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NDP and Liberals duke it out for Toronto Centre

TORONTO – It’s fitting that the Liberal and NDP candidates for Toronto Centre have their campaign offices on Parliament Street – a nod to their political ambitions, but also to a street representative of the economic diversity of the riding. 967 more words

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Riding to watch: University- Rosedale

Why it matters

One of Toronto’s two new ridings, University Rosedale is set up to be a showdown of two media personalities. Former journalist Chrystia Freeland won a key byelection in 2013 that was, at the time, framed as a test of newly minted Liberal leader Justin Trudeau’s popularity. 417 more words

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Stephen Gordon: Yes, some oil will have to stay in the ground

On the face of it, the recent remarks made by Toronto Centre NDP candidate Linda McQuaig should have been uncontroversial. Banal, even. When McQuaig said on CBC television that a “lot of the oilsands oil may have to stay in the ground if we’re going to meet our climate change targets,” she was repeating what anyone familiar with the economics of the oilsands already knew. 954 more words

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Mandryk: Liberal leader Justin Trudeau's pie-in-the-sky platform

As Liberal leader Justin Trudeau took a leisurely stroll down Regina’s Scarth Street Mall, you got the distinct impression he could be anywhere.

Alas, this may be the precise problem for Trudeau and his entire Liberal campaign. 712 more words

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Johnstone: A tale of two leaders and two visions | Video

REGINA — Both Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau and Prime Minister Stephen Harper popped in the province for a visit this week, which happens about as frequently as a blue moon (which also happened recently). 658 more words

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Graham Thomson: Alberta will provide no breakthrough for federal NDP

The federal NDP have high hopes for their chances in Alberta.

They shouldn’t.

They think that because the Alberta NDP won a majority of seats in May’s provincial election, they are set to win a big chunk of Alberta seats in this October’s federal election. 829 more words

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Thomson: Anti-oilsands rhetoric bound to hurt Mulcair in Alberta

The federal NDP have high hopes for their chances in Alberta.

They shouldn’t.

They think that because the Alberta NDP won a majority of seats in May’s provincial election, they are set to win a big chunk of Alberta seats in this October’s federal election. 633 more words

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