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Quebec Premier Pauline Marois
Geoffrey Stevens | Polls show the electorate is moving, but where the people are heading is anyone's guess. The PQ is in trouble, the Liberals could win a majority (or not), and the CAQ is a wild card.
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Duncan Cameron | In putting forward policy ideas for debate at their upcoming convention, the Liberals are fulfilling the third-party role in Canadian politics. They have no intention of being a third party, however.
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Brent Rathgeber
David J. Climenhaga | Media darling Brent Rathgeber has floated the idea of forming his own political party to assist with fund-raising activities. The Independent Alberta MP promises to consult his constituents.
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Brad Lavigne | Justin Trudeau told supporters that the Liberal Party has replaced the 'hope' and 'optimism' people once held for the NDP. Brad Lavigne states bluntly, 'Justin Trudeau: you sir are no Jack Layton.'
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Clock Tower in Parliament Hill
Christopher Majka | Byelections are strange beasts; blizzards of activity of moot significance. There is an intense desire to discern significance in their minutiae; smoke signals that portend the next election.
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Karl Nerenberg | Byelections in Montreal and Toronto seem to be a local battle between the LPC and NDP. However, voters may want to express their views on the performances of the parties in the current Parliament.
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Duncan Cameron | Canada's premiers met last week in Toronto, and there are signs major differences with the Harper Conservatives are emerging.
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Duncan Cameron | Making yourself heard, getting attention for your favourite subjects, and rallying support is what preoccupies leaders of Canada's five political parties as they prepare for key upcoming events.
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Karl Nerenberg | How the pollsters became the political oracles of our time is more than a bit of a mystery.
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Kathleen Wynne
David J. Climenhaga | From way out here in the oil-soaked hinterlands, Thursday's by-elections sounded like a pretty acceptable result from Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne's perspective.
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David J. Climenhaga | Alberta's Opposition Wild Rosehip Tea Party believes in everything the Progressive Conservative government led by Premier Alison Redford does -- and more!
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Ralph Surette | Recent polls indicate that Nova Scotia's NDP government is on the skids. If that's so, here's a view of the shoals ahead: at the next election we'll have a choice of three parties on the skids.