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Proportional representation for Canada: A primer | Apr 27 2016 | Anita Nickerson, Antony Hodgson | What do you need to know about implementing proportional representation in Canada? Well for starters, the main differences between Single Transferable Vote (STV) and Mixed-Member Proportional (MMP).
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Publicly owned liquor stores work for Manitoba | Apr 14 2016 | Cheryl Lysy | Keeping the Manitoba Liquor Control Commission public benefits not only employees and customers, but those accessing different health-care and addiction programs in Manitoba.
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How a student grant system would increase access to education in Manitoba | Apr 13 2016 | Brianne Goertzen, Michael Barkman | If we want a system that educates students on the basis of their capacity and desire to learn and not on what is in their wallet, shifting from loans to grants is a step in the right direction.
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Activists gear up for 'historic opportunity' to usher in proportional representation | Apr 13 2016 | Alyse Kotyk | Leadnow, Fair Vote Canada and the Every Voter Counts Alliance all call on Canadians to push for an electoral system of proportional representation. Can they make it happen?
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Manitoba's community-led development needs provincial support | Apr 12 2016 | Greg Macpherson, Molly McCracken | We hope all of Manitoba's political parties this provincial election will see the wisdom in long-term investments for community-led renewal for a more inclusive and sustainable future.
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Thomas Mulcair will be stepping down as leader. What next? | Apr 11 2016 | What we know about next steps and how to get involved in rebuilding the party.
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Mulcair's out. How did it happen and what's next? | Apr 11 2016 | Karl Nerenberg | When the NDP chose Tom Mulcair in 2012 it was mostly because he looked like a seasoned pro who knew how to win. When he did not deliver victory, or something close, his days were inevitably numbered.
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Proportional representation is not 'too complicated' -- the fix is in | Apr 6 2016 | Stuart Parker | The voting reform debate in Canada is full of confusing and nonsensical statements about proportional representation. And that's intentional. But here's the truth!
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Only an inspiring, visionary leader can bring the NDP back from its spectacular failure | Apr 5 2016 | Peggy Nash | Canada still needs the NDP. But it needs an NDP that is both inspiring and competent, visionary and responsible, principled and practical.
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The crisis in the NDP | Apr 5 2016 | Duncan Cameron | As delegates prepare for the April 8-10 Edmonton convention, the federal NDP membership is in turmoil. The New Democratic Party needs to redefine itself in a new political environment.
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The NDP should play the long game with Mulcair | Mar 31 2016 | Chris Watson | NDP members from across Canada will soon gather in Edmonton and when they do, the biggest decision facing them is whether or not Tom Mulcair should continue as federal party leader.
Who's doing what about poverty reduction in Manitoba? | Mar 30 2016 | Shauna MacKinnon | For Manitobans concerned about poverty, there will be much to consider when sorting through political party platforms and promises in search of a meaningful poverty reduction plan.

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Tom Mulcair Leading The NDP - It's a Liberal Conspiracy! terrytowel said... Reading these threads the narrative seemed to be that Mulcair leading the NDP is a direct result of...
Rachel Notley calls Leap Manifesto 'naive' 'ill-informed' & 'tone-deaf' terrytowel said... Alberta Premier Rachel Notley is repudiating the controversial Leap Manifesto, but...
Many Conservatives Op-Eds are lamenting NDP members turfing Mulcair terrytowel said... I would post the articles and tweets I've seen, but babblers say they do not like to see right wing...
Mulcair Didn't Fail NDP, Flaky Strategic Voters Did terrytowel said... Like a broken record, the usual suspects have come out of the woodwork, demanding Tom Mulcair...
NDP Youth Wing says Mulcair Has To Go terrytowel said... NDP youth wing issues pre-convention anti-Mulcair letter Ahead of the convention, the youth wing of...
Premier Kathleen Wynne Takes A SHOT At The NDP terrytowel said... Kathleen Wynne really hits below the belt with this shot at the NDP. When you watch this clip it...
NPI makes a comeback..sort of terrytowel said... The New Politics Initiative (NPI) believed that the NDP was moving too close to the right, and was...
Irish election: Prime Minister Enda Kenny admits defeat mark_alfred said... Irish election: Prime Minister Enda Kenny admits defeat. Parties to start...
FMR NDP MP Ryan Cleary Tells All! terrytowel said... Former MP Ryan Cleary reflects on his time in Ottawa in a four part series 1) Life on the moon http...
NDP Election 2015 Post Mortem Highlights "Cautious Change & Balanced Budgets" terrytowel said... OTTAWA — The NDP's last federal election campaign lacked a strong and simple narrative to ...
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