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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


The Gargoyle: Justin Trudeau's political style a phenomenon to watch

EDMONTON — In the age of the selfie, he is the political king.

They cluster around him. Mothers and fathers with children. Old men with canes. 678 more words



Every nation gets the government it deserves.  –Joseph de Maistre, 1811

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Del Mastro grilled over bank deposit during election campaign

PETERBOROUGH, Ont. – In a tense day of cross-examination Friday, MP Dean Del Mastro admitted he couldn’t explain who transferred $11,500 to his bank account a few hours before a $21,000 cheque was cashed by a federal campaign supplier. 684 more words


Dean Del Mastro on defensive over use of his bank card for money transfer at centre of overspending trial, suggests wife could be behind it

PETERBOROUGH, Ont. — Dean Del Mastro is on the defensive as he endures a full day of cross-examination at his election overspending trial in Peterborough, Ont. 513 more words