federal election

May 24, 2011

How Jack Layton's NDP won Quebec

How well the NDP succeeds in bringing its new Quebec players front and centre will decide whether or not the New Democrats are poised to become the dominant player in Canadian politics.
May 11, 2011

Will the Orange Wave lift Quebec solidaire too?

Ted Sprague
Quebec has always sat on a political fault line -- and last week it was hit by a massive NDP quake which came because the living conditions for working people in Quebec are dire.
May 10, 2011

Canada's real electoral map: A surge for the left

Jesse McLaren
There has been a shift in consciousness. Looking at the NDP and the combined Tory/Liberal vote, a picture emerges of an eroding but concentrated corporate vote, and a surging NDP vote.
May 10, 2011

Understanding the NDP sweep in Quebec

Before the May 2 election, the NDP had only ever won 2 seats in Quebec. Now they hold 58 out of 75 seats in the province. Roger Rashi is a founding member of the progressive party, Quebec Solidaire.


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