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Mulcair happiest of all federal leaders at Couillard victory | Apr 7 2014 | Karl Nerenberg | Some will say the Liberals will benefit by having fellow Liberals in power in Quebec. The NDP's Mulcair also has a Couillard connection, and is relieved the national unity issue is off the table.
B.C. Ferries Cut the Discovery Coast Route | Apr 5 2014 | Tanya Hill | Last month B.C Ferries announced they would cut ferry services in British Columbia and discontinue the Discovery Coast Ferry. Interview with Petrus Rykes Chair of Save the Discovery Ferry Campaign.
Pierre Poilievre does not speak the truth | Apr 4 2014 | Karl Nerenberg | Harper's 'democracy' Minister was being slippery when he told the House we only need one of 39 pieces of ID to vote, and that Canada does not ever require photo ID.
'Fair elections' and ending impartial voter drives | Apr 3 2014 | Mercedes Allen | What's more jaw-dropping is the Harper government's position: that it was important to end impartial voter drives in favour of clearly partisan ones.
Image: Chadi Marouf for ICTV
Challenging Peladeau's Quebecor for control of Community Television | Apr 2 2014 | Laith Marouf | Citizens have a chance to make Independent Community Television a reality in Montreal because it is attempting to free public funds earmarked for Community Television production from Peladeau.
Photo: flickr/JMacPherson
But they called it democracy! | Apr 2 2014 | Erika Shaker | Remember when Pierre Poilievre ran an essay contest for students that was really a guise to support the Conservative agenda? Well, doesn't it now seem like a test run for the Fair Elections Act?
Photo: Takashi Toyooka/flickr
Going all out: Quebec election 2014 | Apr 1 2014 | Duncan Cameron | In the last week of the Quebec election, the decades-old struggle between Quebec sovereignists and Canadian federalists for political dominance is once again centre stage.
Threats to climate, health care and democracy can't top back-stabbing and an F-bomb | Apr 1 2014 | Karl Nerenberg | A new report makes the most dire climate forecasts yet; there is no more health accord; and the (un)Fair Elections trucks on. Yet, none of these can force Soudas and Trudeau from headlines.
New leftist collective aims to make a splash in Vancouver municipal elections | Mar 29 2014 | Members of the Left Front | A new Vancouver collective comprised of a broad group of activists from diverse organizations is proposing a number of exciting policies at today's policy convention for COPE.
Photo: BC Gov Photos/flickr
Upcoming B.C. municipal elections: Business as usual? | Mar 28 2014 | Janet Newbury | With municipal elections on the horizon in British Columbia, it is worth paying attention to the nature of political discourse in this province -- and considering its implications and alternatives.
Photo: flickr/Stephen Harper
13 examples of the Harper government's anti-democratic abuses | Mar 27 2014 | Phil Elder | The Conservatives have shown a pattern of anti-democratic abuses. Here are 13 examples with two themes: (1) ignoring the rule of law and (2) flouting the traditional processes of democracy.
Stop US-Style Voter Suppression from Becoming Canadian Law! | Mar 26 2014 | The UnFair Elections Act would make voter suppression the Canadian standard

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Toronto Ward Boundaries | Krago said... Back in June, Toronto City Council authorized the City Manager to hire a consultant to re-draw the...
Nova Scotia election drumbeat | janfromthebruce said... Darrell Dexter NDP leader and premier posted his bio online and new webpage. It looks really good...
Let's look at policies: Liberal compared to NDP | mark_alfred said... Both the Liberal Party of Canada and the New Democratic Party of Canada recently had conventions...
Independent Senator Pamela Wallin Takes A SHOT At NDP MP Olivia Chow! | Unionist said... Megan Leslie will have a real fight on her hands when Pamela Wallin resigns from the Senate, moves...
The Coup in Egypt | autoworker said... Rikardo wrote:No one has opened this topic on Babble it seems.  Some on the Left see this as...
fundraising status of the Parties | mark_alfred said... Below is some info from Elections Canada on political fundraising of the parties.We've seen in the...
NDP #16 | janfromthebruce said... Thank you. Off to work but I may repost that article by Dobbins. in
Speaking Fees for MPs implications | Sean in Ottawa said... I think this could merit a thread, Not specifically Trudeau who really has not done all that much...
widespread campaign of voter suppression and fraud ever committed in our history | mmphosis said... http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YwhXgYKZRB8 in
Who should lead the BCNDP now? And what should it stand for next time? | Ken Burch said... typing at a library computer with very small font...sorry for the typo.  Obviously, the BCNDP...

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