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This labour campaign stopped Tim Hudak. Next is Stephen Harper. | Jul 23 2014 | Sid Ryan | The Ontario election did solidify one thing: Canada's politicized labour movement is ready to defend the rights of workers. It stopped Tim Hudak and now it's taking aim on Stephen Harper.
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Political ideology is not a map, grid, graph or chart | Jul 18 2014 | Adam Riggio | When we think of political concepts as plots on a grid, we all lose. To truly understand someone's politics, more precise questions about their actual political and moral principles need to be asked.
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WTF, Vancouver: misogyny, prudery edition, feat. ex-Parks candidate Trish Kelly | Jul 18 2014 | Michael Stewart | Yesterday, the vast majority of Vancouverites had never heard of Vision Parks Board candidate Trish Kelly. Boy, did that change yesterday.
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Conservative deficit fear-mongering takes aim at dream of activist government | Jul 10 2014 | Linda McQuaig | Moody's decision to downgrade Ontario's credit rating last week was manna from heaven to commentators and media pundits bristling at the notion that activist government could be making a comeback.
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Should there be mandatory voting in Canada? | Jul 9 2014 | Mark Dance, Stephen Middleton | A lot of people don't vote. Do they have a point? Is the problem low voter turnout or is low turnout a symptom of a flawed system?
Toronto's transit woes: Are 'fare equity' policies a real alternative to universal fare reduction strategies? | Jul 8 2014 | Michael Laxer | The problem with rising TTC fares is not simply or only that some are being left behind by their increase, it is that they keep rising. TTC fares are not affordable because they are too high.
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Amnesia conveniently breaks out among Ontario party leaders | Jul 7 2014 | Gerry Caplan | A strange case of amnesia has afflicted the provincial political parties in Ontario. Some attribute the malady to a common virus for which there is no known antidote: acute political opportunism.
Adam Vaughan won the Toronto by-election
Reading the tea leaves of the latest byelections | Jul 7 2014 | Geoffrey Stevens | Exceptionally low voter turnout in the recent four byelections masked doubled vote percentage for the Liberals.
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Does the Swedish voting system exemplify democracy? | Jul 3 2014 | Amy Goodman | Almedalen is a week-long festivity of debate and dialogue about politics in Sweden. The event exemplifies the type of debate democracy demands and provokes questions about other voting systems.
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What a walk in the park says about our civic culture | Jul 1 2014 | Christopher Holcroft | Defensiveness. Unaccountability. Insensitivity. Are these produced by our civic culture? A civic culture that could produce a Rob Ford Mayoralty of ignore, deny, attack?
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Got a minute? We need to talk about the state of Canada's democracy | Jul 1 2014 | various | Happy Canada Day! If you have a moment, please take the time to reflect on Canada's state of democracy ... or lack thereof.
Breaking down Liberal austerity: A detailed analysis of Budget 2014 | Jun 24 2014 | Alex Hunsberger | The defeat of Tim Hudak in the Ontario election was one battle. Now the second battle we're facing is a scandal-plagued Liberal government and a "progressive" budget.

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Toronto municipal election City Coucil | ctrl190 said... A couple of interesting races: Ward 17: Alejandra Bravo is running against Ford lackey (and Liberal...
Ontario election results | Rebecca West said... Open for business. in
Ontario election leaders' debate: What's riding on it? | NorthReport said... Debate Day has already arrived in Ontario. It should be interesting as there is a huge undecided,...
Ontario Minority Scenarios | Wilf Day said... Remember 1985 in Ontario when Frank Miller lost his bid to win a majority.   Who won? We...
Ontario Polling Thread - started May 20, 2014 | NorthReport said... Updated - from the previous thread. The PCs are ahead. At this point the right-wing Liberal...
Ontario election 2014 political ads | NorthReport said... Link in
Prediction Thread - Ontario Election 2014 | NorthReport said... Woo! Hoo! Well girls and boys, it's that time again.  in
Ontario General Election 2014 | mark_alfred said... The election will be held on June 12, 2014.  General information about this election can be...
Who's running - ONDP 2014 | ctrl190 said... Some official candidates:   Ajax-Pickering: Jermaine King Brampton-Springdale: Ghurpreet...
Bye bye Rob Anders | Bacchus said... Goodbye MP Rob Anders, Hello Senator Rob Anders? in

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