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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?
Corroded media conglomerates should not dictate democratic policies | Oct 28 2014 | Elisha Allensen | So, unions aren't allowed to endorse candidates in elections, but media outlets are? That doesn't seem fair.
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Tory elected mayor of Toronto, Chow urges 'keep the faith' | Oct 28 2014 | Mick Sweetman | John Tory is Toronto's new mayor. With Toronto's voter turnout a record 60 per cent, what other factors came into play in this heated municipal election?
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Rejoice! Toronto's civic system may yet save the city from itself | Oct 28 2014 | wayne roberts | Whoever the mayor may be, progressives can continue to work for positive change thanks to Toronto's civic system
Senior citizens: Take action on climate change now! | Oct 27 2014 | Anthony Ketchum, Peter Jones | What do you want your legacy to be? If senior citizens collectively told our elected representatives to take action on climate change that would be the world's greatest legacy.
Watch: Voter suppression comes to Canada | Oct 27 2014 | rabble staff | It's a throwback, but it's always a relevant question. Is voter suppression alive and well in Canada?
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Missed call: The influence of cell phone culture on accuracy in political polls | Oct 27 2014 | Quintin Zachary Hewlett | Political polling by phone has become an unreliable predictor of the end results. Why? Cell phones. Youth, urban professionals under 40, and low-income voters are not captured by landline polling.
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Voter turnout delivers real people's verdict in Toronto election | Oct 27 2014 | Alice Klein | This election is a truly special one. It really comes down to a question of who we the people are. It's time for the people of Toronto to reveal ourselves to ourselves and to the world.
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Jobs! Money! Nope! Benefits of LNG exports grossly exaggerated | Oct 24 2014 | Al Engler | Why do the B.C. and federal governments and corporate media continue to promote LNG as the key to future employment and increased public revenues? The profitability is dubious at best.
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Labour endorsements in Ontario's municipal elections | Oct 24 2014 | Ella Bedard | Not sure which candidates are the most labour-friendly? Never fear, Ella Bedard has created a handy list of endorsements by labour unions. Happy voting everyone!
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Moving forward from Winnipeg's municipal election | Oct 23 2014 | Zach Fleisher | Winnipeg’s progressive community was dealt a major blow on Election Day. What went wrong and where do we organize from here?
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In one Toronto election riding, it's Andray vs. The giant | Oct 23 2014 | Heather Morgan | It was easy to believe the stories spun by the Fords: that they worked tirelessly for their Ward. Now, Andray Domise is challenging the Ford dynasty's narrative.

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MB Director for right-wing fundamentalist Christian organization acclaimed as PC canadiate in Radisson ghoris said... The Tories' stupidity knows no bounds. Way to appeal to urban voters, guys. They *might* have been...
Ontario mayoral races Geoff said... In Hamilton, Brad Clark, a former cabinet minister from the Mike Harris government, is running for...
Visions of centralization, social programs and the fiscal imbalance Sean in Ottawa said... The Conservative position avoids the contradictions present in the Canadian federation by reducing...
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,...
Ontario Minority Scenarios Wilf Day said... Remember 1985 in Ontario when Frank Miller lost his bid to win a majority.   Who won? We...
Ontario Polling Thread - started May 20, 2014 NorthReport said... Updated - from the previous thread. The PCs are ahead. At this point the right-wing Liberal...
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