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MEEK: More stagnation, lest private sector forges future

June 10, 2013

Either Nova Scotia is the nation’s welfare case and will soon become its nursing home — or we’re poised on the brink of greatness just like the Leafs.

The next few years will tell. Here’s a cynic’s view (not mine): The next four years will look a lot like the last four — only worse.

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