Election

In the news today, April 18

4 monthes ago   |   By National Post

Five stories in the news for Thursday, April 18
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KENNEY'S ‘TURN OFF TAPS' PLEDGE HEARD IN B.C.
Jason Kenney's Alberta election victory sent ripples of enthusiasm and concern across Canada Wednesday. Ontario Premier Doug Ford welcomed a rising Conservative wave, British Columbia grappled with the Kenny campaign promise of squeezing its oil supply and Quebec stood firm on its rejection of oil pipelines. Kenney's United Conservative Party captured 63 seats and more than 55 per cent of the popular vote, defeating the incumbent government of Rachel Notley's New Democrats. In B.C. on...
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