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Duncan Cameron | Is there a way to constitute an invigorated Senate that would have public legitimacy without undermining electoral democracy?
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Canada's Parliament. Photo: Chris Fane/Flickr
Brian Topp | We have been doing something unusual in Canada in recent weeks. We've been having a substantive debate about the basic direction of our economy.
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Linda Leon | Ryan, it is time to walk the walk. Will you please vote against the omnibus budget bill C-38?
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James Shaver Woodsworth, Methodist minister and politician. Photo courtesy Library and Archives Canada/C-55449.
Gerry Caplan | Stephen Harper has celebrated the first anniversary of his majority by reminding Canadians of the moral tone he offers his country.
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Wildrose Alliance leader Danielle Smith. Photo: Dave Cournoyer/Flickr
Brian Topp | Let's look at the Alberta election -- a true "Dewey beats Truman" fiasco for Canada's political commentariat, which predicted victory for the Wildrose Party.
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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 | Stephen Harper first became Prime Minister in 2006 and has already dramatically transformed the old Canada. But with no election due for four more years, we ain't seen nothing yet.
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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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Griselda Grumpfuttock | Foretelling the rise of the Tyrant Stephanus Harperius, whose relentless campaign of duplicity duped the populace into electing him as Dictator of Canadania.
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Peter Russell talks about the Harper Government's contempt for parliamentary democracy
rabbleTV | Peter Russell, constitutional expert, talks about the Harper government's contempt for parliamentary democracy and what is at stake in the 2011 Canadian election.
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Linda McQuaig | Harper's determined efforts to demonize the notion of a coalition has helped push it off the agenda, even though coalitions are perfectly legitimate.
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Brian Topp | As a big step towards making our Parliament and our democracy work better, Canada should publicly discuss, explain, and modernize the rules that our Parliament and our government runs on.