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Activists gear up for 'historic opportunity' to usher in proportional representation | Apr 13 2016 | Alyse Kotyk | Leadnow, Fair Vote Canada and the Every Voter Counts Alliance all call on Canadians to push for an electoral system of proportional representation. Can they make it happen?
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Manitoba's community-led development needs provincial support | Apr 12 2016 | Greg Macpherson, Molly McCracken | We hope all of Manitoba's political parties this provincial election will see the wisdom in long-term investments for community-led renewal for a more inclusive and sustainable future.
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Thomas Mulcair will be stepping down as leader. What next? | Apr 11 2016 | What we know about next steps and how to get involved in rebuilding the party.
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Mulcair's out. How did it happen and what's next? | Apr 11 2016 | Karl Nerenberg | When the NDP chose Tom Mulcair in 2012 it was mostly because he looked like a seasoned pro who knew how to win. When he did not deliver victory, or something close, his days were inevitably numbered.
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Proportional representation is not 'too complicated' -- the fix is in | Apr 6 2016 | Stuart Parker | The voting reform debate in Canada is full of confusing and nonsensical statements about proportional representation. And that's intentional. But here's the truth!
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Only an inspiring, visionary leader can bring the NDP back from its spectacular failure | Apr 5 2016 | Peggy Nash | Canada still needs the NDP. But it needs an NDP that is both inspiring and competent, visionary and responsible, principled and practical.
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The crisis in the NDP | Apr 5 2016 | Duncan Cameron | As delegates prepare for the April 8-10 Edmonton convention, the federal NDP membership is in turmoil. The New Democratic Party needs to redefine itself in a new political environment.
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The NDP should play the long game with Mulcair | Mar 31 2016 | Chris Watson | NDP members from across Canada will soon gather in Edmonton and when they do, the biggest decision facing them is whether or not Tom Mulcair should continue as federal party leader.
Who's doing what about poverty reduction in Manitoba? | Mar 30 2016 | Shauna MacKinnon | For Manitobans concerned about poverty, there will be much to consider when sorting through political party platforms and promises in search of a meaningful poverty reduction plan.
Divest McGill occupies administration office over decision to keep fossil fuel investments | Mar 29 2016 | David Gray-Donald | Last week McGill decided not to divest from fossil fuels and has received much criticism from Divest McGill and other supporters. Now, Divest McGill has staged a sit-in and camp-out.
Proportional representation is the only way to make every vote count | Mar 29 2016 | rabble staff | Justin Trudeau promised electoral reform in Canada, but all voting systems are not created equal. rabble's new series hopes to inform the conversation on PR and why Canada needs it.
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The smearjob on Wab Kinew shows reconciliation still isn't taken seriously | Mar 28 2016 | Shauna MacKinnon, Tina Keeper | Wab Kinew sends an important message to Indigenous youth. That they mustn't give up. If we won't forgive Kinew, then what hope do they have?

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NDP Election 2015 Post Mortem Highlights "Cautious Change & Balanced Budgets" terrytowel said... OTTAWA — The NDP's last federal election campaign lacked a strong and simple narrative to ...
Conservative Campaign Manager Admits HUGE Mistake Going After NDP With Niqab Issue terrytowel said... Conservative campaign manager Jenni Byrne went into the election full of confidence. Ms. Byrne,...
Cheri DiNovo on Tom Mulcair Leadership Shortcomings "I don't have a lot of time for that BS" terrytowel said... Cheri DiNovo prays for NDP redemption Highlights “I was a supporter of Tom. He’s a man with...
Megan Leslie "100% Surprised" Totally Caught Off Guard By Lost terrytowel said... Megan Leslie gives an exclusive interview to Peter Mansbridge on her election loss. http://www.cbc....
Undecided Vote Takes 2nd Place In Preferred Prime Minister Poll terrytowel said... From Nanos Research (The only polling firm to accurately predict the election results says Nick...
Chatelaine Magazine Names Rachel Notley Woman of the Year! terrytowel said... There are actually 30 women who have been singled out by Chatelaine magazine as women of the year...
Forming a new party on the left - how to do it not whether to do it Sean in Ottawa said... It is a new year and we will have to move forward. Clearly there are a lot of people in the NDP who...
NDP Cheri DiNovo On Elxn42 "Blaming media & Liberals strategists is a like farmers blaming the weather" terrytowel said... The NDP MPP for Parkdale-High Park says the federal New Democrats’ setback in the October...
How Elxn15 results would look using Proportional Rep & Preferential Ballot terrytowel said... See link for more info http://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/grenier-preferential-ballot-1.3332566 in
Tom Mulcair To Embark On Cross Canada Listening Tour terrytowel said... Tom Mulcair appeared on both CBC & CTV yesterday and announced he is embarking on a listening...
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