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Eco-crowd needs to remember that most support expanded pipeline

A poll by Angus Reid in June on the Trans Mountain Pipeline expansion project showed 41 per cent of British Columbians in favour, 34 per cent opposed and 25 per cent not sure. 578 more words

Vancouver

Notley's pipeline victory puts NDP solidarity to the test

If the big NDP family all got together this Christmas, the party would likely be a bit tense.

The federal government’s approval of the expansion of Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain pipeline to British Columbia has exposed a political fault line, with Alberta’s NDP government on one side and federal and British Columbia New Democrats on the other. 856 more words

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Elections Alberta needs 20-per-cent budget increase to implement new financing rules

The legislation intended to get big money out of politics will put big money into the Elections Alberta budget as it prepares to cope with the changes. 499 more words

Politics

David Staples: Jason Kenney would reverse course on education reform, photo radar

Jason Kenney’s focus is on uniting the Alberta right, but he delivers a welcome message on a number of local issues, including educational reform and the government abuse of photo radar. 745 more words

Local News

@Kady: No good options for Liberals on the electoral reform ballot

So, let’s start with the positive: Despite a last-minute burst of closed-door meetings that went right down to the wire, the all-party committee on electoral reform did manage to deliver its much-anticipated report to the House of Commons on deadline. 839 more words

Politics

Elizabeth May: We've got two years to get the public fully involved in electoral reform

Any day now, a postcard will arrive in your mailbox to invite you to participate in the single most important democratic reform in a generation: moving to ensure that in Canada “every vote counts.” 596 more words

Columnists

Cullen: Electoral reform – now we have a blueprint to make every vote count

This week, an all-party House of Commons committee made a historic decision for the future of Canadian democracy: to evolve our democratic system into the 21st century; to adopt a proportional voting system for our federal elections. 566 more words

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