Politics in Canada

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Why did "The Singh surge" turn out to be...nothing at all?

In the end, there was no big swing at all.  There was no SWING at all.  There weren't even gains in Ontario and B.C., the places where making Singh leader was supposed to guarantee epic NDP showings.

It was all an illusion.

SOME of the furniture was saved...that's it.  

Now that we know the NDP needs a new leader-now that we know that Trudeau won't make any real concessions to a party which lost over a third of its seats...will the massive internal change that is needed to save the NDP, to save the electoral Left in Canada in any form, finally occur?

Oct 21, 2019
Image: Svend Robinson/Twitter

Three ridings to watch on election night

Alex Cosh
A recent surge in support for leader Jagmeet Singh has improved the NDP's chances of winning seats in some key Liberal-held ridings.
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Canada’s 43rd Election Results & Analysis

Thank you to everyone here for such a wide variety of political comments and good luck to all of you as well as the election returns arrive later on today.

And thank you to Rabble, Meg and everyone who works here and helps to make this discussion board possible and for putting up with us

Just curious what media folks are going to get their election news coverage from tonite? 

Oct 19, 2019
Greta Thunberg, the 16-year-old Swedish environmental activist, at the start of a large march through Edmonton yesterday. Image: David J. Climenhaga

Massive Edmonton rally greets eco-activist Greta Thunberg

David J. Climenhaga
It would have been a remarkable accomplishment for any group to summon a throng of the size that enthusiastically greeted 16-year-old Swedish environmental activist Greta Thunberg in Edmonton.


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