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The cursed state of Canadian politics

By Gerry Nicholls      

Federal-provincial conflicts and intra-party squabbles are just a part of the backdrop to the bigger dramas dominating Canadian politics right now, such as the NAFTA negotiations.

B.C. Premier John Horgan's standoff with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau over the Trans Mountain pipeline is just one in a series of political battles making headlines in Canada. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia

OAKVILLE—When people say, “may you live in interesting times,” it’s supposed to be a curse, since “interesting” equates to turbulent, i.e. “World War II sure was interesting.”

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