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New Brunswick Tories to choose from seven candidates for new leader

Progressive Conservatives in New Brunswick gather this weekend for a leadership convention, and a political scientist says with seven candidates in the running for the top job, it’s anyone’s race to win. 395 more words

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Mark Collins - Michael Ignatieff on Liberal (small "l") Dreams and Central European Realities

Some honest realism from a failed Canadian politician still hard at trying to make a positive difference: Michael Ignatieff’s journey from politician to academic freedom fighter Michael Ignatieff [… 14 more words

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The night Lester Pearson (and Michael Ignatieff’s dad) outdrank the Soviets

The first toast would have been to “zdorovye” (health). Then came a toast for “the dead.” Then several toasts for the women. A toast to President Eisenhower. 1,326 more words

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It’s good for people to believe in causes larger than themselves. – Michael Ignatieff http://ift.tt/1RqUjXy

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It’s good for people to believe in causes larger than themselves. – Michael Ignatieff http://ift.tt/1RqUjXy

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Q and A: Steven MacKinnon goes from backroom operative to frontline MP

Steven MacKinnon, the new MP for Gatineau, served as national director of the Liberal Party of Canada from 2003 to 2007 and has been a senior aide or adviser to several party leaders both federally and provincially, ranging from Paul Martin to Frank McKenna and Michael Ignatieff. 1,203 more words

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Fire and ashes: success and failure in politics

By Matthew Flinders. This was originally published on the Oxford University Press blog.

Politics is a worldly art. It is a profession that is founded on the ability to instill hope, convince doubters and unite the disunited – to find simple and pain free solutions to what are in fact complex and painful social challenges. 1,088 more words

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