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Crowns and capitalism make engaging history - Leader Post - Regina Leader-Post

Crowns and capitalism make engaging history - Leader Post - Regina Leader-Post | Legislatures Assembled | Scoop.it
Crowns and capitalism make engaging history - Leader Post
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Kishchuk notes the existence of electrical generating and distribution Crowns in B.C., Manitoba, Ontario and Quebec. Manitoba, Quebec, and B.C.
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Privitizing Crown Corporations in Canada

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Gregory Sobara's formula for an independent, non-partisan Senate - Toronto Star

Gregory Sobara's formula for an independent, non-partisan Senate - Toronto Star | Legislatures Assembled | Scoop.it
Toronto Star Gregory Sobara's formula for an independent, non-partisan Senate Toronto Star All of it could be accomplished by a thorough rewriting of the standing orders that govern the operation of the Senate along with the elimination of the...
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Steve Paikin: Queen's Park's Top Twitter Influencer

Steve Paikin: Queen's Park's Top Twitter Influencer | Legislatures Assembled | Scoop.it
The fine folks at public relations powerhouse Hill+Knowlton Strategies looked at Ontario MPPs, journalists, and political parties on Twitter, and ranked those who are using the social media service most effectively.
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It’s time to “green” our legislatures with women politicians – ThinkBrigade

It’s time to “green” our legislatures with women politicians – ThinkBrigade | Legislatures Assembled | Scoop.it
Did you know that only 19% of all elected members of parliament internationally are women? Without the critical voices of 51% of the population, we may be missing out on the voices of environmental support that women offer.
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Queen's Park Watch: Why Nobody Wants an Election But We Could Get One Anyway - Torontoist

Queen's Park Watch: Why Nobody Wants an Election But We Could Get One Anyway - Torontoist | Legislatures Assembled | Scoop.it
TorontoistQueen's Park Watch: Why Nobody Wants an Election But We Could Get One AnywayTorontoistIt's still a long shot, but the odds of a provincial election are ticking up slightly as nobody wants to back down on budget talks.
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Queen’s Park? More like Queen’s Island: Hume

Queen’s Park? More like Queen’s Island: Hume | Legislatures Assembled | Scoop.it
There’s a good reason why people complain Queen’s Park is hard to reach – it is hard to reach...
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Horwath review part of this weekend's NDP convention - CTV.ca

Horwath review part of this weekend's NDP convention - CTV.ca | Legislatures Assembled | Scoop.it
Toronto StarHorwath review part of this weekend's NDP conventionCTV.caOntario NDP Leader Andrea Horwath speaks to reporters on Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2012 at Queen's Park in Toronto.
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MPs, senators battle over supremacy - The Star

MPs, senators battle over supremacy - The Star | Legislatures Assembled | Scoop.it
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The Senate has already initiated a move to revise its Standing Orders which were written last January by members of the Tenth Parliament.
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State Legislatures and Polarization

State Legislatures and Polarization | Legislatures Assembled | Scoop.it
America's state legislatures are polarized--just like Congress--between liberals and conservatives, Democrats and Republicans. That polarization creates gridlock, when it's difficult to get legisla...
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MPP Hillier Motions for Greater Private Member Rights

MPP Hillier Motions for Greater Private Member Rights, These motions will bring greater rights and responsibilities for private members to challenge unfair regulations...
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"Inspiring action will make legislatures as role-models" - Dr APJ Abdul Kalam ~ PodUniversal

"Inspiring action will make legislatures as role-models" - Dr APJ Abdul Kalam ~ PodUniversal | Legislatures Assembled | Scoop.it
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Torstar's Star Media Launches Daily Online Newsletter for Provincial Politics - mediacaster

Torstar's Star Media Launches Daily Online Newsletter for Provincial Politics - mediacaster | Legislatures Assembled | Scoop.it
Torstar's Star Media Launches Daily Online Newsletter for Provincial PoliticsmediacasterA new daily online newsletter promises insight and information into all things political at Queen's Park.
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Ontario budget: Liberals warn teachers, doctors over pay

Ontario budget: Liberals warn teachers, doctors over pay | Legislatures Assembled | Scoop.it
Ontario’s minority Liberal government took dead aim at teachers and doctors in a bid for public support to keep their wage hike demands to zero. (All in favour of encouraging politicians to drop the phrase "doubling down"?
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Ontario bill targets cellphone contracts and prices

Ontario bill targets cellphone contracts and prices | Legislatures Assembled | Scoop.it
The province is taking aim at “price gouging” by cell phone companies with new legislation, but it won’t tackle voice and data rates.
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