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Balanced budget myopia breaks both ways | Sep 1 2015 | Angella MacEwen | Deficits are left wing and balanced budgets are right-wing austerity, right? Not so fast. "Deficits good vs. deficits bad" discourse misses the whole host of choices that go into budgeting.
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Justin Trudeau is right about infrastructure spending. Fair corporate taxes would help. | Sep 1 2015 | Stephen Kimber | We do need to close what has become a $123-billion infrastructure gap. But the longer-term answer is to equal the tax playing field, so corporations pay their fair share too.
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Beyond speed: Who is talking about access to e-government this election? | Sep 1 2015 | Suzanne Smythe | What we need in this election is for someone to articulate a vision of digital inclusion that goes beyond the digital management of populations and attends to the digital rights of all Canadians.
rabble radio episode 168: Get out and vote! | Sep 1 2015 | Victoria Fenner | The "thanks for wrecking our summer with your stupid election call, Stephen Harper" edition.
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Fact-checking the recession: How will this affect average Canadians? | Sep 1 2015 | Nora Loreto | The recession in and of itself isn't as important as other economic indicators that show how well people are doing.
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As Mulcair gains momentum, NDP and Liberals trade places and policies | Sep 1 2015 | Gerry Caplan | It seems that before our very eyes, the two opposition parties are exchanging some of their most distinguishing stripes.
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'Event logisticians'? Give us a break! They're bouncers! What's that tell you about the Tories? | Aug 31 2015 | David J. Climenhaga | Do we really want to elect a political party to the important job of running our country that needs to hire bouncers for its own invitation-only affairs?
Report shows thousands of public servants test positive for opinions | Aug 31 2015 | James Bunting | A new report by the Conservative government shows that over 12,000 federal public servants have tested positive for opinions.
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Is your candidate willing to spend $2.04 per person per week to solve the housing crisis? | Aug 31 2015 | Doreen Nicoll | Harper is set to cut housing funds and destroy more social safety nets.
Prime Minister in Whitehorse; no tuba players please | Aug 31 2015 | Lewis Rifkind | The Prime Minister is coming to Whitehorse on Friday and he will not be meeting the non-Party electorate.
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Liberals trot out Paul Martin to decry NDP's 'far-right' swerve | Aug 31 2015 | Nora Loreto | Paul Martin's assertion that the NDP has moved to the 'far right' doesn't hold water. Although he would know.
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The wrong Yukon candidate -- and a lonely soy latte | Aug 30 2015 | Lewis Rifkind | For the 2015 Federal election will Yukoners consider the implications of vote splitting? They didn't back in 2011.

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Federal scientist on paid leave after his scathing Harperman song hits YouTube MegB said... Check out the You Tube video, It's great. in
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...
Economy / budgets mark_alfred said... Seems to be a lot of focus on the economy and on budgets recently.  Here's an article by Coyne...
Margaret Atwood hair article censored ilha formosa said... Trying again, cached earlier version here: http://webcache.googleusercontent.com/search?q=cache%...
Latest polling thread Aug 21 2015 josh said... Forum: NDP 34 CPC 29 LPC 28 http://www.thestar.com/news/federal-election/2015/08/21/ndp-achieving...
Liberal steps down due to comments made as a teenager. alan smithee said... Sean in Ottawa wrote:   This story should have stopped with her apology and statement that...
Party sites Sean in Ottawa said... Some impressions of the Liberal page. Trudeau and our resident Liberal cheerleader said that the...
Tales from the trenches: Campaign 2015 sherpa-finn said... In my local riding, the NDP incumbent is generally well appreciated and given the regional polling...
Trouncing Harper in Three Easy Steps Pondering said... Strategic voting only works at the riding level. Currently that means voting NDP in all the ridings...
FTQ union federation no longer endorses Bloc, calls for defeating Conservatives swallow said... Quote:Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau said he wasn’t surprised that an “organization that is openly...
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