April 13, 2014

Why Quebec Finally Saw the Light

Brian Wilson, The Scotsman

The Associated Press

Quebec has suffered from two decades of constitutional uncertainty, causing droves of companies to leave and stunting inward investment. I think there is already more of that going on here than is admitted. Certainly, if the First Minister’s prize announcement from New York this week is anything to go by, there isn’t much inward investment to blow about.

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