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Pauline Marois invited scorn when she suggested an independent Quebec would like a say in Canadian monetary policy.
Pauline Marois invited scorn when she suggested an independent Quebec would like a say in Canadian monetary policy.
(CLEMENT ALLARD/THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Ontario better off if sovereign Quebec stayed in monetary fold

The notion that an independent Quebec would want to keep using the Canadian dollar is pretty galling to many people in the rest of the country. But should it come to that, Ontario would have some good reasons to want Quebec inside a Canadian monetary union – including a seat at the Bank of Canada’s monetary policy table.