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  1. have-not province

    • n.
      (in Canada) a province whose per capita tax revenue falls below a national average and is therefore entitled to receive equalization payments from the federal government.
    • noun: have-not province, plural noun: have-not provinces

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    • 1. (in Canada) a province whose per capita tax revenue falls below a national average and is therefore entitled to receive equalization payments from the federal government. oil prices crashed lower than most expected, and the country's once hottest economy—Alberta—became a have-not province