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Harper appeals to nationalists; Quebec should be back in power in Ottawa

It’s time Quebec took its rightful place at the table of power instead of continuing a 22-year tradition of sending opposition MPs to Ottawa, Prime Minister Stephen Harper said Sunday. 880 more words

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Tories accused of attempting to 'cling to power' as campaign begins

With a marathon federal election underway, Conservatives faced sharp criticisms in their traditional stronghold of Calgary where opposition challengers accused them of using any means available to “cling to power.” 653 more words

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All three main parties have shot at forming government as Harper kicks off election campaign

OTTAWA — Canada faces a “critical decision” about its best way forward, Stephen Harper said Sunday as he triggered what promises to be one of the longest, most expensive and most bitterly fought election battles in the country’s political history. 862 more words

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Celine Cooper: The federal Liberals should start showcasing their team

In the fall of 2014, I wrote a column suggesting that Justin Trudeau was at once the Liberal Party’s biggest asset and its biggest liability. Since that time, the Liberals have tumbled from first to third place in the polls, while Thomas Mulcair and the NDP have climbed from third to first. 567 more words

Government And Politics

Everything you need to know about the parties’ platforms, from taxes and terrorism to the environment

Here’s your guide to the four main parties’ record and pledges as the campaign begins:

ECONOMY, TAXES AND POCKETBOOK ISSUES

Conservatives:

– Introduced a “family tax cut” that allows couples with children under age 18 to split up to $50,000 of income; caps non-refundable benefit at $2,000. 2,736 more words

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Election 2015: Five key things each party needs to do for success

Five keys to success for the Green party

1. Get past the environment. To make a breakthrough, it’s important for the party to make it clear to voters that they are about more than just environmental issues. 1,978 more words

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Tom Mulcair kicks off NDP's 'Campaign for Change' by criticizing Harper government's record

Stephen Harper is off and running — and Tom Mulcair is right behind him.

The NDP leader kicked off his party’s election campaign — the “Campaign for Change” — across the river from Parliament Hill just moments after his Conservative rival asked Governor General David Johnson to dissolve Parliament. 293 more words

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