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Dear Canadians: There is only one progressive choice this election | Sep 29 2015 | Warren Thomas | The ballot-box question for progressive Canadians is this: Who is the "progressive" choice? Justin Trudeau's Liberals, or Tom Mulcair's New Democrats?
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The NDP's balanced budget platform aims to cure 'Bob Rae hangover' | Sep 24 2015 | Adam Riggio | Southern Ontario remains a key battleground for the NDP this election. And there's one hurdle balanced budgets are designed to overcome, says Adam Riggio.
Class-action suit will help raise children out of poverty | Sep 17 2015 | Doreen Nicoll | On September 4, 2015, human rights lawyer Eric Letts filed a class proceeding against the Ontario Ministry of Community and Social Services.
Watch LIVE September 18: Young, Canadian and Muslim - Making Our Ballots Count! | Sep 16 2015 | rabble staff | DawaNet's Project Civic Engagement is hosting an important national debate to discuss multiculturalism, immigration and topics that are important to young Muslim Canadians.
Watch the launch of The Leap Manifesto | Sep 16 2015 | George Elliott Clarke, Joseph Boyden, Naomi Klein | On Monday, September 15, a group of prominent Canadians came together to launch the Leap Manifesto -- a bold vision for Canada's future.
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Ontario's poverty reduction strategy: Still missing a federal partner | Sep 7 2015 | Kaylie Tiessen | Most provinces and territories have been taking steps to do their part. It's time the federal government did the same. Poverty reduction deserves full consideration during this year's election.
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Alberta oil patch firebrand's campaign against Linda McQuaig will (probably) backfire | Aug 17 2015 | David J. Climenhaga | If anyone can get Linda McQuaig into the House of Commons, Craig B. Chandler's the man!
Report your part-time cashier, get a free bag of chocolate-chip cookies | Aug 4 2015 | Doreen Nicoll | As precarious part-time and contract positions become a way of life for Canadians more of us will experience food insecurity. This federal election is the perfect time to ask candidates their stance.
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Confused facts, misdirected rants: Salutin attacks Chow on child care | Aug 1 2015 | Christopher Majka | Does Olivia Chow bear responsibility for the demise of the national child-care plan of 2005? The Toronto Star's Rick Salutin seems to think so. Let's look at the history and the facts.
Bill C-51: Where we've been and where we are going | Jul 31 2015 | Scroll through Interactive timeline and join the 48 hour vigil for our rights in Toronto August 7th to 9th
Why support community-supported agriculture? When is the best time to be radical? Find out on rabble.ca blogs | Jul 28 2015 | Lenée Son | Check out some of the top picks on rabble.ca blogs with posts on Black Lives Matter Toronto, stereotypes about terrorism, Canada's electronic spy agency, community-supported agriculture, and more.
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Rachel Notley must prepare for a very Albertan coup | May 7 2015 | Gerry Caplan | Premier Notley will have a fine honeymoon -- but very soon the knives will be out.
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John Tory's Toronto and the false promise of political unity | Dec 12 2014 | Michael Laxer | Seeking unity with the right in Toronto is the ultimate waste of time and detour. Instead of bemoaning John Tory making the battle lines clear the left should applaud him and rise to the occasion.
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Jean Béliveau: Remembering a hockey legend and gentleman | Dec 5 2014 | Rick Salutin | Rick Salutin pays tribute to Montreal hockey legend Jean Béliveau, who was known for his consummate grace and class. Then he explains why he is missing Rob Ford already.
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Toronto election results reveal a polarized city | Oct 30 2014 | Dr. Kara Santokie | The Ford era is over for Toronto (for now). But as bleary-eyed Torontonians return to reality, what are they really waking up to?

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Chrystia Freeland crashes Joe Oliver's budget talk at all-men's club -- after it was already cancelled | NorthReport said... What an idiot!  Norman Spector ‏@nspector4  13h13 hours ago Norman Spector...
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...
What lessons can Andrea Horwath learn from Rachel Notley? | terrytowel said... What does Rachel have that Andrea doesn't? What lessons can Andrea learn from Rachel for the 2018...
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...
Sudbury by-election part 2 | robbie_dee said... Jeez, the vote was a week ago. in
NDP MP quits for Ontario Liberals | Debater said... So another NDP MP leaves the Mulcair caucus. At what point do NDPers have to agree that this...
Ontario mayoral races | Geoff said... In Hamilton, Brad Clark, a former cabinet minister from the Mike Harris government, is running for...
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,...
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