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Election 2015: Where do the parties stand on climate change | Oct 13 2015 | two great guides to evaluate party positions.
Friends of Public Services is fighting for the Canada we want | Oct 13 2015 | Take the fight for Canada Post's door to door delivery to the next level, help defeat the Conservatives, and make sure that Canada Post stays in public hands.
Search through political archives to find out what the party actually said | Oct 13 2015 | A portal that pulls together real political documents for when memory or spin tries to change the story
Reach Across the Aisle Day | Oct 13 2015 | Reaching out to different choirs
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Welcome to the Orwellian world of Wildrose, where keeping your promises makes you a liar | Oct 13 2015 | David J. Climenhaga | I can remember a day when the Wildrose Party, led by Danielle Smith, valued the idea of keeping your promises. No more.
Early indications give hope for a higher voter turnout this election | Oct 13 2015 | Brent Patterson | While it's too early to say whether there will be a higher overall voter turnout this election, the indications look positive.
Photo: Policy Note blog
Child care and the federal election: Where have the parties landed? | Oct 13 2015 | Iglika Ivanova, Lynell Anderson | Canada's patchwork system of child care could soon change, as many of the major political parties are proposing some form of a national child-care program. So how strong are the promises being made?
Social movements can still show Harper the door | Oct 13 2015 | Dylan Penner | The outcome of Election 2015 is far from certain. If and/or when Harper loses it will be -- at least in part -- because movements showed him the door.
Image: Bill Brooks/flickr
What the Trans-Pacific Partnership means for the cost of drugs | Oct 13 2015 | Scott Sinclair | The release of the final Trans-Pacific Partnership text shows that the trade deal has worrying implications for Canada, binding our country to a regulatory regime that would lock in high drug costs.
Election 2015 last minute survival tips - Election SoundUp 7 | Oct 13 2015 | Victoria Fenner | Last chance to vote today before election day. And you're going to have to know the election rules, because Karl Nerenberg says your election staff might not ...
Feds leave provinces and territories to lead the fight on poverty | Oct 13 2015 | Megan Hooft | Canada must create a national anti-poverty strategy with targets, timelines, monitoring and evaluation tools and the allocation of necessary resources.
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Election 2015: Welcoming the last days of a tyrant | Oct 13 2015 | Duncan Cameron | Most Canadians have had enough of Harper -- a prime minister interested only in benefits for his party supporters -- who put his own interest in holding office ahead of the public interest.

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Steve Patterson endorsed Tom Mulcair NDP mark_alfred said... Great endorsement. in
Elizabeth May Daughter Is Taking On NDP Ruth Ellen Brosseau in Berthier—Maskinongé terrytowel said... Elizabeth May daughter Victoria May Burton is waging a campaign to oust NDP Ruth Ellen Brosseau in...
Global view of Canadian election: Robert Fisk - and others? Sean in Ottawa said... lagatta wrote: Veteran journalist and commentator weighs in on the federal election: http://www....
Local Debates terrytowel said... This is a CRAZY debate that was on Rogers. It was the debate in Beaches-East York with the Liberal...
Strategic Voting ReeferMadness said... I'm getting increasingly concerned that the Conservatives have the momentum less than 2 weeks...
Justin Trudeau is extreme right wing Unionist said... Your notion of "extreme right-wing" is pretty extreme. This is not the way to beat Harper. And I...
Why you might consider voting NDP "strategically" in a losing local campaign 6079_Smith_W said... If I was in a riding where the NDP have no chance of doing anything other than splitting the vote,...
Liberal Party releases their platform, October 5, 2015 mark_alfred said... Liberal Party releases their platform. https://www.liberal.ca/files/2015/10/New-plan-for-a-strong-...
Stephen Harper and the Conservatives will win a majority government in 2015 terrytowel said... Forget what you are seeing in the polls that show the Conservatives at 30%. My friend who is part...
Cons announce snitch line for 'barbaric cultural practices' jerrym said... The Cons are blowing the racist dogwhiistle hard with their tip line on "Barbaric Cultural...

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