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May 28, 2017
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Andrew Scheer is Stephen Harper with dimples

Karl Nerenberg
The Conservatives chose Andrew Scheer as a compromise, supposedly inoffensive candidate, as they did Joe Clark in 1976. But Scheer would mean a return to Harper policies Canadians rejected in 2015.
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Feb 6, 2017
PMO Photo by Adam Scotti

Keeping first-past-the-post is a gift to the right

Karl Nerenberg
Conservatives are thrilled we're keeping first-past-the-post. It gives them a chance of repeating 2011: winning a majority, even though most voters would choose anybody but them.
Blog
Oct 24, 2015

Andrew Coyne on Harper: A response

John Baglow
The Harper government, says Coyne, was cynically non-ideological. I'll go with the cynicism, but it was perhaps the most ideological government in our history.
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Oct 18, 2015
The Crystal Ball

Election Results 2015: A political crystal ball

Christopher Majka
Although the results of the 2015 Canadian election are not in, there are a few things that can be predicted with the political crystal ball. We're certainly going to be in for a wild political ride.

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