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Council of the Federation

Canada's health care: Premier downplays dangers while critics warn of creeping privatization

On the eve of a pivotal premiers' meeting on health care, Christy Clark praised innovation, while critics warned of a "back door" to privatization.

Health care, Asian trade top premiers' Vancouver talks

Ontario looking to protect its interests against Quebec, West.