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Brent Patterson | Could the outcome of the October 2015 federal election be a minority parliament where the issue of a coalition government becomes the key political question?
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Karl Nerenberg | Most recent opinion polls show the Liberals coming down a bit and PM Harper's folks going up. What this may mean, however, is that, for now, voters are keeping their options open.
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Duncan Cameron | For Mulcair, those Canadians looking to get rid of Stephen Harper need look no further than the NDP. The Liberals, he said, "flash left at election time, then turn right when they hold power."
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Karl Nerenberg | When Justin Trudeau publicly suspended two of his MPs because they had allegedly harassed two MPs of another party, all sides held their partisan fire -- at first. Then that all changed.
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J. Baglow | Justin Trudeau did the right thing by swiftly suspending two of his own MPs for improper behaviour towards two NDP MPs. The NDP's official response was opportunist and shameful.
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Karl Nerenberg | Justin Trudeau gets attention just for being himself, and, especially, standing fully clothed in a swimming pool. Even smart folks can wax enthusiastic about the callow and shallow Liberal leader.
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Karl Nerenberg | The Harper regime has been openly hostile to the environment, to those who research it and to those who advocate for it. Trudeau's Liberals are gun-shy, while NDPers and Greens are more serious.
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Murray Dobbin | The NDP's announcement that it will push for a national minimum wage if elected suggests that the party may finally be overcoming its aversion to engaging its federal adversaries on the economy.
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Nora Loreto | What will emerge from the PSF and how should we defeat Harper in 2015?
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Trish Hennessy | The single most positive move a newly minted government could do is to finally repudiate the most powerful and lasting relic of the Mike Harris era: the 1999 Taxpayer Protection Act.
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Karl Nerenberg | Polls put the Liberals ahead nationally, with the NDP in third place. Polls based in Quebec tell a very different story about the federal voting intentions of francophone Quebeckers.
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Mick Sweetman | The Davenport riding has become a battleground. The Liberals want the riding back from the NDP and are fighting tooth and nail to get it, throwing all the left hooks they can.