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How can progressives stop Harper this federal election? | Apr 16 2015 | George Lakoff | With an upcoming election, George Lakoff's wisdom on political framing has never been more relevant for progressives in Canada. Read this excerpt.
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Trudeau now says he 'trusts Canadians' and they are truly grateful | Apr 16 2015 | Karl Nerenberg | Trudeau's prevarications on 'coalition' provided a disquieting insight into the Liberal leader's thinking, or lack thereof. The election results will determine whether a coalition is on or off.
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Website calling for corporate tax increases deemed unfit by Alberta election laws | Apr 10 2015 | Ella Bedard | The Alberta Federation of Labour's Better Way Alberta campaign will have to shut down its website until after the provincial campaign is over.
Beware of bright, shiny distractions | Apr 8 2015 | Gary Shaul | How some Toronto progressives are boosting Trudeau and the Liberal Party by undermining federal NDP and Green advocacy of proportional representation.
Canada's Senate has never had an election. So I'm creating my own. | Apr 7 2015 | Scott Vrooman | Vote Scott Vrooman for senator. Early and often at www.vroomanforsenate.com
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The Inconvenient Truth about Harper's Canada | Apr 6 2015 | Victoria Fenner | A discussion with authors Michael Harris and Donald Gutstein on the Harper regime and some of the tactics by the Conservative government to ensure their re-election.
Game-changers tour at Nipissing University.
'We can really turn things around': Youth vote campaign visits Nipissing University | Apr 2 2015 | Brent Patterson | The Council of Canadians was at Nipissing University in North Bay earlier this week helping to get out the youth vote for the upcoming federal election.
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World Health Day: Canada needs a new health accord | Apr 2 2015 | The 2004 health accord expired in 2014 but the federal government refuses to negotiate a new accord.
Game-Changers Tour stops at Ryerson University to rally young voters | Mar 27 2015 | Brent Patterson | The Council of Canadians Game-Changers campaign was at Ryerson University in Toronto earlier this week, with Youth Vote campaigner Brigette DePape.
Health care not Harper care: National Day of Action for a New Health Accord | Mar 27 2015 | Michael Butler | March 31st, 2015, marks the one year anniversary of the expiry of the Health Accord.
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Alberta austerity: Will Jim Prentice change the tax advantage? | Mar 25 2015 | James Wilt | Alberta's facing what will likely be a frighteningly austere budget on March 26. But it doesn't have to be this way! Tweaks in personal and corporate income tax could save marginalized Albertans.
Photo: Chris Yakimov/flickr
The law of mobilization and the defeat of Stephen Harper | Mar 24 2015 | Duncan Cameron | It is a law of politics: to make things happen, people have to be mobilized. The political party that succeeds is the one that builds support, and gets people to vote for it.

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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...
Mulcair opposes C-51 while Trudeau folds like a cheap suit 2 NorthReport said... Excellent! The Chicken Little-in-chief The media share a measure of the blame for this — for...
Trudeau = Harper with a smile 2 ygtbk said... I loved their work in "Carry On Up The Rideau". You just don't see comedy like that any more. in
Latest polling thread Feb. 25th, 2015 terrytowel said... Just in case adma misses my response. adma wrote Quote: And a checkmate compounded by how P-HP was...
Don’t allow yourself to be ruled over Todrick of Chatsworth said... With the upcoming election, gain your right to be free. Don't vote at all, do not submit to this...
Proportional Representation: Let's make 2015 the last unfair election Brachina said...  Hugh Segal was wasted on the Tories and Senate. in
Sudbury by-election part 2 robbie_dee said... Jeez, the vote was a week ago. in
Women Candidates - 2015 Election terrytowel said... Talk around Ottawa circles is that PC leadership candidate and MPP Lisa McLeod will withdraw from...
Plan B for the Conservatives - Use Terrorism as a Wedge Issue Against the Opposition From Now Until Election Day terrytowel said... This is why I'm so apethetic about politics right now. Watch for the Conservatives to use terrorism...
The case against strategic voting in the next federal election Pondering said... I see this argument raised in so many discussions I thought it worthy of its own thread: With...

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A just and fair Alberta: Priorities for change this election
Instead of accepting even more cutbacks, Public Interest Alberta is urging citizens to use the opportunity of this important election to advocate for these priorities for change.

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