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Maclean's pushes non-story about Mulcair joining Harper team in 2007. Why now? | Jul 3 2015 | Karl Nerenberg | Maclean's carried two stories on one day about Mulcair's talks with the Conservatives in 2007. A main-quoted source mostly confirms Mulcair's version.
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New Democrats to have real nomination battle in Calgary-Foothills riding | Jul 2 2015 | David J. Climenhaga | The poll was done the day before the national holiday when the only people at home in Alberta may have been disgruntled Wildrosers with nowhere to go.
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Happy Canada Day: Alberta has an extra billion, which was good luck for the NDP | Jul 1 2015 | David J. Climenhaga | As NDP Finance Minister Joe Ceci said of an Alberta government annual report yesterday, an extra $1 billion sure isn't going to hurt.
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Libby Davies says goodbye with poetry | Jun 3 2015 | Karl Nerenberg | Libby Davies, longtime MP for Vancouver East, won six elections in a row, but will not run next time. On Tuesday she chose a unique way to say goodbye to the House and her constituents in Vancouver.
rabble radio episode 165: Brave New Alberta | Jun 3 2015 | Victoria Fenner | Reflections on what the May 5 Alberta NDP win means -- from the perspective of two Albertans.
Watch: MP Andrew Cash states Bill C-51 is unacceptable | Jun 1 2015 | Rebel Sage | NDP MP Andrew Cash addressed the crowd at the May 30 Stop C-51 rally in Toronto.
Hope betrayed? The Nova Scotia NDP's rocky fall from power | May 28 2015 | Joy Woolfrey | What led to the Nova Scotia NDP's fall from power in 2013? In this revealing text, Howard Epstein suggests the path to defeat was set well before the party's 2009 victory.
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The efficient vote to #HeaveSteve | May 26 2015 | Duncan Cameron | In the first-past-the-post system, as in Canada, when voters want to reject a government, they make an efficient vote by turning to the party the best placed to defeat it.
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Strategic voting misreads parliamentary democracy | May 22 2015 | Karl Nerenberg | The Canadian parliament is not a U.S.-style Electoral College. Its purpose is not to select a prime minister. And having the largest number of seats does not mean you get to rule.
It is time to ditch talk of 'strategic voting' | May 21 2015 | Karl Nerenberg | The new political and public opinion alignment significantly weakens the argument for holding one's nose and voting Liberal just to get rid of Harper.
The Senate votes on Bill C-51 today, next step Governor General signs bill | May 21 2015 | Let them know what you think about this bill
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Note to NDP -- take a deep breath and avoid hubris | May 15 2015 | Karl Nerenberg | An EKOS poll and a poll in B.C. both show a boost in support for the NDP following the election in Alberta. That should not be an occasion for gloating or braggadocio.

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