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Jim Stanford | Trans-Pacific Partnership talks have jumped right into the deep end of NAFTA: undertaking a wholesale renegotiation of what is by far Canada's most important trade relationship. Why?
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Mario Seccareccia | Why is our current crop of Canadian political leaders trapped in a rhetorical box of "sound finance" that will merely guarantee our economy will remain stuck in a state of secular stagnation?
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Hugh Mackenzie | What a surprise! The NDP makes a proposal for a very modest increase in corporate tax rates and defenders of all things corporate in Canada turn on their scary corporate tax number-generating machine.
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| CARP is pushing for pension plan reform in the 2015 federal election.
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| The Pundits' Guide to Canadian Elections is a web database of election results and statistics.
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Susan Prentice | Child care is an issue this federal election. And it is clear that three out of the four federal parties recognize that Canada needs a national child-care program.
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| Analyzing the positions of Canada’s political parties on the Middle East.
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Duncan Cameron | The subtext of election 2015 is that the NDP could win the most seats in the next parliament, and the other contenders have turned against them.
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Rick Salutin | In elections, like in sports, you're pulling for your team, not just in the sense of party or leader, but in the sense of humanity, and its long-term potential for progress.
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Brent Patterson | During the leaders' debate this past Thursday, Conservative leader Stephen Harper addressed cuts to refugee health coverage. Much has been rightly made of his use of the term "old-stock Canadians."
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Wenonah Bradshaw | The recent promise of four years of balanced budgets by the Mulcair-led NDP has irked progressive economists puzzled over the decision to eschew running deficits during a period of cyclical slow-down.
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Kate McInturff | Women voters are set to make a distinct impact on the outcome of the federal election this October. For political parties looking to pivot, consider this: it's the women, stupid.