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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.
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Bill C-51: Petition the Senate and join protests on May 30 | May 21 2015 | Fifteen senators oppose the bill, 5 support and 62 are undecided or undeclared.
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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.
Not Rex: On the plan for Albertastan | May 14 2015 | Humberto DaSilva | CBC TV had barely called an NDP majority government in Alberta when Minister of Justice Peter MacKay declared the province Albertastan!
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Women of The War Room: The Alberta NDP | May 13 2015 | Sally Houser | Lots has been said about Rachel Notley's NDP victory in Alberta. What is important to note right away is that the central campaign staff were also made up of well over half women.
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Alberta rejects the Canadian legacy of tax injustice | May 12 2015 | Duncan Cameron | Knowing that some people are not paying their fair share elicits strong emotions. When a talented leader such as Rachel Notley addresses blatant injustices, people get mad and go out and vote.
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What the NDP victory means for progress and politics in Alberta | May 8 2015 | Rick Salutin | So what should we make of the NDP victory in Alberta? What does it mark politically and does it proclaim anything new about social democracy or democratic socialism?
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Notley wins the province, but can she win the Alberta civil service? | May 8 2015 | Ryan Donnelly | The Alberta NDP has won a majority government, and with that the Premier's office and a large civil service that has been carrying out tasks for the PC government for over 40 years.
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Five things Albertans need to do in a post-PC province | May 8 2015 | Todd Ferguson | Dear Alberta, Congratulations on your NDP majority win. Now here's five things you can do to help out and support the progressives changes that are afoot.
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Alberta is ready for Premier Rachel Notley | May 6 2015 | Duncan Cameron | NDP Alberta election material headlined: "Rachel is ready." Now the verdict is clear: Alberta was ready for Rachel Notley to head an NDP majority government.
Rachel Notley
Pinch me! Am I dreaming? Canada's 'most conservative' province elects an NDP majority | May 6 2015 | David J. Climenhaga | Last Sunday, Rachel Notley urged Albertans not to repeat history, but to make it. Last night they proved they were up to that challenge and elected her NDP to a majority.

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Montreal ridings and candidates 2015 DaveW said... here's a thread focusing on the  issues related to candidates and parties being put forward in...
The late Pam Barrett would have been so PROUD today terrytowel said... It's kind of sad that the late Pam Barrett is not around to see this historic win. Nicknamed "...
What lessons can Andrea Horwath learn from Rachel Notley? terrytowel said... What does Rachel have that Andrea doesn't? What lessons can Andrea learn from Rachel for the 2018...
Jim Prentice throws a Hail Mary "If you want to STOP the NDP you cannot vote Wildrose" terrytowel said... "The the only party that is going to stop the NDP in Alberta is the Progressive Conservative party...
Petition to Tom Mulcair to advance, as a priority, the following policies, which we call the 4 P's, as part of the Rokossovsky said... Would you trade a pipeline for reduced tanker traffic on the East Coast with inbound Gulf of Mexico...
Bill C-51, Anti-terrorism Act, 2015 mark_alfred said... I did a search, but couldn't find a forum thread dedicated specifically and solely to Bill C-51 (...
Justin Trudeau says he’d be open to coalition with NDP - if Thomas Mulcair wasn’t leader terrytowel said... Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau says he might be more open to the idea of forming a coalition with...
Ont Liberals ask Integrity Commissioner to investigate NDP Jagmeet Singh for conflict of interest terrytowel said... Apparently he allegedly used his constituency office to promote Thomas Mulcair rally More details...
Tom Mulcair says "If you want to STOP the Conservatives you don't have to vote Liberal" terrytowel said... Tom Mulcair says vote NDP. Then the NDP form a coalition government with the Liberals to kick...
End federal tax on tampons/pads, says NDP MP Irene Mathyssen mark_alfred said... Good initiative by the NDP.  NDP MP Irene Mathyssen has tabled C-282 An Act to amend the...

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Alberta NDP Leader Rachel Notley calls on Albertans to make history
"It's time for change with new ideas -- the idea that the wealthiest among us contribute just a little bit more," said Notley.

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