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Protesters on the front lawn of the B.C. legislature before the Throne Speech in Victoria August 25, 2009 .

JOHN LEHMANN/John Lehmann/ The Globe and Mail

British Columbians have voted the controversial HST down in a landmark referendum.

What happens now? What are the economic implications for the province? And how deep is the political fallout likely to be?

Doug McArthur, a public policy professor at Simon Fraser University joins Globe columnist Gary Mason and B.C. Editor Patrick Brethour took your questions.

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Read the earlier discussion.

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