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Asbestos Mine To Reopen After Loan From Quebec Government
Thursday, 07/05/12
By Mitch Wertlieb
Last week, the Quebec government of Premier Jean Charest announced that it would extend a $58 million loan to Balcorp, a Montreal company that owns the Jeffrey Asbestos Mine in Asbestos, Quebec, which has been closed since November.
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Group Looks To Bring More Canadian Power To New England
Monday, 07/11/11
By Bob Kinzel
Vermont could be host to a major new transmission line to carry power from Canada to southern New England. Officials from the region and eastern Canadian provinces say they want a study to identify the best route for the line.
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Canadian Election Delivers Losses To Bloc Quebecois
Tuesday, 05/03/11
By Ric Cengeri
The New Democratic Party took 45 seats in Quebec that were previously held by Bloc Quebecois. It now holds just four seats after yesterday's results, leading some to question the future of the Quebec sovereignty movement.
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Canadian Media Predict Harper Majority
Tuesday, 05/03/11
Conservative Prime Minister Stephen Harper won his coveted majority government in elections that changed Canada's political landscape with the opposition Liberals and Quebec separatists suffering a shattering defeat.
Vermont Edition
O Canada: Analysis Of The Federal Elections
Tuesday, 05/03/11
By Jane Lindholm
We break down the results from the Canadian federal elections held Monday. Plus, author Kenneth Davis provides details of why President Chester A. Arthur's citizenship was called into question.
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Outcome Uncertain As Canadians Head To The Polls
Monday, 05/02/11
By Mitch Wertlieb
Canadians are headed to the polls today for a federal election. Going into the election, polling continues to change daily in favor of the New Democratic Party, leading to the possibility that the party will form the official opposition.
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Political Scientist Says Harper Government May Hang On
Wednesday, 04/20/11
By Mitch Wertlieb
Canada heads to the polls on May 2, after a historic vote in the House of Commons. To find out what led to this historic rift VPR's Mitch Wertlieb speaks with Jeff Ayres, a professor of Political Science at St. Michael's College.
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Canadian Government Falls In No-Confidence Vote Against Harper
Friday, 03/25/11
Canadian opposition parties toppled Prime Minister Stephen Harper's government in a no confidence vote Friday, triggering the country's fourth election in seven years. The opposition parties held the Conservative government in contempt of Parliament in a 156-145 vote for failing to disclose the full financial details of his tougher crime legislation, corporate tax cuts and plans to purchase stealth fighter jets.
Vermont Edition
Getting Along: Canadian-U.S. Relations
Tuesday, 03/22/11
By Jane Lindholm
We hear about the relationship between Canada and the U.S. and why it continues to work. Plus, Quebecers tell us whether they believe Montreal is French or bilingual. And VPR's Bob Kinzel provides an update on the State Legislature.
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VT Edition: Canada in 2009
Tuesday, 12/29/09
By Steve Zind
VPR's Steve Zind talks with Dr. Paul Martin, Director of the University of Vermont's Canadian Studies Program and Jeffrey Ayres and Chair of the Political Science Department from St. Michaels College about top Canadian news stories of 2009.
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A Canadian Year-In-Review
Tuesday, 12/29/09
By Steve Zind
We discuss the top stories in Canadian news in 2009.
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