon Meewasin riding can begin casting ballots Friday afternoon as advance polls are scheduled to open.

The polling stations, located at the Ramada Hotel on Idylwyld Drive and the Saskatoon Kinsmen/Hank Ruys Soccer Centre on Primrose Drive, are scheduled to be open from 3 p.m. 131 more words

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Millennials rank conservative political parties as least trustworthy, pollster tells Conservative conference

OTTAWA — Conservative political parties are the institutions the least trusted by Canadians aged 15-34, researchers told a Manning Centre Conference audience Friday.

Young people, according to a survey commissioned for the centre, trust right-wing parties less than they trust all levels of government, left-leaning parties, corporations and unions, among other institutions. 530 more words

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Rift between Carleton Place mayor and councillor 'damaging to the town,' integrity commissioner warns

The mayor of Carleton Place is facing a divided council, according to the town’s deputy mayor, in the wake of a scathing report from an ethics watchdog that concluded the “toxic relationship” between Mayor Louis Antonakos and another councillor is “damaging to the town.” 1,158 more words

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Gormley: Stage set for turning point budget

The 2017 provincial Budget, the tenth for Premier Brad Wall and the Saskatchewan Party government, will be released March 22 and will be memorable for delivering some tough, necessary and unpopular decisions. 642 more words

Politics

Brown-John: On values Canadian and candidates Conservative

Most of Canada’s Conservative party leadership candidates are relatively unknown and modestly obscure.

And from my perspective as a political participant and observer of 60-plus years standing, one candidate who has attracted strong Conservative Party membership support, Kevin O’Leary, is totally obscure. 594 more words

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