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Maybe we should be having a different discussion on campaign contributions

On Tuesday evening, about two dozen well-turned-out folks attended a private function at the swank new Sens House on York Street. There, standing on the heated floor and under the opened roof, they sipped cocktails and nibbled appetizers. 767 more words

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The more accurate opinion polling question

“Regardless of whom they supported, which candidate did people expect to win? Americans consistently, and correctly, said that they thought Mr. Bush would.

A version of that question has produced similarly telling results throughout much of modern polling history, according to a new academic study.

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School board trustee who broke spending rules seeks council seat in Innes

A French public school board trustee who previously pleaded guilty to violating campaign spending rules has entered the crowded race for city council in Innes ward. 421 more words

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Prentice hopes to score in PC power play

Jim Prentice hits the ice with a full stride and breaks into a smile.

The man who wants to be Alberta’s next premier zips a puck past the goalie into the net, and lets out a roar. 2,095 more words


The Story So Far: New PQ rules for PKP? And Anjou's demerger threat...

Hello and welcome to The Story So Far for Thursday, Aug. 28.  Click on the audio player below to hear the rundown on some of the stories we’re following for you today. 30 more words


Signs of the times: A primer on municipal campaign signs

Front lawns across the city are bracing themselves for the arrival of an invasive species of the democratic variety.

Starting Thursday, candidates in the Oct. 27 municipal election were allowed to plant signs on private property. 585 more words

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Vote 1 Chocolate, but preference Vanilla

Two things that annoyed me about this article

A lot of people like to compare election campaigns to the selling of products. Today Warwick Smith compares them to selling ice cream, to somehow prove that lying in election campaigns is unavoidable. 356 more words