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First principle of international relations should be 'do no harm'

Many progressives call for Canada to “do more” around the world. The assumption is that this country is a force for good, a healer of humankind. 850 more words

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Erin Weir wants external appeal of harassment investigation by NDP

Regina-Lewvan MP Erin Weir is requesting an external appeal of NDP leader Jagmeet Singh’s harassment investigation after Singh said Weir would not be allowed to run for the NDP in the next federal election. 240 more words

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2019: Year of Change

The Canadian Federal Elections are nearly a year a way. Are you ready to make a difference?

The NDP has been known to have a strong set of leaders, with everlasting ties to the people of Canada, from our founding leader Tommy Douglas, dabbled as the “Greatest Canadian,” to our current leader, Jagmeet Singh, the first person of colour to lead a national political party. 202 more words

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Student Debt: The cost for Quality Education

Youths are our future and elections are about how we shape that future for them.

Rising unemployment rates are already a concern for recent graduates. Unfortunately, many still need to worry about paying off their student debt. 309 more words

John Ivison: Liberals consider extending 'leader's courtesy' to Jagmeet Singh in Burnaby byelection

The concept of “leader’s courtesy” may be about to make a come-back. It might sound as quaint and old-fashioned as monacles and top-hats but it is simply a form of parliamentary etiquette that means other parties don’t run candidates in byelections in which a rival party leader is running. 722 more words

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John Robson: If Ontario's NDP wants Trumpian politics, they should keep it up

Oh my. It seems they’re manning the barricades at Queen’s Park, with human rights in their final death agonies beneath the black and shiny hooves of Doug Ford’s dark steed. 826 more words

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When I was growing up everyone hated communists. We used to have a CCF (Canada Comonwealth Federaration) sign on our front lawn during elections, the only one I’d see walking to school and back between Ossington and Dufferin. 140 more words

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