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What do Canadian journalists have against electoral reform? | May 20 2016 | Rick Salutin | Many journalists seem preemptively nostalgic for a foul, undemocratic system that has only longevity in its favour. What's behind the negative media reactions to the prospect of electoral reform?
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Christy Clark's brutal economic record won't stop her from winning the next election | May 17 2016 | Rafe Mair | Clark and her government will tell B.C. that they have handled the economy brilliantly and that the province is prospering because of that. Rafe Mair says that's horseshit.
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Texas women fight the Right | May 17 2016 | Frieda Werden | Women Democrats are strategizing against a Republican stranglehold on Texas. Producer Frieda Werden hears from women in multiple spheres of action.
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Nation-to-nation recognition, not electoral reform, key to increasing Indigenous voter turnout | May 12 2016 | Jennifer Dalton | Indigenous electoral disengagement is rooted in discrimination and marginalization, which have perpetuated alienation and discouraged Indigenous people from participating in Canadian elections.
Trudeau puts electoral reform process in motion | May 10 2016 | Karl Nerenberg | On Tuesday night the government said it is setting up an all-party committee to recommend a new electoral system. The skeptics were proven wrong. Trudeau is keeping this promise.
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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.
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Skip the rhetoric: The selective free-market principles of the Wall government | May 5 2016 | Simon Enoch | Given Premier Brad Wall's hands-off approach to the economy and the private sector, it surprised many when the government announced a $3-million subsidy to the food delivery service Skip the Dishes.
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What change will Manitoba's new PC government bring? Four policy areas to watch | May 4 2016 | Molly McCracken | The recently elected Progressive Conservative (PC) party in Manitoba ran on a call for change. While there are many policy areas to monitor, here are four to watch as they begin their mandate.
Proportional representation for Canada: A primer | Apr 27 2016 | Anita Nickerson, Antony Hodgson | What do you need to know about implementing proportional representation in Canada? Well for starters, the main differences between Single Transferable Vote (STV) and Mixed-Member Proportional (MMP).
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Publicly owned liquor stores work for Manitoba | Apr 14 2016 | Cheryl Lysy | Keeping the Manitoba Liquor Control Commission public benefits not only employees and customers, but those accessing different health-care and addiction programs in Manitoba.
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How a student grant system would increase access to education in Manitoba | Apr 13 2016 | Brianne Goertzen, Michael Barkman | If we want a system that educates students on the basis of their capacity and desire to learn and not on what is in their wallet, shifting from loans to grants is a step in the right direction.
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Activists gear up for 'historic opportunity' to usher in proportional representation | Apr 13 2016 | Alyse Kotyk | Leadnow, Fair Vote Canada and the Every Voter Counts Alliance all call on Canadians to push for an electoral system of proportional representation. Can they make it happen?

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2016 Australian election Ken Burch said... Interesting that Australia now has TWO parties named for the people who founded them. in
Tom Mulcair Leading The NDP - It's a Liberal Conspiracy! terrytowel said... Reading these threads the narrative seemed to be that Mulcair leading the NDP is a direct result of...
Rachel Notley calls Leap Manifesto 'naive' 'ill-informed' & 'tone-deaf' terrytowel said... Alberta Premier Rachel Notley is repudiating the controversial Leap Manifesto, but...
Many Conservatives Op-Eds are lamenting NDP members turfing Mulcair terrytowel said... I would post the articles and tweets I've seen, but babblers say they do not like to see right wing...
Mulcair Didn't Fail NDP, Flaky Strategic Voters Did terrytowel said... Like a broken record, the usual suspects have come out of the woodwork, demanding Tom Mulcair...
NDP Youth Wing says Mulcair Has To Go terrytowel said... NDP youth wing issues pre-convention anti-Mulcair letter Ahead of the convention, the youth wing of...
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...
NPI makes a comeback..sort of terrytowel said... The New Politics Initiative (NPI) believed that the NDP was moving too close to the right, and was...
Irish election: Prime Minister Enda Kenny admits defeat mark_alfred said... Irish election: Prime Minister Enda Kenny admits defeat. Parties to start...
FMR NDP MP Ryan Cleary Tells All! terrytowel said... Former MP Ryan Cleary reflects on his time in Ottawa in a four part series 1) Life on the moon http...
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