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Rodrigo Samayoa, Digital Freedom Update | As we start a new year, let's look back at some of the highlights from 2019 and what is ahead for our digital rights.
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Maxime Bernier and Andrew Scheer. Image: Andrew Scheer/Flickr
David J. Climenhaga | Had he not left the Conservative party in 2018, Bernier would be a prime candidate for the party leadership after Scheer's departure.
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Kim Elliott | Join us for an exclusive webinar for supporters on Tuesday, December 17, at 7 p.m. EST to take stock of the year that was and consider what's ahead in 2020.
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Alberta Premier Jason Kenney. Image: Government of Alberta/Flickr
David J. Climenhaga | How much of the UCP's radical project to transform Alberta into a dystopic firewalled statelet was predicated on a Conservative victory in last month's federal election?
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Preston Manning in 2013. Image: David J. Climenhaga
David J. Climenhaga | Good rarely results from Manning's interventions in politics, so don't expect positive results from his appointment by Jason Kenney to new "fair deal panel."
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Elections Canada sign at an advance polling station in Halifax, Nova Scotia, on October 11, 2019. Image: Coastal Elite/Wikimedia Commons
Ed Finn | The inherent unfairness of Canada's first-past-the-post electoral system has been displayed many times in previous federal elections, but never so blatantly as in the recent voting farce.
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Alberta Premier Jason Kenney announces the launch of a public inquiry into foreign-funded anti-Alberta energy campaigns. Image: Government of Alberta/Flickr
Gordon Laxer | If he truly advocates for Albertans, Kenney will embrace the future by joining with Ottawa to manage a rapid phase-out of the tar sands in ways that support oil workers and their communities.
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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Image: Adam Scotti/PMO
Alex Cosh | Early excitement about the possibility of the NDP and Greens winning meaningful concessions from the Liberals was quickly tempered by Trudeau’s first policy announcements.
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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau meets with federal party leaders November 28, 2018. Image: Adam Scotti/PMO
Marie Aspiazu, Digital Freedom Update | The verdict of the election is here. So what is going to happen to the future of digital policy in Canada?
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Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer. Image: Andrew Scheer/Flickr
Duncan Cameron | In election 2019, the Conservatives ran a campaign mimicking U.S. Republicans: presenting themselves to voters as a low-tax, anti-government party, comfortable with a social conservative agenda.
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Dennis Gruending | Western premiers are demanding an end to the carbon tax, even though two-thirds of Canadian electors voted for parties that support it. Meanwhile, the climate justice movement takes to the streets.
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Voters at polling station. Image: Andrew Bates/Flickr
Rick Salutin | An impressive consensus, about 65 per cent, on basics like climate, was spread across at least four parties, determined to throttle each other.