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Are Canadian politicians up to the challenge of a falling loonie economy? | Dec 16 2014 | Karl Nerenberg | Dropping oil prices and a falling dollar are supposed to be good for the manufacturing sector. Do Canada's politicians have the wisdom to craft sound policies to respond to the new economic realities?
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Harper is election ready. Are his opponents? | Dec 16 2014 | Duncan Cameron | With 10 months to go before the expected October 19, 2015 election, the Harper Conservatives are running full out for re-election. Their strategy is simple.
Libby Davies' statement on deciding not to run in 2015 | Dec 12 2014 | Libby Davies | Today, after 18 years as MP, Libby Davies announced she will not be running in the 2015 election.
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Without Libby Davies, what course will the NDP chart? | Dec 12 2014 | Fred Wilson | Libby Davies will not run again in 2015. This puts one of the NDP's most secure seats in play, and leaves a gaping hole on the portside of the party.
Mulcair says EU shouldn't support CETA if investor-state provision included | Dec 10 2014 | Brent Patterson | NDP leader Thomas Mulcair says that the European Union shouldn't support the Canada-EU Economic and Trade Agreement if it includes an investor-state dispute settlement provision.
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Despite being third place in the polls, the NDP should not panic | Dec 8 2014 | Karl Nerenberg | Most recent opinion polls show the Liberals coming down a bit and PM Harper's folks going up. What this may mean, however, is that, for now, voters are keeping their options open.
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Collapse of rickety Wildrose coalition could be a bad-news/good-news story for Alberta NDP | Nov 26 2014 | David J. Climenhaga | Rachel Notley's task is to get enough Albertans who are fed up with the PCs' sins and not yet ready for an increasingly extreme Wildrose Party to rally round the NDP.
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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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The Canada-Honduras trade agreement: A stain on Canada | Oct 23 2014 | Don Davies | Don Davies, the NDP Official Opposition Critic for International Trade, explains why Canada should not have a Free Trade Agreement with Honduras.
Nova Scotia offers insight to Canadian left for 2015 | Oct 14 2014 | David Bush | Simply faulting the NDP without doing the work that will create the conditions for an organized left that can express a real alternative is an abdication of our responsibility.
Mansbridge takes money from... and other reasons we need a reporter on the Hill for the rest of us | Oct 8 2014 | rabble staff | Parliament is back in session, and we hope that we can count on you to help ensure that we have a top-notch team of independent and ethical journalists to really challenge Stephen Harper's agenda.
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One year in: Jerry Dias on Unifor's first year and its future | Oct 8 2014 | H.G. Watson | A year after Unifor's founding convention, Unifor President Jerry Dias reflects on the year, what Unifor can achieve for the workers it represents and the rest of Canada.

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Chantal Hébert says this election will be decided by Blue Liberals & Red Tories Stockholm said... If that is the case, why does every poll show such an infintesimal number of people who are CPC...
Despite Leading in Quebec At Issue Panel Say NDP Is In Trouble Stockholm said... This is a pointless thread that should be cancelled. We can discuss federal politics in the federal...
NDP MPs who made harassment allegations won’t file complaints "want to go on with their lives" Pondering said... Quote: “They were clear they did not want to put a complaint in. They were meeting with her (Foote...
Mulcair rips up racist SUN cartoon, calls the NDP a "social democratic" party. alan smithee said... And Mulcair scores more points. He's been impressing me lately. I hope he continues the fight. in
Mulcair and Trudeau on Ottawa shootings and Conservative Terrorism Legislation Unionist said... That same discussion is under way here: http://rabble.ca/babble/national-news/ottawa-shooting-...
Would a PC party led by Doug Ford reduce the NDP to non-party status in 2018? Lord Palmerston said... How reliable is a "fake poll"? in
Strategic Voting by Trudeau in the 2015 Federal Election Pondering said... He will never say it. It is the antithesis of his campaign strategy which is that Canadians deserve...
Conservative Cabinet to ratify Canada-China FIPA, with the Liberals cheering them on. Brachina said...  Biggest surprise about that vote is that there is still a Bloc ;p in
Federal NDP Candidates 2015 greyscale said... Former PEI NDP leader Herb Dickieson has announced he will seek a federal nomination in Egmont for...
The fall policy agenda at Queen's Park: What will be happening and is progressive change possible? Insider1 said... Two views of the Ontario budget - one by the OFL and one by the Globe and Mail. Which one do people...

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