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Karl Nerenberg | Elections Canada temporary staff tried turning away people with valid ID. Do not let that happen to you. Know the law and know your rights.
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Ralph Surette | Are you sure you can vote this election? The centrepiece of the Harper government's assault on democratic process, the Fair Elections Act, may stand in your way.
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Nick Fillmore | How can Canadians who don't support the Harper Conservatives defeat voter suppression tactics?
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Karl Nerenberg | Harper has strayed far from the Canadian Conservative tradition of Borden, Diefenbaker and Mulroney. His style is more that of Richard Nixon with a touch of the old Soviet Union!
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Dylan Penner | Rather than make it easier for people to vote and harder to get away with election fraud, the "Fair" Elections Act does the opposite. That's why the legislation is being challenged in court.
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Karl Nerenberg | The Council of Canadians and the Canadian Federation of Students have gone to court seeking to overturn parts of the Fair Elections Act. If their case is not heard soon, they may seek an injunction.
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Raksha Vasudevan | The Harper government is trying to appeal a ruling that would allow Canadian expats living abroad for more than five years to retain their voting rights. So much for democracy!
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Dylan Penner | Bill C-50, the so-called Citizen Voting Act, is a transparent attempt by Harper's Conservative government to suppress the votes for other parties. Again.
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Karl Nerenberg | January to June, 2014: Harper embraces Netanyahu: Poilievre pushes an oxymoron; Flaherty resigns, dies suddenly a month later; Courts defy Harper; Kenney comes to the 'rescue' on guest workers.
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Duncan Cameron | For Stephen Harper to lose power in the next election, either the Conservative voter base must decline, or more people need to turn up and vote.
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various | Happy Canada Day! If you have a moment, please take the time to reflect on Canada's state of democracy ... or lack thereof.
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Dylan Penner | While our campaigning has made a difference, there are still many problems with the amended bill that is now making its way through the Senate. Our work is not yet done.