|News Karl Nerenberg | Here we are, a mere year and a quarter from the last federal election -- and in the midst of a frightful and deadly pandemic -- yet, believe it or not, Ottawa is full of election talk.|
|News Karl Nerenberg | MP Peter Julian has introduced a private member's bill to create a national prescription drug benefit for all Canadians, in conjunction with the provinces.|
|News Karl Nerenberg | The hubris of the federal Liberals and Conservatives brought Canada to the brink of an election, just a year after the last one -- and during the second wave of a pandemic.|
|Blog Dennis Gruending | Canada's NDP has a long tradition of pushing governing parties to do more for people in need and the party is playing that role during the COVID-19 pandemic.|
|News Karl Nerenberg | One of the many unprecedented aspects of our current crisis is the way the federal party in power has been ready to quickly accept constructive suggestions from opposition parties.|
|News Karl Nerenberg | Don't expect this Liberal government, that likes to be all things to all people, to take on powerful corporate interests, especially at a time of extreme economic emergency.|
|News Alex Cosh | The NDP's Madeleine Sauvé is one of several candidates carrying a left-leaning platform deep into B.C.'s right-wing heartlands.|
|News Karl Nerenberg | Good news both for the traditional party of the left and for the progressive side of the political spectrum: the dark and dour media narrative about the NDP has changed dramatically for the better.|
|News Karl Nerenberg | Does the Green win mean Canadians might be much more serious about climate change than most politicians seem to think? Maybe, but one byelection does not tell the whole story.|
Oilsands phase-out freak-out explained: Conservatives think road back to Ottawa runs through EdmontonDavid J. Climenhaga | Decarbonization? No problem! Wait! That was then. This is now.
One year ago, Stephen Harper, master of all he surveyed, called an election -- what could possibly go wrong?David J. Climenhaga | Justin Trudeau is popular because Canadians still have the image of what a decade of Conservative government looks like, looming large in our collective rearview mirror.
Just when the nattering nabobs of neoliberal negativism felt safe to write off the NDP, the crack of Doomsday opens!David J. Climenhaga | Gee, all of a sudden it seems like the entire prevailing right-wing narrative about Alberta is bunk!
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