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Tories making a mountain out of a molehill on inter-provincial trade barriers Add to ...

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It’s the public-policy problem that’s raging through our country like a zombie, eating our economy, and apparently, our brains.

Trade barriers between the provinces have become the subject of intense campaigning by politicians like Industry Minister James Moore and Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall, who vow to knock them down. Mr. Moore and his department say those inter-provincial barriers cost a lot, up to an estimated $50-billion a year – a number that’s been widely repeated.

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