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Trump, May, The Special Relationship Lies and Spies

In January (2017) Theresa May made a speech reaffirming the special relationship. The intimate harmonious bond between the United States, and the United Kingdom. Trump apparently does not share that opinion. 571 more words

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Timeline: Peace Bridge spans five years of sometimes troubled waters

Approved by council in 2008 in a 7-6 vote just seven days before the global economy was sent into a tailspin with U.S. banking giant Lehman Brothers collapsed, the bridge became a punching bag for critics. 819 more words

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Edmonton city councillors to lose partial income tax exemption in federal budget

Edmonton city councillors will lose a significant tax break after it was axed in the federal budget Wednesday.

One-third of their income is tax-free. As of 2019, “non-accountable expense allowances” will become part of taxable income. 376 more words

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Council to hold special meeting to discuss provincial budget fallout

Saskatoon city council plans to hold a special meeting on Sunday to discuss the effects of Wednesday’s provincial budget.

The province is eliminating $36 million in grants in lieu of property taxes from Crown corporations SaskPower and SaskEnergy. 122 more words

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Government looking for partner to run Olympic Stadium

QUEBEC – Underused and underloved, the Olympic Stadium is in need of a private partner to breathe new life into it, according to the Quebec government. 298 more words

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Higher Saskatchewan sales tax in budget that eats away at deficit

REGINA — Saskatchewan residents will have to dig deeper into their pockets for everything from home renovations to alcohol, as the government increases the provincial sales tax to help tackle a $1.3-billion deficit. 601 more words

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