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Pierre Karl Péladeau and the party that can't be saved | May 9 2016 | Mathieu Murphy-Perron | Pierre Karl Péladeau resigned abruptly last week from the Parti québécois. Mathieu Murphy-Perron addresses what this means for Quebec politics, and he does not mince his words.
Divest McGill occupies administration office over decision to keep fossil fuel investments | Mar 29 2016 | David Gray-Donald | Last week McGill decided not to divest from fossil fuels and has received much criticism from Divest McGill and other supporters. Now, Divest McGill has staged a sit-in and camp-out.
Mauvais joueur, mauvais perdant | Oct 24 2015 | Pierre Beaudet | Le résultat du vote du 19 octobre aura été aussi cruel pour le NPD que les sondages à répétition depuis plusieurs semaines.
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Good riddance to you Gilles Duceppe and to your racist tactics | Oct 22 2015 | Karl Nerenberg | Gilles Duceppe was once a decent, humane, progressive politician. In the last campaign, however, he lowered himself to the level of a populist demagogue, appealing to fear and resentment of the other.
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From Marois to Harper, niqab debate plays with xenophobic fire | Oct 16 2015 | Monia Mazigh | When we were children, we were told that if we played with matches, we risked being burned. Playing with the fire of Islamophobia, Stephen Harper would do well to heed that warning.
Votes count here: Tight race forms between NDP and Liberals in Hull-Aylmer | Oct 15 2015 | H.G. Watson | Are wedge issues like the niqab controversy starting to play a role in key ridings? In Hull-Aylmer that could be the case as the Liberals and NDP battle it out.
Eye on Quebec: Leaders' debate in French on Thursday in Montreal | Sep 23 2015 | David Gray-Donald  | On Thursday Sept. 24 five federal leaders will debate, giving Quebecers their first chance to see the candidates duke it in French. What's the word so far on who will take Quebec's 78 seats this time?
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The vote for change in election 2015 | Sep 15 2015 | Duncan Cameron | Election 2015 has one overriding question: do you want to see another Harper Conservative government? Two-thirds or more of Canadians are answering: no more Harper.
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Fact-checking French Trudeau: Will Mulcair usher in austerity? | Sep 2 2015 | Nora Loreto | Was the use of the word "austerity" in French but not in English indicative of the Liberals' campaign strategy in Quebec?
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Shift toward Harper signals end of Canadian Jews as progressive force | Aug 18 2015 | Yves Engler | The Tories' share of the Jewish vote may double on Oct. 19. The Jewish community's shift toward the Conservatives opens a window into the ideological underpinnings of the century-old Zionist movement.
Harper throws stones, shatters own glass house | Aug 3 2015 | Scott Piatkowski | Stephen Harper has called the Quebec NDP caucus the "most inefficient, ineffective group we've ever seen."
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The spoiler: Gilles Duceppe returns as BQ leader | Jun 16 2015 | Duncan Cameron | With former leader Gilles Duceppe taking over the leadership of the Bloc Québécois (BQ) from Mario Beaulieu, the only party able to threaten the NDP in Quebec has raised its game.
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Energy East carries election issues from Quebec to English Canada | Feb 5 2015 | David Gray-Donald | The Energy East pipeline is threatening to tear right through Quebec, but not much noise is being made by English Canada. Why should you care? Here's why.
Thousands protest austerity in Montreal, Quebec City | Dec 1 2014 | Confederation of National Trade Unions | On November 29, tens of thousands of protestors took to the street in Quebec to protest austerity measures.
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Scotland isn't Quebec, the U.K. isn't Canada | Sep 12 2014 | Simon Jones | In the last few weeks, the momentum for Scotland's independence seems to be with the Yes campaign. Some are keen to compare it to Quebec, but why? They couldn't be more different.

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Elizabeth May Daughter Is Taking On NDP Ruth Ellen Brosseau in Berthier—Maskinongé | terrytowel said... Elizabeth May daughter Victoria May Burton is waging a campaign to oust NDP Ruth Ellen Brosseau in...
Bloc Throws Hail Mary In New Attack Ad Against Mulcair & NDP | terrytowel said... A vote for Thomas Mulcair and the NDP means a vote for pipelines and niqabs — and possibly even a...
What's the role of the federal NDP in Quebec if sovereignty remains a hot issue? | DaveW said...  NDP must  take a stand but somehow retain its new 2011 voters, argues Globe writer : The...
Does a PQ win mean a referendum on sovereignty? | alan smithee said... An immense waste of money and time...Support for sovereignty has been shrinking at break neck speed...
PQ Budget Proposes Quebec Government take Equity Stake in Oil and Mineral Projects | KenS said... I dont know if its some kind of poison pill- even guessing the likelihood of that is beyond my...
Québec elections the 4th of September: polling thread. | WyldRage said... Forum Research 1st of August: https://www.forumresearch.com/forms/News%20Archives/News%...
Electoral Maps 5 | Wilf Day said... The new Quebec provincial map for the coming election has one important difference from the federal...
Quebec's NDP "gaggle of political neophytes" II | Wilf Day said... As I was saying in the previous thread, I was hoping that someone would note the most remarkable,...
NDP Karate Kid Communist | Fidel said... Quote:He already has the titles of sensei in karate, and herald in the Ottawa Medieval Sword Guild...
A whole new game: the NPD (Quebec NDP) and its new MPs | Wilf Day said... The NDP takes the lead in Quebec. Quote:According to Yuri Rivest, vice president of CROP . . . With...
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