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Stephen Kimber | New Nova Scotia NDP leader Gary Burrill seems like a thoughtful progressive who embraces what he calls "social investment" in the economy.
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Nova Scotia NDP leader Gary Burrill
Christopher Majka | Nova Scotia New Democrats have turned decisively to the left, electing Gary Burrill as the new leader of the NDP, a full-bore social democrat committed to social, economic and environmental justice.
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Gary Burrill
Christopher Majka | Politician, publisher and preacher: Gary Burrill is all this and much more. A keen analyst of social and economic development in the Maritimes, Burrill is vying for leadership of Nova Scotia's NDP.
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Lenore Zann
Christopher Majka | It may be dark days at present for the NDP in Nova Scotia but with a leadership convention next month three candidates have thrown their hat into the ring. Actor and MLA Lenore Zann is one of them.
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Joy Woolfrey | What led to the Nova Scotia NDP's fall from power in 2013? In this revealing text, Howard Epstein suggests the path to defeat was set well before the party's 2009 victory.
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Stephen Kimber | In his new book, "Rise Again: Nova Scotia's NDP on the Rocks," former NDP MLA Howard Epstein offers his assessment on the fortunes of Darrell Dexter's New Democrats in Nova Scotia.
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Stephen Kimber | The lesson in the politics of the Yarmouth ferry may not be about who's to blame but the reality there are no easy answers in a small province with too few resources and too many problems.
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Stephen Kimber | The announcement of a tentative $29-million settlement involving more than 150 former residents of the Nova Scotia Home for Coloured Children is another stop on a painful journey that began in 1998.
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Ralph Surette | Dear Mr. Premier-designate, I've been watching governments come and go in Nova Scotia. Here's what I learned. There may be something you can use to keep the ship afloat in this storm-tossed province.
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David Bush | The question the left should be asking itself is why this happened and more importantly, what are the lessons we should be learning from this defeat?
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Former Nova Scotia premier, Darrell Dexter.
Christopher Majka | It was the exclusion of the activist agenda that led to the spectacular flameout of the Nova Scotia NDP in the 2013 election, all the more perplexing because they accomplished much of significance.
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Michael Laxer | There are few greater enemies to the struggle to achieve a new society than disillusionment among those who need it. Yet this disillusionment is almost entirely of our own making.