The NDP leader lays out his party's plans for 2011 at a pre-budget/pre-election town hall in Vancouver.
They're baaack! Harper's attack ads.
Should any opposition political party wish to avoid a spring election in Ottawa, they will be forced to swallow a poison pill or be painted as anti-business by the Harper Conservatives.
So the federal election campaign has begun. All three national leaders are on the road setting out their cases. How are things going so far?
Help topple the king.
Here is a print off and pass around list with important reasons why the Harper Conservatives don't deserve another chance in power come the next election. Share widely when the time comes.
Jan 17, 2011 to Jan 18, 2011
TBD - Likely somewhere in Gastown Vancouver , BC
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Catch 22 Harper Conservatives will be holding a get-together for supporters and interested parties to provide a campaign update and hear from you.
Anything can happen in politics. But the prudent assumption is that there will be a federal election in the spring of 2011, after Stephen Harper engineers the defeat of his own government.
Early in 2011, a budget debate in Parliament is expected to trigger an election show down. It is time the opposition parties plan together to fight the Harper Conservatives.
Canadian politics has been reduced to a series of small battles in a static war as the parties jockey for position for the next federal election.