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Les élections au Nouveau Brunswick sont une épreuve décisive pour le reste du Canada dans le brûlant dossier du gaz de schiste | Sep 19 2014 | Maude Barlow | Les élections de lundi au Nouveau Brunswick sont une épreuve décisive pour le reste du Canada dans le brûlant dossier du gaz de schiste
Photo: Rick Harris, Flickr Media Commons
New Brunswick election a litmus test for the rest of Canada on shale gas | Sep 19 2014 | Maude Barlow | New Brunswickers head to the polls in what seems to be another PC versus Liberal tête-à-tête this Monday. But this province's election could also be key to determining the future of fracking.
image by Natalie Lochwin
Bad Emperor: The saga of Rob Ford | Sep 18 2014 | Michael Laxer | While it may take many years to fully grasp or understand Rob Ford and what he meant as a political phenomenon, the entertainment is now over.
Olivia Chow speaks about transit in Toronto | Sep 16 2014 | Victoria Fenner | Olivia Chow speaks solo at a mayoral debate sponsored by the Ryerson Students' Union and TTCRiders: A Voice for Transit Riders.
Photo: Flickr/Shawn Merritt
How Doug Ford challenges the progressive vote | Sep 15 2014 | Heather Morgan | Progressive voters, awake! Doug Ford took Rob's place in the run for Mayor of Toronto. Rob Ford is replacing his nephew Mike in a run for council. Mike will run for school trustee. What's going on?
Licia Ronzulli voting with her 1 month old daughter on September 22, 2010. by Eu
Where are all the women (candidates)? | Sep 12 2014 | Kate McInturff | A number of cities across Canada are gearing up for municipal elections. It seemed like a good time to ask: why don't more women run for office? Here's why.
Photo: flickr/The Laird of Oldham
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.
Photo: pmwebphotos/flickr
Can the NDP challenge Harper on the economy? | Sep 8 2014 | Murray Dobbin | The NDP's announcement that it will push for a national minimum wage if elected suggests that the party may finally be overcoming its aversion to engaging its federal adversaries on the economy.
Photo: feck_aRt_post/flickr
A vote for austerity is a vote for more suffering | Sep 5 2014 | Lynne Fernandez | We all need to understand austerity and its implications before we decide who to vote for in the upcoming municipal election, and further ahead in the federal and provincial elections.
Meena Wong talks with reporters on the steps of City Hall
Meena Wong offers strong alternative to Vancouver's blancmange mayoral race | Sep 5 2014 | Michael Stewart | Vancouver's oldest left-wing party, COPE, attempted to offer an alternative today to the two wealthy, pro-developer, white, male candidates vying for mayor of Vancouver.
What if we started talking about transit savings? | Sep 4 2014 | Albert Koehl | "Who will pay?" This question usually dominates our transit debate, but what if the focus was on "how much would we save by investing in transit?"
Photo: Dave King/flickr
The 25/60 rule says Harper can be re-elected in 2015 | Sep 2 2014 | Duncan Cameron | Yes, opinion polls have turned against the Conservatives and it's true many Canadians cannot abide Harper. But Stephen Harper and his party can still win the next election, scheduled for October 2015.

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Who's running - ONDP 2014 ctrl190 said... Some official candidates:   Ajax-Pickering: Jermaine King Brampton-Springdale: Ghurpreet...
Bye bye Rob Anders Bacchus said... Goodbye MP Rob Anders, Hello Senator Rob Anders? in
Conservative executive director Dimitri Soudas forced out. Join the discussion. Kaitlin McNabb said... CBC is reporting Soudas was forced out (re: told if he did not step down, he would be fired)...
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...
"Fair" Elections Act onlinediscountanvils said... Quote: -  Forbids Elections Canada from launching ad campaigns to encourage people to...
What's the deal with the BC Green Party? TiradeFaction said... I can't speak to BC voters themselves, as I don't live in BC or really know anyone there, but I...
2014 Winnipeg municipal elections Aristotleded24 said... I'm quite happy to be represented by Councillor Orlikow. He is also likely the only mayoral...
Why the timing is good for parties from the left in Canada socialdemocraticmiddle said... Exactly. The Conservative economic record is NOT good, and we need an alternative. Moreover, if the...

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