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Olivia Chow can stop the Ford/Tory agenda. Here's how! | Oct 17 2014 | Camilo Cahis, Chris Brisbane | How do we stop the Ford/Tory agenda in the Toronto mayoral election? Progressives voters are looking to Olivia Chow to provide strong anti-austerity programs.
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What are Community Benefit Agreements? | Oct 17 2014 | Ella Bedard | At the Good Jobs Summit, Community Benefit Agreements were one of the proposed ways of creating good jobs. But what does a Community Benefit Agreement really mean?
What happens in Parliament from now to December matters | Oct 17 2014 | Karl Nerenberg | The Harper government will introduce a Fiscal Update that includes tax cuts, mostly of the boutique kind. First, it will table the next budget implementation bill that will likely have some surprises.
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Oz Cole-Arnal: Progressive Candidate for Chair of Waterloo Region | Oct 16 2014 | Brayden McNeill, Dan Kellar, Grand River Media Collective | An interview w/ Oscar Cole-Arnal, an anti-poverty activist + progressive candidate for the position of Waterloo Regional Chair in the upcoming elections. http://www.allianceagainstpoverty.com/
There's no place for racism in the Toronto mayoral election | Oct 15 2014 | Dr. Joseph Y.K. Wong | How did race enter the mayoral race? There is no place for such covert racism, or "perpetual foreigner syndrome," which has permeated the 2014 mayoral election.
Toronto still waiting for a transit champion | Oct 14 2014 | Jessica Bell | Who will be our transit champion?
Nova Scotia offers insight to Canadian left for 2015 | Oct 14 2014 | David Bush | Simply faulting the NDP without doing the work that will create the conditions for an organized left that can express a real alternative is an abdication of our responsibility.
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The meaning of politics: Impressions from Toronto's mayoral race | Oct 10 2014 | Rick Salutin | I once crisscrossed Canada during an election to explore what politics means to people. Here are some potential incitements from the mayoral race in Toronto.
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Olivia Chow can win Toronto's mayoral race | Oct 9 2014 | Judy Rebick | John Tory isn't the only option to beat Doug Ford. If progressive women, people of colour and young people get out to vote, Olivia Chow can win. Here's why Judy Rebick thinks it's worth it.
How do we build a more equitable Toronto? | Oct 8 2014 | Women in Toronto Politics | It's an important question during Toronto's mayoral election. So how do we do it? Women in Toronto Politics have a few ideas (and a position primer!).
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Why don't women's issues matter in the Toronto mayoral election? | Oct 7 2014 | Michele Landsberg | John Tory and Doug Ford sit idly by as racist and sexist comments are hurled at Olivia Chow. Tory and Ford ignore women's issues, while Chow continues to fight for them. What gives?
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Spectre of NAFTA investor-state challenge looms over New Brunswick fracking moratorium | Oct 6 2014 | Brent Patterson | The new premier of New Brunswick will need to keep in mind the $250 million NAFTA investor-state challenge launched by Lone Pine Resources in Quebec after the government revoked permits to frack.

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