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Brian Jean
The Brian Jean Story: We've heard about the rags … why not the riches? | Apr 27 2015 | David J. Climenhaga | There's barely a week left until election day. Whatever the result, Wildrose Leader Brian Jean will play a major role in Alberta politics. Where has the mainstream media been?
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Solving Vancouver's homelessness problem through public health care | Apr 27 2015 | Soledad Vega | With a federal election approaching, attention should be less on affordable housing and more on getting federal politicians talking about public health care.
Budget 2015: A tale of austerity past, present and future | Apr 27 2015 | Michal Rozworski | This budget is another in a series of unspectacular austerity budgets. Michal Rozworski looks at the election year budget as a continuity of slow-motion austerity past, present and future.
Jonathan Denis
Lurching Tory election machine hits new potholes as phone bills come due and justice minister ordered to quit | Apr 26 2015 | David J. Climenhaga | It seems likely former justice minister Jonathan Denis Denis only remains a PC candidate because nominations have now closed and it would be impossible to get another Tory's name on the ballot.
The 'War on Terror' is for sure not worth it | Apr 25 2015 | Scott Vrooman | Even if the "War on Terror" is in service of a just cause, that doesn’t make it a just war.
Photo: People's Social Forum
What is the labour movement doing to prepare for the next election? | Apr 23 2015 | Ella Bedard | Canadian Labour Congress President Hassan Yussuff talks strategy for the upcoming federal election.
The curious case of Tom Mulcair: C-51 and the cost of a principled stance | Apr 22 2015 | Ryan Donnelly | Tom Mulcair and the NDP have stood up against Harper's Bill C-51. With support for the bill declining, does this mean support for the NDP is increasing?
Photo: Adam Scotti/Justin Trudeau/flickr
Trudeau says yes to Liberal-Conservative silent partnership | Apr 21 2015 | Duncan Cameron | The fact is clear: turn down one coalition partner, the door opens to another. When the Liberals reject the NDP, they embrace Conservatives.
Alberta poised to turn NDP orange as Tory grip on power withers | Apr 20 2015 | Penney Kome | Jim Prentice must be wondering what happened to the Progressive Conservative party's iron grip on Alberta politics. Well, perhaps Rachel Notley happened.
Photo: flickr/Alex Guibord
Trudeau now says he 'trusts Canadians' and they are truly grateful | Apr 16 2015 | Karl Nerenberg | Trudeau's prevarications on 'coalition' provided a disquieting insight into the Liberal leader's thinking, or lack thereof. The election results will determine whether a coalition is on or off.
How can progressives stop Harper this federal election? | Apr 16 2015 | George Lakoff | With an upcoming election, George Lakoff's wisdom on political framing has never been more relevant for progressives in Canada. Read this excerpt.
Photo: screenshot
Website calling for corporate tax increases deemed unfit by Alberta election laws | Apr 10 2015 | Ella Bedard | The Alberta Federation of Labour's Better Way Alberta campaign will have to shut down its website until after the provincial campaign is over.

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Ont Liberals ask Integrity Commissioner to investigate NDP Jagmeet Singh for conflict of interest terrytowel said... Apparently he allegedly used his constituency office to promote Thomas Mulcair rally More details...
Mulcair opposes C-51 while Trudeau folds like a cheap suit 2 NorthReport said... Excellent! The Chicken Little-in-chief The media share a measure of the blame for this — for...
Trudeau = Harper with a smile 2 ygtbk said... I loved their work in "Carry On Up The Rideau". You just don't see comedy like that any more. in
Latest polling thread Feb. 25th, 2015 terrytowel said... Just in case adma misses my response. adma wrote Quote: And a checkmate compounded by how P-HP was...
Don’t allow yourself to be ruled over Todrick of Chatsworth said... With the upcoming election, gain your right to be free. Don't vote at all, do not submit to this...
Proportional Representation: Let's make 2015 the last unfair election Brachina said...  Hugh Segal was wasted on the Tories and Senate. in
Sudbury by-election part 2 robbie_dee said... Jeez, the vote was a week ago. in
Women Candidates - 2015 Election terrytowel said... Talk around Ottawa circles is that PC leadership candidate and MPP Lisa McLeod will withdraw from...
Plan B for the Conservatives - Use Terrorism as a Wedge Issue Against the Opposition From Now Until Election Day terrytowel said... This is why I'm so apethetic about politics right now. Watch for the Conservatives to use terrorism...
The case against strategic voting in the next federal election Pondering said... I see this argument raised in so many discussions I thought it worthy of its own thread: With...

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A just and fair Alberta: Priorities for change this election
Instead of accepting even more cutbacks, Public Interest Alberta is urging citizens to use the opportunity of this important election to advocate for these priorities for change.

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