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Heather McPherson, the federal NDP's candidate in Edmonton Strathcona, and former Alberta NDP leader Brian Mason. Image: Heather McPherson for Edmonton Strathcona/Facebook
David J. Climenhaga | Former Alberta NDP leader Brian Mason didn't mention Notley by name, but her recent suggestion she might not vote NDP because of the federal party's pipeline policy obviously didn't impress him.
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Zaid Noorsumar | The NDP is the only federal party promising to establish national standards -- although it will face an uphill task in that endeavour.
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Heather McPherson, the federal NDP candidate in Edmonton Strathcona. Image: David J. Climenhaga
David J. Climenhaga | Does the Mainstreet poll of voter intentions in the Edmonton Strathcona federal riding indicate a real trend, or is it an outlier for whatever reasons?
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Reakash Walters nominates Rachel Notley as the NDP candidate in 2015, shortly before the NDP's historic majority victory. Image: Provided by Reakash Walters
David J. Climenhaga | If you have progressive views, you don't have to be living outside Alberta to feel out of touch with Alberta politics nowadays.
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NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh at a Labour Day parade in Toronto. Image: Jagmeet Singh/Facebook
Karl Nerenberg | History teaches that parties can survive all kinds of internal strife and turbulence to do quite well when the voting actually starts.
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Green Party of Canada Leader Elizabeth May and Paul Manly. Photo: Paul Manly/Facebook
David J. Climenhaga | It's no longer hard to imagine a Green tsunami on the West Coast as voters there, disillusioned by unkept Liberal and NDP promises, shift their support to May's Green Party.
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Dr. Trevor Harrison, director of the Parkland Institute and co-author of Alberta in Context, Health Care Under NDP Governments (Photo: David J. Climenhaga).
David J. Climenhaga | The facts don't support the myth New Democratic Party governments always try to break the bank with health-care spending.
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Alberta Opposition Leader Jason Kenney (Photo: David J. Climenhaga).
David J. Climenhaga | Why are so many old Tories going to pot? Is Canadian democracy is simply too important to be left in the hands of voters? The UCP caucus gets its exercise! Derek Fildebrandt gets something right!
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ND lapel pin. Photo: David J. Climenhaga
David J. Climenhaga | Dear readers, do not fret. Before you cancel your donation to the Alberta NDP, check the date.
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David J. Climenhaga | By behaving like children in Parliament, the Conservatives have proved Opposition leader Andrew Scheer is no Stephen Harper, and indeed that he is not much of leader at all.
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David J. Climenhaga | "Public sector bargaining is one of the progressive left's proudest achievements in Canada," Brian Topp once observed. "It is also perhaps our greatest gift to the political right."
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Former CBC news correspondent Terry Milewski delivering the keynote address at the Union of BC Municipalities conference in September, 2017. Photo: Province of BC
Terry Milewski | CBC journalist comments on rabble story regarding his October interview with NDP leader Jagmeet Singh on Power & Politics