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The Globe and Mail
Fighting Harper’s Conservative government with artDo Make Say Think is the name of a Canadian rock band, but we also thought the
Fighting Harper’s Conservative government with art
The Globe and Mail / Posted 9 hours ago
Do Make Say Think is the name of a Canadian rock band, but we also thought the title was a good one for a weekly summer series introducing readers to British Columbians out of the public eye who are doing things, making things, saying things and... Read more
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BC Local News
Election 2015: Five candidates in Chilliwack-Hope weigh in on the subject of wild salmonThe CHILLIWACK Progress kicks off a 2015 Federal Election editorial series toda
Election 2015: Five candidates in Chilliwack-Hope weigh in on the subject of wild salmon
BC Local News / Posted 12 hours ago
The CHILLIWACK Progress kicks off a 2015 Federal Election editorial series today, centred on questions that zero in on what matters to people in Chilliwack-Hope. The following first question was fired off last week to all candidates: "The mighty... Read more
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Crosscut
9 Reasons to build that Canadian wall1. Stop the Poutine invasion Canada’s heart-clogging national dish, poutine, i
9 Reasons to build that Canadian wall
Crosscut / Posted 12 hours ago
1. Stop the Poutine invasion Canada’s heart-clogging national dish, poutine, is appearing on more and more Seattle menus where it has become a Happy Hour favorite. The basic ingredients: brown gravy and cheese over French fries. The way it congeals... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Mulcair promises $28-million for Sport Canada to fund youth sportsThomas Mulcair has promised a $28-million investment in Sport Canada to support
Mulcair promises $28-million for Sport Canada to fund youth sports
The Globe and Mail / Posted 14 hours ago
Thomas Mulcair has promised a $28-million investment in Sport Canada to support youth sports and encourage participation by poor and disadvantaged youth. The windbreaker-clad NDP leader made the announcement Wednesday outside a sports centre, before... Read more
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The Chilliwack Progress
Five candidates in Chilliwack-Hope weigh in on the subject of wild salmonThe CHILLIWACK Progress kicks off a 2015 Federal Election editorial series toda
Five candidates in Chilliwack-Hope weigh in on the subject of wild salmon
The Chilliwack Progress / Posted 14 hours ago
The CHILLIWACK Progress kicks off a 2015 Federal Election editorial series today, centred on questions that zero in on what matters to people in Chilliwack-Hope. The following first question was fired off last week to all candidates: "The mighty... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Quebec MDs to get euthanasia guide to prep for legalized assisted suicideTORONTO -- The college that regulates Quebec doctors will soon provide practiti
Quebec MDs to get euthanasia guide to prep for legalized assisted suicide
Calgary Sun / Posted 15 hours ago
TORONTO -- The college that regulates Quebec doctors will soon provide practitioners with detailed guidelines -- including what drugs to use -- for euthanizing terminally ill patients who seek help to end their lives. But it's unclear whether other... Read more
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SouthwesternOntario.ca
Government advertising must deliver substanceEach week more than 1,000 English and French community newspapers just like the
Government advertising must deliver substance
SouthwesternOntario.ca / Posted 18 hours ago
Each week more than 1,000 English and French community newspapers just like the Enterprise News Express go about the business of telling stories that matter to the communities they serve. We are at your rinks and schools. We are at your school board... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Quebec MDs to get euthanasia guide to prepare for legalized assisted deathThe college that regulates Quebec doctors will soon provide practitioners with
Quebec MDs to get euthanasia guide to prepare for legalized assisted death
The Globe and Mail / Posted 23 hours ago
The college that regulates Quebec doctors will soon provide practitioners with detailed guidelines — including what drugs to use — for euthanizing terminally ill patients who seek help to end their lives. But it’s unclear whether other provinces and... Read more
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Hamilton News
On seal penises and what it means to be a modern nationI was a latecomer to Facebook, but it's been two years now and I've gotten into
On seal penises and what it means to be a modern nation
Hamilton News / Posted 23 hours ago
I was a latecomer to Facebook, but it's been two years now and I've gotten into an almost-daily habit of scrolling through people's posts: baby pictures! Pet videos! Reminders about how to live a happy life! Bloody whale corpses strewn across a... Read more
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The Sudbury Star
Sudbury's Green candidate chides HarperSudbury's Green Party of Canada candidate chided Stephen Harper's economic reco
Sudbury's Green candidate chides Harper
The Sudbury Star / Posted yesterday
Sudbury's Green Party of Canada candidate chided Stephen Harper's economic record after Statistics Canada reported Tuesday that Canada is in a recession. "This was a Harper-induced recession," David Robinson, a professor of economics at Laurentian... Read more
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BC Local News
NDP leader affirms promises of fundingThomas Mulcair pledged support to firefighters and the national tourism industr
NDP leader affirms promises of funding
BC Local News / Posted yesterday
Thomas Mulcair pledged support to firefighters and the national tourism industry at a rally at the Penticton Trade and Convention Centre Monday night. The first federal party leader to visit Penticton in the 2015 federal election had the room awash... Read more
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Penticton Western News
NDP leader affirms promises of fundingThomas Mulcair pledged support to firefighters and the national tourism industr
NDP leader affirms promises of funding
Penticton Western News / Posted yesterday
Thomas Mulcair pledged support to firefighters and the national tourism industry at a rally at the Penticton Trade and Convention Centre Monday night. The first federal party leader to visit Penticton in the 2015 federal election had the room awash... Read more
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Orillia Packet & Times
Letters to the editor, Sept. 2 editionDrowning in the blue wave I was shocked and disgusted when I saw an advertisem
Letters to the editor, Sept. 2 edition
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted yesterday
Drowning in the blue wave I was shocked and disgusted when I saw an advertisement for the PC candidate on the front page of a local newspaper recently. When I went to check the website, there was another one sprawled across the top of the page. I... Read more
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Mississauga News
Tuesday's campaign news, at a glanceOTTAWA — A look at key developments Tuesday on the campaign trail: Liberal Lea
Tuesday's campaign news, at a glance
Mississauga News / Posted yesterday
OTTAWA — A look at key developments Tuesday on the campaign trail: Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau pressed the flesh in Quebec, a province where polls suggest support for the New Democrats has been surging. NDP Leader Tom Mulcair was on the West Coast... Read more
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Hamilton News
Tuesday's campaign news, at a glanceOTTAWA — A look at key developments Tuesday on the campaign trail: Liberal Lea
Tuesday's campaign news, at a glance
Hamilton News / Posted yesterday
OTTAWA — A look at key developments Tuesday on the campaign trail: Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau pressed the flesh in Quebec, a province where polls suggest support for the New Democrats has been surging. NDP Leader Tom Mulcair was on the West Coast... Read more
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The Record
Tuesday's campaign news, at a glanceOTTAWA — A look at key developments Tuesday on the campaign trail: Liberal Lea
Tuesday's campaign news, at a glance
The Record / Posted yesterday
OTTAWA — A look at key developments Tuesday on the campaign trail: Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau pressed the flesh in Quebec, a province where polls suggest support for the New Democrats has been surging. NDP Leader Tom Mulcair was on the West Coast... Read more
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Fort Saskatchewan The Record
London region still tough sell for NDPCan the Orange Crush wash over Conservative-blue Southwestern Ontario this time
London region still tough sell for NDP
Fort Saskatchewan The Record / Posted 2 days ago
Can the Orange Crush wash over Conservative-blue Southwestern Ontario this time? Tom Mulcair tried to get a regional change in political colour schemes going Wednesday, Day 2 of the NDP leader’s area blitz that included his campaign debut in London,... Read more
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The Chilliwack Progress
Column: Poll numbers offer early look at federal campaignIf polls are anything to go by in this marathon election campaign, British Colu
Column: Poll numbers offer early look at federal campaign
The Chilliwack Progress / Posted 2 days ago
If polls are anything to go by in this marathon election campaign, British Columbians appear to be shunning the Conservative Party and looking seriously at Mulcair’s NDP. An Insights West online poll was held between August 20 and 24 and targeted... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Trudeau, Mulcair switching policies in tight electionGerald Caplan is an Africa scholar, a former NDP national director and a regula
Trudeau, Mulcair switching policies in tight election
The Globe and Mail / Posted 2 days ago
Gerald Caplan is an Africa scholar, a former NDP national director and a regular panelist on CBC’s Power & Politics. Well, we were warned there was a mood for change in Canada, but we had no idea how ferocious this mood actually is. You might even... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Kerry NationTories' focus on national security off the mark If you listen to the Conservati
Kerry Nation
Brandon Sun / Posted 2 days ago
Tories' focus on national security off the mark If you listen to the Conservatives’ “Justin’s just not ready” ad enough, you may gather that Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau isn’t capable of handling the terrorist threats facing Canada today, including... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Liberals, Tories claim multibillion-dollar gap in NDP platformOTTAWA -- Conservatives and Liberals ganged up Sunday on perceived frontrunner
Liberals, Tories claim multibillion-dollar gap in NDP platform
Calgary Sun / Posted 3 days ago
OTTAWA -- Conservatives and Liberals ganged up Sunday on perceived frontrunner Tom Mulcair, claiming there's a multibillion-dollar hole in the NDP leader's election platform. The two rival parties differed on precisely how deep that hole would be... Read more
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Kincardine News
London region still tough sell for NDPCan the Orange Crush wash over Conservative-blue Southwestern Ontario this time
London region still tough sell for NDP
Kincardine News / Posted 3 days ago
Can the Orange Crush wash over Conservative-blue Southwestern Ontario this time? Tom Mulcair tried to get a regional change in political colour schemes going Wednesday, Day 2 of the NDP leader’s area blitz that included his campaign debut in London,... Read more
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Airdrie Echo
London region still tough sell for NDPCan the Orange Crush wash over Conservative-blue Southwestern Ontario this time
London region still tough sell for NDP
Airdrie Echo / Posted 3 days ago
Can the Orange Crush wash over Conservative-blue Southwestern Ontario this time? Tom Mulcair tried to get a regional change in political colour schemes going Wednesday, Day 2 of the NDP leader’s area blitz that included his campaign debut in London,... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Letters to the Editor, Aug. 30 2015Re: Taxes eat up 42% of average Canadian family’s income, says Fraser Institute
Letters to the Editor, Aug. 30 2015
Calgary Sun / Posted 3 days ago
Re: Taxes eat up 42% of average Canadian family’s income, says Fraser Institute. This is a startling revelation that should help concentrate the minds of Canadians when casting their vote on Oct. 19. The Harper government has kept federal taxes low,... Read more
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Cold Lake Sun
London region still tough sell for NDPCan the Orange Crush wash over Conservative-blue Southwestern Ontario this time
London region still tough sell for NDP
Cold Lake Sun / Posted 4 days ago
Can the Orange Crush wash over Conservative-blue Southwestern Ontario this time? Tom Mulcair tried to get a regional change in political colour schemes going Wednesday, Day 2 of the NDP leader’s area blitz that included his campaign debut in London,... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Tories look foolish muzzling civil servantsJust how much freedom should federal civil servants have to speak their minds d
Tories look foolish muzzling civil servants
Brandon Sun / Posted 5 days ago
Just how much freedom should federal civil servants have to speak their minds during a national election campaign? It’s a question worth raising after a pair of stories this week that have suggested the governing Conservative party isn’t taking too... Read more
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The Brantford Expositor
Letters to the editorGovernment must take lead on economy It's interesting how the economy and not
Letters to the editor
The Brantford Expositor / Posted 5 days ago
Government must take lead on economy It's interesting how the economy and not trustworthiness has become the issue of this election. The economy consists of three sectors: for-profit sector, not-for-profit sector and government sector. All of these... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Fletcher wants debate on assisted deathOTTAWA -- Conservative MP Steven Fletcher is hoping to ignite a debate on an is
Fletcher wants debate on assisted death
Calgary Sun / Posted 5 days ago
OTTAWA -- Conservative MP Steven Fletcher is hoping to ignite a debate on an issue political leaders seem determined to avoid during the election campaign. The Charleswood-St. James-Assiniboia-Headingley MP is releasing a new book in the midst of... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
‘Harperman’ singer suspended, investigated for alleged conflict of interestAn Environment Canada scientist is under investigation for allegedly breaching
‘Harperman’ singer suspended, investigated for alleged conflict of interest
The Globe and Mail / Posted 5 days ago
An Environment Canada scientist is under investigation for allegedly breaching the public service code of ethics by writing and performing a political song that criticizes the Harper government. Tony Turner, a scientist who most recently was working... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Paul Martin says Stephen Harper is the 'king of deficits'MONTREAL -- Paul Martin returned Friday to the Liberal campaign trail to lend c
Paul Martin says Stephen Harper is the 'king of deficits'
Calgary Sun / Posted 5 days ago
MONTREAL -- Paul Martin returned Friday to the Liberal campaign trail to lend credibility to Justin Trudeau's economic team in Quebec, but for a few moments, people could be forgiven for wondering who was running for prime minister. The contrast... Read more
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Goderich Signal-Star
It's time for change: CrecesHuron-Bruce NDP candidate Gerard Creces believes the riding is “ready for chang
It's time for change: Creces
Goderich Signal-Star / Posted 5 days ago
Huron-Bruce NDP candidate Gerard Creces believes the riding is “ready for change”. The former journalist with The Goderich Signal Star and Clinton News Record who was known for his politically charged editorial opinion has crossed over into the... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Paul Martin says Stephen Harper is the ‘king of deficits’Paul Martin returned Friday to the Liberal campaign trail to lend credibility t
Paul Martin says Stephen Harper is the ‘king of deficits’
The Globe and Mail / Posted 5 days ago
Paul Martin returned Friday to the Liberal campaign trail to lend credibility to Justin Trudeau’s economic team in Quebec, but for a few moments, people could be forgiven for wondering who was running for prime minister. The contrast between the... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Stephen Harper: Economic genius or flop?One day over lunch in Ottawa, Ralph Goodale, the warhorse from the flatlands of
Stephen Harper: Economic genius or flop?
The Globe and Mail / Posted 5 days ago
One day over lunch in Ottawa, Ralph Goodale, the warhorse from the flatlands of Saskatchewan, was stomping all over the Conservative record on economic management. The battering the economy had taken in the early months of 2015 was further evidence... Read more
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The Tyee
Canada as 'Denier and Outlier': Joe Clark on Harper's Foreign PolicyFormer Prime Minister Joe Clark's warning: 'This outward-reaching country could
Canada as 'Denier and Outlier': Joe Clark on Harper's Foreign Policy
The Tyee / Posted 5 days ago
Former Prime Minister Joe Clark's warning: 'This outward-reaching country could gradually turn inward.' [Editor's note: "An essential question for citizens of lucky countries is not simply who we are or what we earn, but what we could be. That... Read more
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Hamilton News
Standing up for democracyBloggers rape comments have "no place" in Toronto: Mayor John Tory (Aug. 12) J
Standing up for democracy
Hamilton News / Posted 6 days ago
Bloggers rape comments have "no place" in Toronto: Mayor John Tory (Aug. 12) Just how low can the Harper government sink? In a despicable act, it denied entry to British Member of Parliament George Galloway. Not satisfied with this shameful... Read more
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The Tyee
Carol Baird Ellan: Judging the Harper DecadeCarol Baird Ellan: Ahead in the polls, but the race isn't over. Photo: Facebook
Carol Baird Ellan: Judging the Harper Decade
The Tyee / Posted 6 days ago
Carol Baird Ellan: Ahead in the polls, but the race isn't over. Photo: Facebook. With a lifetime in the law, Carol Baird Ellan thinks a lot about the legal misadventures of the Harper government. A former lawyer and judge, Baird Ellan in 2000... Read more
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The Brantford Expositor
Hundreds cheer Mulcair's plansAbout 600 people from all sectors of society turned out to a rousing rally to h
Hundreds cheer Mulcair's plans
The Brantford Expositor / Posted 6 days ago
About 600 people from all sectors of society turned out to a rousing rally to hear NDP Leader Tom Mulcair tell them how a government led by him will make their lives better. Mulcair said an NDP government would strengthen the middle class, give a... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Canadian JDL Protesting Billionaire Barry Sherman’s Fundraising for LiberalsPhoto Credit: Jewish Defense League Canada Blog (JNi.media) About 30 protester
Canadian JDL Protesting Billionaire Barry Sherman’s Fundraising for Liberals
The Jewish Press / Posted 6 days ago
Photo Credit: Jewish Defense League Canada Blog (JNi.media) About 30 protesters from the Jewish Defense League on Wednesday evening stood at a picket line holding Israeli and Canadian flags outside billionaire Bernard (Barry) Sherman’s north Toronto... Read more
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Grande Prairie Daily Herald-Tribune
London region still tough sell for NDPCan the Orange Crush wash over Conservative-blue Southwestern Ontario this time
London region still tough sell for NDP
Grande Prairie Daily Herald-Tribune / Posted 6 days ago
Can the Orange Crush wash over Conservative-blue Southwestern Ontario this time? Tom Mulcair tried to get a regional change in political colour schemes going Wednesday, Day 2 of the NDP leader’s area blitz that included his campaign debut in London,... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Canada's 'Victims of Communism' Debacle (Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper has been changing Canada's collective se
Canada's 'Victims of Communism' Debacle (
The Moscow Times / Posted 6 days ago
Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper has been changing Canada's collective self-image. He has emphasized violent, rather than peaceful episodes, in the country's history, and had a war memorial replace artistic and literary images on the $20 bill.... Read more
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ITBusiness.ca
Election 2015 Tech Watch: Rural broadband and crowdsourcing to save our InternetCanadians will go to the polls in a federal election on October 19th, following
Election 2015 Tech Watch: Rural broadband and crowdsourcing to save our Internet
ITBusiness.ca / Posted 6 days ago
Canadians will go to the polls in a federal election on October 19th, following one of the longest campaigns in Canadian history. And the IT sector is sure to play at least some role as the parties roll out their policies and trade barbs on the... Read more
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The Sault Star
London region still tough sell for NDPCan the Orange Crush wash over Conservative-blue Southwestern Ontario this time
London region still tough sell for NDP
The Sault Star / Posted 6 days ago
Can the Orange Crush wash over Conservative-blue Southwestern Ontario this time? Tom Mulcair tried to get a regional change in political colour schemes going Wednesday, Day 2 of the NDP leader’s area blitz that included his campaign debut in London,... Read more
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Northumberland Today
London region still tough sell for NDPCan the Orange Crush wash over Conservative-blue Southwestern Ontario this time
London region still tough sell for NDP
Northumberland Today / Posted 6 days ago
Can the Orange Crush wash over Conservative-blue Southwestern Ontario this time? Tom Mulcair tried to get a regional change in political colour schemes going Wednesday, Day 2 of the NDP leader’s area blitz that included his campaign debut in London,... Read more
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Collingwood Enterprise-Bulletin
London region still tough sell for NDPCan the Orange Crush wash over Conservative-blue Southwestern Ontario this time
London region still tough sell for NDP
Collingwood Enterprise-Bulletin / Posted 6 days ago
Can the Orange Crush wash over Conservative-blue Southwestern Ontario this time? Tom Mulcair tried to get a regional change in political colour schemes going Wednesday, Day 2 of the NDP leader’s area blitz that included his campaign debut in London,... Read more
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Spruce Grove Examiner
Industrial strength pitchNew Democratic Party Leader Tom Mulcair made his pitch to Ontario’s industrial
Industrial strength pitch
Spruce Grove Examiner / Posted 6 days ago
New Democratic Party Leader Tom Mulcair made his pitch to Ontario’s industrial heartland Wednesday, promising an annual $40-million tax credit for manufacturers at a campaign stop in London. Speaking at the Sciencetech plant, which manufactures... Read more
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St. Catharines Standard
Industrial strength pitchNew Democratic Party Leader Tom Mulcair made his pitch to Ontario’s industrial
Industrial strength pitch
St. Catharines Standard / Posted 6 days ago
New Democratic Party Leader Tom Mulcair made his pitch to Ontario’s industrial heartland Wednesday, promising an annual $40-million tax credit for manufacturers at a campaign stop in London. Speaking at the Sciencetech plant, which manufactures... Read more
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The West Elgin Chronicle
Industrial strength pitchNew Democratic Party Leader Tom Mulcair made his pitch to Ontario’s industrial
Industrial strength pitch
The West Elgin Chronicle / Posted 6 days ago
New Democratic Party Leader Tom Mulcair made his pitch to Ontario’s industrial heartland Wednesday, promising an annual $40-million tax credit for manufacturers at a campaign stop in London. Speaking at the Sciencetech plant, which manufactures... Read more
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Melfort Journal
Industrial strength pitchNew Democratic Party Leader Tom Mulcair made his pitch to Ontario’s industrial
Industrial strength pitch
Melfort Journal / Posted 6 days ago
New Democratic Party Leader Tom Mulcair made his pitch to Ontario’s industrial heartland Wednesday, promising an annual $40-million tax credit for manufacturers at a campaign stop in London. Speaking at the Sciencetech plant, which manufactures... Read more
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Timmins Times
Industrial strength pitchNew Democratic Party Leader Tom Mulcair made his pitch to Ontario’s industrial
Industrial strength pitch
Timmins Times / Posted 6 days ago
New Democratic Party Leader Tom Mulcair made his pitch to Ontario’s industrial heartland Wednesday, promising an annual $40-million tax credit for manufacturers at a campaign stop in London. Speaking at the Sciencetech plant, which manufactures... Read more
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Niagara Falls Review
Industrial strength pitchNew Democratic Party Leader Tom Mulcair made his pitch to Ontario’s industrial
Industrial strength pitch
Niagara Falls Review / Posted 6 days ago
New Democratic Party Leader Tom Mulcair made his pitch to Ontario’s industrial heartland Wednesday, promising an annual $40-million tax credit for manufacturers at a campaign stop in London. Speaking at the Sciencetech plant, which manufactures... Read more
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