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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.
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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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For Rachel Notley the hard part starts now | May 6 2015 | Karl Nerenberg | Rachel Notley will no doubt be mindful of what happened to the Bob Rae NDP government in Ontario five years after it won a majority victory. But Notley may have assets Rae lacked.
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Who are the new New Democrats in Alberta? | May 6 2015 | Read short biographies of the newly elected New Democrats.
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Howard Epstein on the rise and fall of Nova Scotia's NDP | May 5 2015 | Stephen Kimber | In his new book, "Rise Again: Nova Scotia's NDP on the Rocks," former NDP MLA Howard Epstein offers his assessment on the fortunes of Darrell Dexter's New Democrats in Nova Scotia.

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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...
NDP caucus instructed not to speak to Halifax Chronicle Herald because of press operators lockout Jacob Two-Two said... I can't see why this would be a problem. Seems like they're doing the right thing here. Am I...
Connection between C-51 and Aboriginal and labour rights KenS said... There is quite a bit of discussion of this in aboriginal-oriented Facebook groups (and presumably...

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