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Conservative Majority: Five Months Later; The Reason Why it Came to Be

24 Oct

Stephen harper may proudly pronounce that the Conservative Party is Canada’s party but if we look at the trends and the likely factors that brought the May 2011 result, we can see a different picture arise.


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Jack’s Final Words

22 Aug

Jack Layton's last letter to Canadians

Jack Layton was a man who genuinely believed in what he stood for and that in politics is rare. Canada has lost an icon today and one that had one goal, not to bask in power, not to make a great salary, but to try to make the world a better place. Regardless where you stood about him, or his party, if one thing is for certain, at least Jack Layton cared.

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Jack Layton Passes Away

22 Aug

NDP Leader Jack Layton speaks at a news conference in Toronto on Monday, July 25, 2011. - NDP Leader Jack Layton speaks at a news conference in Toronto on Monday, July 25, 2011. | Nathan Denette/THE CANADIAN PRESSAt the age of 61, cancer won its last battle. At 4:45 am, Layton’s wife and children confirmed that he passed away.

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How Stephen Harper’s Misguided Decisions will Finish Canada Off

17 Aug

Stephen Harper Cuts Stimulus

In 2008, Stephen harper was reluctant to take notice of the coming recession and denied its existence until it hit hard. On the eve of the storm’s arrival, Harper faked an election to try to get a majority, thinking that the recession would be his downfall if he didn’t. He fell short of a majority and rode through the storm taking almost every demand the sharp-bladed opposition shoved at him.

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NDP Supporters can Stop Supporting Turmel Now, Party Insiders have lost Confidence

5 Aug

NDP 'unease' surrounds Turmel's Bloc secrecy

It isn’t everyday that you hear of a federal opposition leader being secretly a part of a separatist party in the past. It isn’t everyday that the same person has two memberships with separatist parties and tries to brush them off saying that she believed in every value but separation. With two parties under her wing that share the separatist trait, and with 5 years of loyalty to them, it is no secret that she is a separatist and well, the NDP could have done much better than her anyway.

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Layton taking a Break From Politics to Fight New Cancer

25 Jul

imageJack Layton will be taking a temporary leave as leader of the NDP to fight a new ‘non-prostate’ cancer that has attacked him until September 19, when parliament comes back from summer break.

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The Dust Barely Settles after Back-to-Work Legislation becomes Law

30 Jun

During the filibuster last week as the Conservatives tried to forcefully end the standoff between Canada Post and the Canadian Union of Postal Workers, an apparent agreement between them failed and insiders are pointing at the Prime Minister’s Office. All the while, the union said that it will be legally challenging the back to work legislation.

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