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Rejoice! Toronto's civic system may yet save the city from itself | Oct 28 2014 | Wayne Roberts | Whoever the mayor may be, progressives can continue to work for positive change thanks to Toronto's civic system.
Senior citizens: Take action on climate change now! | Oct 27 2014 | Anthony Ketchum, Peter Jones | What do you want your legacy to be? If senior citizens collectively told our elected representatives to take action on climate change that would be the world's greatest legacy.
Watch: Voter suppression comes to Canada | Oct 27 2014 | rabble staff | It's a throwback, but it's always a relevant question. Is voter suppression alive and well in Canada?
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Missed call: The influence of cell phone culture on accuracy in political polls | Oct 27 2014 | Quintin Zachary Hewlett | Political polling by phone has become an unreliable predictor of the end results. Why? Cell phones. Youth, urban professionals under 40, and low-income voters are not captured by landline polling.
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Voter turnout delivers real people's verdict in Toronto election | Oct 27 2014 | Alice Klein | This election is a truly special one. It really comes down to a question of who we the people are. It's time for the people of Toronto to reveal ourselves to ourselves and to the world.
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Jobs! Money! Nope! Benefits of LNG exports grossly exaggerated | Oct 24 2014 | Al Engler | Why do the B.C. and federal governments and corporate media continue to promote LNG as the key to future employment and increased public revenues? The profitability is dubious at best.
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Labour endorsements in Ontario's municipal elections | Oct 24 2014 | Ella Bedard | Not sure which candidates are the most labour-friendly? Never fear, Ella Bedard has created a handy list of endorsements by labour unions. Happy voting everyone!
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Moving forward from Winnipeg's municipal election | Oct 23 2014 | Zach Fleisher | Winnipeg’s progressive community was dealt a major blow on Election Day. What went wrong and where do we organize from here?
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In one Toronto election riding, it's Andray vs. The giant | Oct 23 2014 | Heather Morgan | It was easy to believe the stories spun by the Fords: that they worked tirelessly for their Ward. Now, Andray Domise is challenging the Ford dynasty's narrative.
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Grassroots women's mayoral forum sheds light on key issues in Winnipeg | Oct 22 2014 | Mareike Brunelli | On October 8, over 60 women gathered at the Circle of Life Thunderbird House on Treaty One territory to share their views on municipal issues and address mayoral candidates.
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Your vote: It's what the Harper Conservatives fear the most | Oct 21 2014 | Duncan Cameron | For Stephen Harper to lose power in the next election, either the Conservative voter base must decline, or more people need to turn up and vote.
An open letter from the margins to the Toronto mayoral candidates | Oct 21 2014 | Jason Samilski | Can any major Toronto mayoral candidate directly address this larger issue: what role does politics play in changing conditions for people who are historically marginalized and disenfranchised?

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Ontario General Election 2014 mark_alfred said... The election will be held on June 12, 2014.  General information about this election can be...
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...

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