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Hamilton city byelection puts living wage policy in the spotlight | Mar 15 2016 | Tom Cooper | Hamilton City Council will be debating whether to make Hamilton a living wage municipality this spring and it seems many Ward 7 candidates are making the living wage a key part of their platforms.
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What Ontario should expect from the new federal government | Oct 22 2015 | Sheila Block | It's not unreasonable to expect the new and returning Liberal MPs to follow through with the desire for change and good government that got them elected.
Former Minister of Trade for Sport and MP for Saanich-Gulf Islands Gary Lunn
The 2011 voter-suppression fraud: How they got away with it | Oct 14 2015 | Michael Keefer | This entry discusses the non-investigation of robocalls fraud in the 2008 election and some of the errors made in the 2011 investigation in Guelph.
Yet another Canadian steel factory, closed down to outsource Canadian jobs.
Conservatives once again betray Canadian jobs | Oct 13 2015 | John Cartwright | This will be the first generation of Canadians in our history to be worse off than their parents. The Conservatives are to blame.
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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.
Craig B. Chandler
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.
Olivia Chow
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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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...
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...
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