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Where is Canada's digital inclusion strategy? | Jul 28 2015 | Suzanne Smythe | Digital access is an ongoing effort that requires a comprehensive vision and an integration of the seven principles of access, oriented to the needs of lower-income Canadians.
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Can Stephen Harper be trusted with another term in office? | Jul 28 2015 | Gerry Caplan | Any Canadian who has followed the practices of our government over the past decade will have her own examples of its integrity. At bottom, these tell us how our government thinks and operates.
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Canadians get on board the torture train | Jul 27 2015 | Matthew Behrens | Just before the annual orgy of Canada Day self-celebration this year, the Pew Research Center released a shocking poll result, revealing that over one-third of Canadians supported the use of torture.
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Polls, byelections and ruts: Taking the temperature of politics in Nova Scotia | Jul 27 2015 | Ralph Surette | It's that peculiar time again -- roughly midway (already!) in a government's life -- when the exhilaration of a new voyage hits the potholes.
Eve Adams shows that the Trudeau jig is up | Jul 27 2015 | Michael Laxer | The game, for Justin, is likely over.
Yukon federal candidates in place | Jul 26 2015 | Lewis Rifkind | The Yukon Federal NDP have a candidate in place, as do all the other main parties. Let the politicking commence.
The NDP muses about a coalition -- this should be no surprise to anyone | Jul 25 2015 | Michael Laxer | Given the new "pragmatist" NDP why is anyone at all surprised that Nathan Cullen is calling for a coalition?
Iceland's Pirate Party and the woman who co-founded it | Jul 25 2015 | Christina Aanestad | Iceland's banking meltdown created a political opening for honest pirates.
From Christmas in July to turfing the Senate: A week in politics is a long time | Jul 24 2015 | J. Baglow | That was the week that was. Who said politics is boring? (deep sigh)
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Harper is right: The election is about security versus risk | Jul 24 2015 | Murray Dobbin | Kicking off the election campaign, Harper proclaimed that "this October Canadians will choose security over risk." The question is, of course, what kind of security and risk are we talking about?
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The numbers are clear. Harper economics lead to a Harper deficit. | Jul 23 2015 | Louis-Philippe Rochon | Confirmation that federal government finances have fallen back into deficit raises more questions about Harper's image, now more myth than reality, as a sound economic manager.
The Zapatistas' last word on elections: Whether you vote or not, organize | Jul 23 2015 | The Zapatista Army for National Liberation | As the Canadian federal election approaches, Archives of Resistance presents extracts from the EZLN’s contributions to the international seminar “Critical Thought vs. the Capitalist Hydra.”

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Is the Liberal Party progressive? Misfit said... The Liberals are definitely not progressive IMO. Both the Liberals and the Conservatives are backed...
Tom Mulcair's Wife Has Decided to Take Her Husband's Surname For Elxn Campaign terrytowel said... When Catherine Pinhas married Thomas Mulcair she decided to keep her maiden name. She is a woman of...
L'actualité interview with Tom Mulcair on Energy East NorthReport said... Mulcair on Energy East: ‘We are against that pipeline’ Tom Mulcair’s New Democrats have finally...
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Latest polling thread July 14, 2015 NorthReport said... NDP Campaign Ad: “Enough" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CmmSV1jtK3s   Most recent poll...
Can the NDP's Noah Richler knock off Liberal Carolyn Bennett in Toronto-St. Paul? terrytowel said... What will it take for Noah Richler to BEAT Carolyn Bennett in Toronto-St. Pauls? http://www.thestar...
Who would fit the bill as the NDP's first finance minister? terrytowel said... Oops mispelled the word Finance above, oh well. My apologizes. According to a story in the Globe...
Canada in recession? You are doing one hell of a job Stephen Harper! NorthReport said... Re·ces·sion rəˈseSH(ə)n/ noun  1.a period of temporary economic decline during which trade...
The federal election, started June 21st, 2015 NorthReport said... I hope Obama invites Putlin to rejoin the G8 before October Vladimir Putin ready to sit at the...
Environmental Defence rates the parties on climate change mark_alfred said... From the site: Quote:The scorecard shows that the NDP is promising the most ambitious carbon...

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