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SCOTT BARLOW

Loonie or no, sovereign Quebec’s economic future would be grim

I really, really hope my fellow Canadians in Quebec fully understand their province’s mid-term economic outlook before heading to the polls. Debt, demographics, and the end of equalization payments strongly suggest that, should the Parti Quebecois succeed in its goal of eventually winning a referendum on sovereignty, going it alone would prompt a painful, extended economic transition period.