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Barry Cooper
David J. Climenhaga | It's been almost nine months now. Surely it's time for Alberta conservatives to get up to speed on how this democracy thing works!
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USS George H.W. Bush in the Persian Gulf
David J. Climenhaga | Tension between predominantly Shia Muslim Iran and predominantly Sunni Muslim Saudi Arabia has the potential to wreck Canadian conservatives' only election game plan.
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Tommy Douglas
David J. Climenhaga | Sound, popular, progressive legislation is precisely the "nightmare" the full-blown anti-NDP campaign now under way in Alberta is designed to forestall.
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Erika Shaker | "Canada is back!" announced Justin, (more than once) to the world. But are we? And back to what, exactly?
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SOPP
David J. Climenhaga | It is hard to believe that much non-partisan, independent academic scholarship takes place in the atmosphere encouraged at the University of Calgary's School of Public Policy.
Columnists
Duncan Cameron | Tom Mulcair and the NDP caucus did a great job in undermining the credibility of the Harper government; then Justin Trudeau reaped the rewards by sowing doubts about "Tom Mulcair's NDP."
Activist Toolkit
| Two great initiatives that are dedicated to tracking whether the Liberal government keeps its promises.
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Mimi Williams
Mimi Williams | Had the NDP not veered to the right in an attempt to capture votes, it might have been able to retain its principles while finally grasping power.
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Pierre Trudeau
David J. Climenhaga | The first-past-the-post system makes the changes look more dramatic, but in real terms, Canada didn't lurch to the left, it eased back toward the centre.
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Justin Trudeau
David J. Climenhaga | If there are any lessons from last night, they are that politicians underestimate Justin Trudeau -- and Canadians generally -- at their peril.
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Krystalline Kraus | The voter turnout for this election has been the highest we've seen since 1993, with more than 17 million Canadians casting a ballot, hoping to improve their fortunes with a change of power in Ottawa.
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David J. Climenhaga | It's a remarkable politician who can get more than 2,000 people to line up for three blocks outside a grubby banquet hall under a red sunrise on a chilly Sunday.