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Justice John D. Rooke
David J. Climenhaga | Legitimate right-wing protest groups, social media sites, media and political parties all need to pay attention to whom they are climbing into bed with.
Columnists
Rick Salutin | Does Canada have one main opposition party -- an amalgamation of Liberals and NDP: LibDP? Seems like it.
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Karl Nerenberg | An EKOS poll and a poll in B.C. both show a boost in support for the NDP following the election in Alberta. That should not be an occasion for gloating or braggadocio.
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Jim Prentice & Danielle Smith
David J. Climenhaga | Unlike former premier Alison Redford, who tried recently to make the claim, former Opposition leader Danielle Smith truly had become the most polarizing figure in Alberta politics.
News
Alice Shen (McGill Daily)
Daniel Woodhouse | Laurin Liu is the youngest female MP in Canadian history and was elected for the riding of Rivière-des-Mille-Îles in 2011 during the 'Orange Crush.' She takes a look back on the NDP then and now.
Book Review
Joel Harden | 'Building the Orange Wave' recounts the history of the NDP and their rise to Official Opposition. Joel Harden ponders the difference between that NDP and the present NDP and if the wave has collapsed?
Columnists
Duncan Cameron | Governments have no doubt they are making things better. The role of the Official Opposition is to show what the government is doing wrong. But is anybody watching?
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Gerry Caplan | "Frankly, it's doubtful the Liberals or Conservatives could field a group of eight such intelligent [leadership] candidates." No, these are not the words of Olivia or Ed or Roy.
Columnists
Duncan Cameron | No one should be surprised if the New Democrats continue to fight for their traditional concerns in this coming parliamentary session.
News
Stephen Lewis | The full text of the moving eulogy given on Aug. 27 at Jack Layton's funeral by the former Canadian diplomat to his close friend and comrade.
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Brian Topp | Canadians aren't used to parliamentary government, in part because we aren't used to politics built around real differences between our major parties over real issues. But that all changed May 2nd.
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rabble staff | On Wednesday night, the NDP held their annual summer party at the residence, giving members, staff and others a glimpse of this historic building.