NDP leadership contender Thomas Mulcair has boxed himself in by saying he supports NAFTA. Many party activists who had been looking forward to his entry into the race are going to be disappointed.
Discussion -- open to all -- about who could fill the void left in the NDP by the loss of leader Jack Layton.
Defeating Harper is not impossible, but if and only if opposition parties work together. It is as simple as that.
Harper will be happy to maintain his feeble base here. If the campaign turns in an unexpected way, he could lose some ridings.
Stephen Harper made it de rigueur for other political parties and the governor-general to attend the recent CPCCA summit on anti-semitism, a move nearer to criminalizing criticism of Israel.