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Canada: A little help please?

Please widely share and sign onto this petition  to the Government of Canada that will publicly recognize American efforts towards a single-payer, universal healthcare program. 253 more words

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The NDP's problematic approach to justice


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Ask any Conservative to boil down the message of their party to a moral core and they’ll probably answer with one of two buzzwords: “liberty” or “freedom.” Similarly, the Liberal government has sought to govern since 2015 by their own pithy principle: “fairness.” 802 more words

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Jagmeet Singh easily wins race to become NDP leader

TORONTO – The Jagmeet Singh juggernaut began barrelling towards Parliament Hill on Sunday as the 38-year-old turbaned Sikh bounded past his three more experienced rivals and claimed a historic first-ballot triumph in the race to become leader of the federal New Democrats. 1,039 more words

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NDP ELECTIONWATCH 2017: The Indifferent Layperson’s Guide to the 2017 New Democratic Party Leadership Race (2/2)

For the first instalment in the thrilling saga that is Canadian federal party politics, click here.  

Part Four: Where Do They Stand?

Alright, so now you know enough about these people to vote for them completely superficially based on physical appearance, life story, and how much you wanna sex them up good. 5,479 more words

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New NDP leader could be picked as soon as Sunday

OTTAWA – The federal New Democratic Party’s gruelling search for a new leader could finally come to an end Sunday as party faithful gather in Toronto to hear the long-awaited results of the initial round of voting. 774 more words

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The NDP could have a new leader Sunday, finally allowing a clean slate after dismal election loss

OTTAWA — The federal New Democratic Party’s gruelling search for a new leader could finally come to an end Sunday as party faithful gather in Toronto to hear the long-awaited results of the initial round of voting. 778 more words

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NDP ELECTIONWATCH 2017: The Indifferent Layperson’s Guide to the New Democratic Party Leadership Race (1/2)

Oh god, what did I do to deserve this???

The Canadian Left is having a rough go of it lately, publicity-wise. The leaderless New Democratic Party is currently wanting for media attention while its two rivals, the Liberals and Conservatives, currently hogging the spotlight due to the formers’ incredibly photogenic and popular leader/prime minister, and the latter’s frighteningly comical flirtations with insanity. 3,453 more words

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