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Former Wildrose House leader Rob Anderson to test blogging as a cure for politics | Jul 30 2015 | David J. Climenhaga | Once prominent Wildrose MLA vows to tell it like it is and expose "cult-like practice”" of political parties in new blog.
Tom Mulcair holds a press conference -- presto, Olivia Chow is the official NDP candidate | Jul 29 2015 | Michael Laxer | It seems that "democratic nomination process" thing is just as optional for the NDP as well!
Photo: flickr/ Olivia Chow
As an MP, Chow was a passionate advocate for public transit | Jul 29 2015 | Karl Nerenberg | During her tenure in the House, Olivia Chow proposed initiatives to get the federal government involved in Canada's frayed urban transit systems.
Photo: flickr/ Lucas Hayas
UN Committee supports charities in fight for freedom of expression | Jul 29 2015 | Megan Hooft | Canada has received a rebuke from a United Nations treaty monitoring body for its lack of respect for human rights. Canada's charities breathe a sigh of relief.
Photo: Tiago Cabral/flickr
Plight of the bumblebee | Jul 29 2015 | Ole Hendrickson | The phrase "plight of the bumblebee" has been used to describe the dramatic population declines in many North American bee species. What's driving bee extinction and what can be done to stop it?
We've got the dirt on you, Harper | Jul 29 2015 | David Molenhuis | rabble.ca has its most robust and experienced editorial team yet lined up and ready to keep an eye on Harper during the next election. All we need now is your support.
Seven reasons why long-term expats deserve a voice in Canadian politics | Jul 29 2015 | Raksha Vasudevan | The Ontario Court of Appeal ruled against allowing long-term expats the right to vote, claiming it would be unfair for non-residents to vote on laws. Well here are seven reasons that's untrue.
Water everywhere, Canadian policy nowhere | Jul 29 2015 | Maude Barlow | The UN says water is a human right, Canada says it's a corporate free for all.
Photo: Oregon Department of Transportation/flickr
DMV privatization is about politics, not economic sense | Jul 28 2015 | Stephen Kimber | Privatizing isn't about delivering better service, providing service more efficiently, or even saving the government money in the long run.
Women learn computer skills. Photo: Spark Creative Ltd/Flickr
Where is Canada's digital inclusion strategy? | Jul 28 2015 | Suzanne Smythe | Digital access is an ongoing effort that requires a comprehensive vision and an integration of the seven principles of access, oriented to the needs of lower-income Canadians.
Photo: pmwebphotos/flickr
Can Stephen Harper be trusted with another term in office? | Jul 28 2015 | Gerry Caplan | Any Canadian who has followed the practices of our government over the past decade will have her own examples of its integrity. At bottom, these tell us how our government thinks and operates.
Judging Iran | Jul 28 2015 | Scott Vrooman | By keeping its sanctions in place against Iran, Canada is standing firm against the threat of peace in the Middle East.

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Who would fit the bill as the NDP's first finance minister? terrytowel said... Oops mispelled the word Finance above, oh well. My apologizes. According to a story in the Globe...
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