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Yukon federal candidates in place | Jul 26 2015 | Lewis Rifkind | The Yukon Federal NDP have a candidate in place, as do all the other main parties. Let the politicking commence.
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While Brad Wall is 'showboating,' Rachel Notley moves on | Jul 19 2015 | Susan Wright | Brad Wall tries to take a bite out of Rachel Notley and ends up crumpled on the floor.
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Are the Liberals and NDP the same, but just don't know it? | Jul 10 2015 | Rick Salutin | Does Canada have one main opposition party -- an amalgamation of Liberals and NDP: LibDP? Seems like it.
Murky, contradictory poll results, weird timing, unlikely to divert media from dubious narrative about Alberta NDP | Jul 7 2015 | David J. Climenhaga | Given the success of the NDP, you have to wonder if Alberta voters were paying better attention than the media and right-wing outrage industry gives them credit for doing.
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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.
Anne Wilson
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.
Joe Ceci
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.
Photo: Libby Davies
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.
Photo: Andrew Bates/flickr
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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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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