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Thousands protest austerity in Montreal, Quebec City | Dec 1 2014 | Confederation of National Trade Unions | On November 29, tens of thousands of protestors took to the street in Quebec to protest austerity measures.
Photo: Patrick Imbeau/flickr
Tom Mulcair's election-ready tour | Nov 25 2014 | Duncan Cameron | For Mulcair, those Canadians looking to get rid of Stephen Harper need look no further than the NDP. The Liberals, he said, "flash left at election time, then turn right when they hold power."
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Ten things Vancouver needs from Gregor Robertson in the next four years | Nov 21 2014 | Rod Mickleburgh | Vision Vancouver and Mayor Robertson might be back for a third term, but voters' displeasure was clear and loud. What can Vision do to make things right?
Photo: flickr/Evan Leeson
Vancouver returns again to Gregor’s Vision | Nov 16 2014 | Cathryn Atkinson | Gregor Robertson retakes mayor's chair for the third time in Vancouver despite himself, Meena Wong third.
Photo: flickr/Sean Connors
Union vows to campaign against Harper | Nov 14 2014 | Ella Bedard | The union that represents professional public sector employees announced that it will deviate from its long-held policy of neutrality to oppose Harper in the upcoming federal elections.
Image: Flickr/thebuzzer
Vancouver election offers chance to be bold, not bored | Nov 12 2014 | Michael Stewart | The policies and candidates on offer from Vancouver's leftist parties this election are more exciting than we've seen in years -- but greenwashed ennui from Vision threatens to squash them.
Photo: Hot Pink Paper Campaign
Women take action for institutional change in Vancouver city elections | Nov 11 2014 | Christine O'Fallon | The Vancouver election is on November 15. Who's to say whether anything real will happen once the elections are over and done with? That's where the Hot Pink Paper Campaign comes in!
Image: flickr/kris krüg
Four things you need to know about the 2014 Vancouver civic election | Nov 10 2014 | Kaity Cooper | To dispel the myth that city politics don't matter, new blogger Kaity Cooper does your homework for you and highlights four issues you should care about in this civic election.
Photo: Arlo Bates/flickr
Will Winnipeg's first Indigenous mayor bridge the city's divide? It's complicated. | Nov 7 2014 | Shauna MacKinnon | There will be high expectations for the new mayor from Indigenous and non-Indigenous Winnipeggers who have been concerned with racism as well as the geographic, social and economic divide in our city.
photo: flickr/robert taylor
Toronto Election: The left has some work to do | Nov 5 2014 | Judy Rebick | What the heck happened in the Toronto election? Judy Rebick talks about what she saw happening and what the Left needs to do to regain voter confidence.
Kshama Sawant on why Seattle voters elected a socialist | Nov 5 2014 | Redeye Collective | Socialist Kshama Sawant ran for a seat on city council in Seattle with a campaign promise to introduce a minimum wage of $15, more than double the federal rate.
Photo: flickr/Martin Cathrae
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?

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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...
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