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Memories of 64 years as political junkies

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I'm a "political junkie." The Wikipedia definition of a political junkie is, "One who is obsessed by all things political and votes in every election." So, yes, that's me, but I'd like to add that I believe political junkies also need to get involved in politics as party members, volunteers, as well as candidates.

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| December 11, 2015
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Holiday cheer for New Democrats: Five toasts for the New Year

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The House of Commons met December 3, and elected a speaker; it heard a speech from the throne the next day; and it will rise for a holiday break December 11, returning January 25, 2016.

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December 4, 2015 |
The Public Service Alliance of Canada applauds the federal government's decision to re-open Veterans Affairs offices in nine cities within one year.
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| December 3, 2015

Liberals win decisive majority in Newfoundland and Labrador

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Recep Tayyip Erdogan
| November 29, 2015

Refugee stories: Flight, freedom and Canada

Flight and Freedom: Stories of Escape to Canada

by Ratna Omidvar and Dana Wagner
(Between the Lines,
2015;
$29.95)

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November 23, 2015 |
Organizations and academic experts say that following last week’s tragic events in Paris, it’s especially important that the government consult Canadians before introducing its C-51 reform package.
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