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| August 27, 2015
Linda McQuaig, campaigning in Toronto, 2013
| August 9, 2015

What do Elections Canada's third-party spending rules really say?

Harper has long ago declared war on unions. If unions are going to have a chance to win this war, they have to define the rules of engagement on their own terms, not on Harper's.

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| August 5, 2015
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Maude Barlow: Fall 2015 will be a watershed election

May 19, 2015
| Maude Barlow believes Stephen Harper will be gone after the next election, as long as people mobilize to vote him out. She tells a Vancouver audience why the Conservatives have to go.
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Website calling for corporate tax increases deemed unfit by Alberta election laws

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How to engage the youth vote this federal election

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Ashley Splawinski interviews Brigette DePape about the 'Get Out the Youth Vote' campaign for this year's federal election.

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We are young voters, and we are here to recruit you

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Over one million eligible young adults did not vote in the last federal election. If a new initiative works, many of the young people who ignored the ballot boxes last time around will be transformed into voters when an election is called. 

The Council of Canadians has recently launched a Get Out the Youth Vote campaign

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A poverty reduction plan for Canada

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Approximately 4.8 million Canadians -- that's one in seven -- live in poverty.

This week, Citizens for Public Justice and Canada Without Poverty, two groups that address issues of homelessness, early childhood education and how to organize around anti-poverty activism, released a national action plan to address income insecurity among Canadians. 

"It is never acceptable for a rich country to do nothing about poverty, and now is certainly not the time," said Canada Without Poverty's Executive Director Leilani Farha in a press release.

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| January 30, 2015
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