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.
Here are the issues that need the energy, resources and imagination of those who fear the worst from the Conservative Party majority.
Anti-war activist Derrick O'Keefe talks about what the federal election results mean for the future of organizing in Canada.
The Liberal Party's demise has been long coming. Without a base in any region, or a strong party membership, or even an easy to identify party philosophy, who will solve their problems?
Part one of a four-part series: The reality of our imperilled economy.
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.
There has been a shift in consciousness.
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.
Stephen Harper will use the subsidized tax credit to maintain party strength and counts on the withdrawal of the per-vote grant to weaken the opposition.
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.