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Feb 17, 2015

Flag Day's forgotten history: My uncle Ed

Rod Mickleburgh
Rod Mickleburgh reflects on a forgotten and endearing nugget of Canadian history: a one-term NDP politician (and uncle) who almost got a national holiday in February -- 18 years ahead of his time.
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Jan 17, 2014

Big Brother and spying on Tommy Douglas

Dennis Gruending
The RCMP spied on Tommy Douglas for decades but now technology has exponentially increased the state's ability to play Big Brother.
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Jun 18, 2011

The NDP celebrates

Gerry Caplan
Jack Layton's NDP is bringing the sweet smell of success to a distraught Vancouver. But the delegates at the convention may want to remember that not all such gatherings have been joyous celebrations.
Columnists
Jun 14, 2011

The New Democrats turn the big 5-0

A look at five decades of the sacrifice and work that finally led to the NDP becoming the Official Opposition of Canada -- what the past tells us and what the future could hold.
Columnists
May 25, 2011

Vermont introduces single-payer health care

This week, Vermont will be the first U.S. state to offer single-payer health care, which eliminates the costly insurance companies that many believe are the root cause of spiralling health-care costs.
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Tommy Douglas

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Tommy Douglas was the first federal leader of the NDP

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