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May 10, 2011

Canada's real electoral map: A surge for the left

Jesse McLaren
There has been a shift in consciousness. Looking at the NDP and the combined Tory/Liberal vote, a picture emerges of an eroding but concentrated corporate vote, and a surging NDP vote.
Podcast
May 10, 2011
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Understanding the NDP sweep in Quebec

Redeye
Before the May 2 election, the NDP had only ever won 2 seats in Quebec. Now they hold 58 out of 75 seats in the province. Roger Rashi is a founding member of the progressive party, Quebec Solidaire.
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How the NDP frustrates me

Two days the Federal election was called, I went out on a limb and decided to run as a member of the NDP in my old riding where I grew up. I went out and collected signatures (which took me a few days) and ended up with more than the 100 necessary. I then went to my local NDP office and asked if I could run as a member of the NDP, whom I had voted for every election since I could vote.

I have always wanted to work for the Federal Government. I have taken their tests and apply for all the jobs that are posted that I believe I am qualified for. I even once considered the military. But never to any avail. I am right now working a decent job in the private industry, but it has never been my dream. So I decided to go for a seat.

Blog
May 6, 2011

The debacle: A post election analysis

Pierre Beaudet
Many political and social activists right now are taking stock. The left and for that matter, the right, did not see this coming.
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Quebec Separation is Alive and Well - As it Should Be

This is a very rough first draft of an article I wanted to write.  I am not looking for it to be all that accurate, as much I am looking to elicit an emotional response from readers.  My goal is to have an article puplished in a local paper, though I don't want to be paid for it.  I thought I would get some opinions first.

 

Quebec separation is alive and well - as it should be.

Blog
May 4, 2011

A progressive paradox for Quebec and Canada

Eric Pineault
Those of us that might want to see a silver lining in the dark clouds ahead and talk of a 2015 breakthrough for the NDP must consider the following points.
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Montmagny-L'Islet-Kamouraska-Rivière-du-Loup: +1 NDP, -1 Tories?

Seems like in Montmagny-L'Islet-Kamouraska-Rivière-du-Loup, the NDP candidate, François Lapointe, might win over the Tories candidate, Bernard Généreux:

 

(French article)

 

http://www.cyberpresse.ca/le-soleil/dossiers/elections-federales/201105/04/01-4395908-le-npd-prend-la-tete-devant-bernard-genereux.php?utm_categorieinterne=trafficdrivers&utm_contenuinterne=cyberpresse_B4_en-manchette_2238_section_POS2

 

 

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