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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 9 hours 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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Calgary Sun
Harper manipulates the media - and youAll Canadian prime ministers have made attempts to manage the media -- reporter
Harper manipulates the media - and you
Calgary Sun / Posted 21 hours ago
All Canadian prime ministers have made attempts to manage the media -- reporters have complained about their lack of access to Liberals and Conservatives alike. I’ve made a career out of advising politicians how to influence the media, including... Read more
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The Sault Star
Who is best for PM: MILLROYAfter my column of last week on the involvement of the prime minister's office
Who is best for PM: MILLROY
The Sault Star / Posted yesterday
After my column of last week on the involvement of the prime minister's office in Senator Mike Duffy's case, I received quite a bit of material from Duffy on background as his lawyer has a gag order on him. I emailed him back that I had probably... Read more
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The Sault Star
More on income inequality: MILLSThere was a lot of response to last week's column on why income inequality shou
More on income inequality: MILLS
The Sault Star / Posted yesterday
There was a lot of response to last week's column on why income inequality should be a major issue in this election but the big three parties are largely ignoring it. A few readers were critical that the column pointed out the problem without... Read more
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Calgary Sun
NDP's hidden immigration pledge a concernIn the battleground ridings of suburban Toronto and Vancouver, politicians are
NDP's hidden immigration pledge a concern
Calgary Sun / Posted yesterday
In the battleground ridings of suburban Toronto and Vancouver, politicians are doing whatever they can to impress Canada’s ethnic populations. All three major parties go out of their way to woo these communities and propose policies specifically... Read more
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SouthwesternOntario.ca
Mulcair eyeing victory in Perth-WellingtonChet Greason@stratfordgazette.com For the third time in a month, federal New D
Mulcair eyeing victory in Perth-Wellington
SouthwesternOntario.ca / Posted 2 days ago
Chet Greason@stratfordgazette.com For the third time in a month, federal New Democratic Party leader Thomas Mulcair visited the riding of Perth-Wellington, dropping into Revel Caffe on Wednesday, Aug. 26 to serve up Americanos and espresso to party... Read more
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Northumberland Today
Kim Rudd selected for Trudeau economic teamLiberal leader Justin Trudeau has chosen Northumberland-Peterborough South cand
Kim Rudd selected for Trudeau economic team
Northumberland Today / Posted 2 days ago
Liberal leader Justin Trudeau has chosen Northumberland-Peterborough South candidate Kim Rudd to be part of his economic team. “I am honoured to be included with some of the strongest economic leaders from coast to coast,” Rudd stated in the... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Professional sports franchises shouldn’t expect help from Ottawa: MulcairNDP Leader Thomas Mulcair says Canadians shouldn’t expect any financial help fr
Professional sports franchises shouldn’t expect help from Ottawa: Mulcair
The Globe and Mail / Posted 2 days ago
NDP Leader Thomas Mulcair says Canadians shouldn’t expect any financial help from Ottawa for professional sports franchises if he becomes prime minister. Mulcair made the comments today in Montreal, where the mayor is pushing hard to bring back a... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Harper government ran $5-billion surplus over first quarter: Finance CanadaThe federal government ran a $5-billion surplus over the first quarter of the c
Harper government ran $5-billion surplus over first quarter: Finance Canada
The Globe and Mail / Posted 2 days ago
The federal government ran a $5-billion surplus over the first quarter of the current fiscal year, according to a new report from Finance Canada that comes in the middle of a heated political debate over budget deficits. As it has during previous... Read more
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Fernie Free Press
Election 2015: Ladies and gentlemen, meet the candidatesThe Free Press sat down with the candidates for the Kootenay-Columbia district.
Election 2015: Ladies and gentlemen, meet the candidates
Fernie Free Press / Posted 2 days ago
The Free Press sat down with the candidates for the Kootenay-Columbia district. Here are the interviews. Residents of Elkford, Fernie and Sparwood: If anyone has any questions or concerns they'd like to ask the candidates, please send them to... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Justin Trudeau alters election equation with deficit-spending gambleJustin Trudeau has just broken this election campaign wide open. His Liberals h
Justin Trudeau alters election equation with deficit-spending gamble
The Globe and Mail / Posted 2 days ago
Justin Trudeau has just broken this election campaign wide open. His Liberals have chucked the balanced-budget pledge, at least in the short term, to promise economic growth instead. And now Mr. Trudeau gets to offer a different economic policy. It... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Conservatives using ex-soldiers for extra security on Harper’s campaignThe Conservatives are using former members of the Canadian military to act as s
Conservatives using ex-soldiers for extra security on Harper’s campaign
The Globe and Mail / Posted 2 days ago
The Conservatives are using former members of the Canadian military to act as security guards at their election campaign events, in addition to the RCMP officers who are assigned to the Stephen Harper’s personal detail. The former Canadian Armed... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Conservatives, Liberals target Mulcair's budget promisesCanadians deserve to know if NDP Leader Thomas Mulcair is plotting to impose a
Conservatives, Liberals target Mulcair's budget promises
Calgary Sun / Posted 2 days ago
Canadians deserve to know if NDP Leader Thomas Mulcair is plotting to impose a carbon tax to keep his balanced budget promise, the Tories say. The party issued a press release Thursday calling for Mulcair to “come clean with Canadians” after he... Read more
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St. Catharines Standard
Mulcair returns for Niagara doughnutsThe leader of the New Democratic Party returned to Niagara Thursday afternoon,
Mulcair returns for Niagara doughnuts
St. Catharines Standard / Posted 2 days ago
The leader of the New Democratic Party returned to Niagara Thursday afternoon, visiting downtown St. Catharines businesses including a popular James Street doughnut shop. Thomas Mulcair was joined by his wife Catherine Pinhas Muclair and all four... Read more
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Niagara Falls Review
Mulcair returns for Niagara doughnutsThe leader of the New Democratic Party returned to Niagara Thursday afternoon,
Mulcair returns for Niagara doughnuts
Niagara Falls Review / Posted 2 days ago
The leader of the New Democratic Party returned to Niagara Thursday afternoon, visiting downtown St. Catharines businesses including a popular James Street doughnut shop. Thomas Mulcair was joined by his wife Catherine Pinhas Muclair and all four... Read more
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Welland Tribune
Mulcair returns for Niagara doughnutsThe leader of the New Democratic Party returned to Niagara Thursday afternoon,
Mulcair returns for Niagara doughnuts
Welland Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
The leader of the New Democratic Party returned to Niagara Thursday afternoon, visiting downtown St. Catharines businesses including a popular James Street doughnut shop. Thomas Mulcair was joined by his wife Catherine Pinhas Muclair and all four... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
As Canadians, what is our preferred 'fiscal policy'?Bruce Anderson is the chairman of polling firm Abacus Data, a regular member of
As Canadians, what is our preferred 'fiscal policy'?
The Globe and Mail / Posted 3 days ago
Bruce Anderson is the chairman of polling firm Abacus Data, a regular member of the At Issue panel on CBC’s The National and a founding partner of i2 Ideas and Issues Advertising. He has done polls for Liberal and Conservative politicians but no... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Canadians believe economy is in recession, okay with deficitCanadians think the country is in recession, according to a new poll, and a maj
Canadians believe economy is in recession, okay with deficit
The Globe and Mail / Posted 3 days ago
Canadians think the country is in recession, according to a new poll, and a majority supports the idea of the federal government running a deficit to stimulate the economy. The new Nanos Research poll sheds light on a debate that sprang to the... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Conservatives have reason to fear NDP in Southwestern OntarioThomas Mulcair may have gotten a little carried away with the ad-libbing. Feed
Conservatives have reason to fear NDP in Southwestern Ontario
The Globe and Mail / Posted 3 days ago
Thomas Mulcair may have gotten a little carried away with the ad-libbing. Feeding off the energy of a boisterous crowd of supporters in the industrial border town of Sarnia this week, and inspired to break from his text more than usual, the NDP... Read more
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Okotoks Western Wheel
NDP candidate in it to win Foothills seatThe NDP candidate for the Foothills riding is as concerned about the price of o
NDP candidate in it to win Foothills seat
Okotoks Western Wheel / Posted 4 days ago
The NDP candidate for the Foothills riding is as concerned about the price of oil as any Albertan � in fact she is part of the oil and gas sector. Alison Thompson defends the role the oil industry can play for a greener planet. �I am not about... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Trailing in polls, Canada opposition Liberals attack main rivalsOTTAWA: Canada's once-popular opposition Liberals, who are trailing in third pl
Trailing in polls, Canada opposition Liberals attack main rivals
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 4 days ago
OTTAWA: Canada's once-popular opposition Liberals, who are trailing in third place ahead of an Oct 19 election, shifted their fire to the first-place New Democratic Party on Wednesday as the two centre-left rivals battle to defeat the ruling... Read more
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The Star
Trailing in polls, Canada opposition Liberals attack main rivalsOTTAWA (Reuters) - Canada's once-popular opposition Liberals, who are trailing
Trailing in polls, Canada opposition Liberals attack main rivals
The Star / Posted 4 days ago
OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canada's once-popular opposition Liberals, who are trailing in third place ahead of an Oct 19 election, shifted their fire to the first-place New Democratic Party on Wednesday as the two centre-left rivals battle to defeat the... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Schizophrenia-prone boys who try pot experience changes in brain developmentBoys genetically predisposed to schizophrenia who try cannabis before 16 experi
Schizophrenia-prone boys who try pot experience changes in brain development
The Globe and Mail / Posted 4 days ago
Boys genetically predisposed to schizophrenia who try cannabis before 16 experience changes in brain development according to a new study, in a finding that could help researchers understand why some people are more vulnerable to the effects of the... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Tory candidate in Quebec apologizes for likening Mulcair to infamous NaziA Conservative candidate in Quebec has apologized for a Facebook post comparing
Tory candidate in Quebec apologizes for likening Mulcair to infamous Nazi
The Globe and Mail / Posted 4 days ago
A Conservative candidate in Quebec has apologized for a Facebook post comparing the words of the NDP’s Thomas Mulcair to those of Joseph Goebbels, Adolf Hitler’s infamous propaganda minister. In a now-deleted post from Aug. 16, Soheil Eid, Tory... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Mulcair ‘not entertaining any thought’ of running a deficitNDP Leader Thomas Mulcair says ending income splitting and raising corporate ta
Mulcair ‘not entertaining any thought’ of running a deficit
The Globe and Mail / Posted 4 days ago
NDP Leader Thomas Mulcair says ending income splitting and raising corporate taxes won’t be enough to balance a budget, but he won’t yet discuss the full cost of his platform. Mr. Mulcair says an NDP government would not run a deficit, even if... Read more
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Mississauga News
Mulcair and NDP covet Mississauga ‘breakthrough’NDP Mulcair at UTM Staff photo by Rob Beintema Local NDP candidates and suppor
Mulcair and NDP covet Mississauga ‘breakthrough’
Mississauga News / Posted 4 days ago
NDP Mulcair at UTM Staff photo by Rob Beintema Local NDP candidates and supporters gathered for a Rally for Change featuring NDP party leader Thomas Mulcair at UTM's Kaneff Innovation Centre Monday evening (Aug 24). From left, Fayaz Karim, NDP... Read more
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The Tyee
Rallying the Vote, On and Off ReserveRally the First Nation Vote's Tyrone Souliere: October vote 'is one of the most
Rallying the Vote, On and Off Reserve
The Tyee / Posted 4 days ago
Rally the First Nation Vote's Tyrone Souliere: October vote 'is one of the most crucial elections that First Nations will ever face.' Photo by Donna Hopper, Soo Today. Indigenous people in Canada are far from apolitical or apathetic. A legacy of... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Letters to the Editor, August 23, 2015BANNING TRAVEL TO CERTAIN COUNTRIES DOESN’T SOLVE EXTREMISM Prime Minister Har
Letters to the Editor, August 23, 2015
Calgary Sun / Posted 4 days ago
BANNING TRAVEL TO CERTAIN COUNTRIES DOESN’T SOLVE EXTREMISM Prime Minister Harper’s commitment to impose a travel ban on certain parts of the world not only poses constitutional challenges under the Mobility Rights clause of the Charter of Rights... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Letters to the Editor Aug.26, 2015RE: Ashley Madison website hack: Just think, if these spouses were faithful as
Letters to the Editor Aug.26, 2015
Calgary Sun / Posted 4 days ago
RE: Ashley Madison website hack: Just think, if these spouses were faithful as per their marriage vows, this Ashley Madison scenario would never have materialized. I do not feel sorry for all the unfaithful spouses who bought into this website.... Read more
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Sarnia Observer
Mulcair discusses povertyThomas Mulcair didn't miss his golden opportunity to discuss poverty in Sarnia-
Mulcair discusses poverty
Sarnia Observer / Posted 4 days ago
Thomas Mulcair didn't miss his golden opportunity to discuss poverty in Sarnia-Lambton Tuesday night. Just days after Sarnia Mayor Mike Bradley blasted federal leaders for the lack of election debate around poverty, Mulcair tackled the topic head-on... Read more
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Woodstock Sentinel-Review
Mulcair discusses povertyThomas Mulcair didn't miss his golden opportunity to discuss poverty in Sarnia-
Mulcair discusses poverty
Woodstock Sentinel-Review / Posted 4 days ago
Thomas Mulcair didn't miss his golden opportunity to discuss poverty in Sarnia-Lambton Tuesday night. Just days after Sarnia Mayor Mike Bradley blasted federal leaders for the lack of election debate around poverty, Mulcair tackled the topic head-on... Read more
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Chatham Daily News
Mulcair discusses povertyThomas Mulcair didn't miss his golden opportunity to discuss poverty in Sarnia-
Mulcair discusses poverty
Chatham Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
Thomas Mulcair didn't miss his golden opportunity to discuss poverty in Sarnia-Lambton Tuesday night. Just days after Sarnia Mayor Mike Bradley blasted federal leaders for the lack of election debate around poverty, Mulcair tackled the topic head-on... Read more
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St. Catharines Standard
LaFleche: The silent election issueThere is an online petition quietly making the rounds in St. Catharines worth p
LaFleche: The silent election issue
St. Catharines Standard / Posted 4 days ago
There is an online petition quietly making the rounds in St. Catharines worth paying attention to. It hasn’t gained a lot of traction yet, but the petition organized by local fitness trainer Terence Fowler is making a fairly simple and common sense... Read more
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Niagara Falls Review
LaFleche: The silent election issueThere is an online petition quietly making the rounds in St. Catharines worth p
LaFleche: The silent election issue
Niagara Falls Review / Posted 4 days ago
There is an online petition quietly making the rounds in St. Catharines worth paying attention to. It hasn’t gained a lot of traction yet, but the petition organized by local fitness trainer Terence Fowler is making a fairly simple and common sense... Read more
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Welland Tribune
LaFleche: The silent election issueThere is an online petition quietly making the rounds in St. Catharines worth p
LaFleche: The silent election issue
Welland Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
There is an online petition quietly making the rounds in St. Catharines worth paying attention to. It hasn’t gained a lot of traction yet, but the petition organized by local fitness trainer Terence Fowler is making a fairly simple and common sense... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Harper defends campaign-trail contact with Poloz during market upheavalConservative Leader Stephen Harper is defending his decision to contact Bank of
Harper defends campaign-trail contact with Poloz during market upheaval
The Globe and Mail / Posted 5 days ago
Conservative Leader Stephen Harper is defending his decision to contact Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz during the federal election campaign, insisting that managing the economy is a key responsibility of being Prime Minister. Economic issues... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
NDP government wouldn’t run a deficit to finance spending plan: MulcairThomas Mulcair says he does not foresee an NDP government going into deficit to
NDP government wouldn’t run a deficit to finance spending plan: Mulcair
The Globe and Mail / Posted 5 days ago
Thomas Mulcair says he does not foresee an NDP government going into deficit to finance his election promises, insisting he would bring in a balanced budget next year. The NDP leader says he knows he’ll be able to deliver a balanced budget because... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Amid market instability, world financial, banking systems still steady: HarperAmid the turmoil rocking world markets, there is a glimmer of good news because
Amid market instability, world financial, banking systems still steady: Harper
The Globe and Mail / Posted 5 days ago
Amid the turmoil rocking world markets, there is a glimmer of good news because financial and banking systems are holding steady, Conservative Leader Stephen Harper said today. That suggests things are not as bad as they were when the last global... Read more
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Toronto Star
Thomas Mulcair promises old-age benefit boost under NDP governmentThomas Mulcair says an NDP government would raise a supplement for low-income s
Thomas Mulcair promises old-age benefit boost under NDP government
Toronto Star / Posted 5 days ago
Thomas Mulcair says an NDP government would raise a supplement for low-income seniors by $400 million if elected. The NDP leader also says he'd reverse a Tory plan to increase the age... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Market losses present dilemma for parties’ economic plansFederal party leaders are facing the tough choice of balancing the books or pro
Market losses present dilemma for parties’ economic plans
The Globe and Mail / Posted 5 days ago
Federal party leaders are facing the tough choice of balancing the books or promising new fiscal measures to stimulate a sluggish Canadian economy. With prices for North American crude sliding to $38.24 (U.S.) a barrel Monday amid deep losses on... Read more
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Northumberland Today
Full house for Trudeau rally in PeterboroughThe Evinrude Centre hall was filled to capacity for federal Liberal Leader Just
Full house for Trudeau rally in Peterborough
Northumberland Today / Posted 5 days ago
The Evinrude Centre hall was filled to capacity for federal Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau's election campaign stop in Peterborough late Monday afternoon. By the 4:30 p.m. start time of the two-hour rally, the hall was filled and organizers arranged... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
No NDP leader has ever wanted to be prime minister as much as MulcairGerald Caplan is an Africa scholar, a former NDP national director and a regula
No NDP leader has ever wanted to be prime minister as much as Mulcair
The Globe and Mail / Posted 6 days ago
Gerald Caplan is an Africa scholar, a former NDP national director and a regular panelist on CBC’s Power & Politics. Fairness rules. Equal time for all. So I ran out and bought Thomas Mulcair’s new book, Strength of Conviction, determined to write... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
NDP takes aim at Trudeau's riding as party rides momentum in QuebecThe NDP is putting up a fight to oust Justin Trudeau in his riding of Papineau,
NDP takes aim at Trudeau's riding as party rides momentum in Quebec
The Globe and Mail / Posted 6 days ago
The NDP is putting up a fight to oust Justin Trudeau in his riding of Papineau, buoyed by recent polls showing the party on a strong footing to keep a majority of its seats in Quebec and even make gains elsewhere in the province. The party has... Read more
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Woodstock Sentinel-Review
Mulcair to visit BrantfordNDP leader Thomas Mulcair will be in Brantford Thursday evening to attend a pub
Mulcair to visit Brantford
Woodstock Sentinel-Review / Posted 6 days ago
NDP leader Thomas Mulcair will be in Brantford Thursday evening to attend a public rally at the civic centre at 6:30 p.m. This will be the sixth time Mulcair has visited the area since 2012 and the leader's first visit of the federal election... Read more
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The Brantford Expositor
Mulcair to visit BrantfordNDP leader Thomas Mulcair will be in Brantford Thursday evening to attend a pub
Mulcair to visit Brantford
The Brantford Expositor / Posted 6 days ago
NDP leader Thomas Mulcair will be in Brantford Thursday evening to attend a public rally at the civic centre at 6:30 p.m. This will be the sixth time Mulcair has visited the area since 2012 and the leader's first visit of the federal election... Read more
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Simcoe Reformer
Mulcair to visit BrantfordNDP leader Thomas Mulcair will be in Brantford Thursday evening to attend a pub
Mulcair to visit Brantford
Simcoe Reformer / Posted 6 days ago
NDP leader Thomas Mulcair will be in Brantford Thursday evening to attend a public rally at the civic centre at 6:30 p.m. This will be the sixth time Mulcair has visited the area since 2012 and the leader's first visit of the federal election... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Real conservatism this campaign? Don't count on itIf only Stephen Harper were more like Thomas Mulcair... Last week it was revea
Real conservatism this campaign? Don't count on it
Calgary Sun / Posted 7 days ago
If only Stephen Harper were more like Thomas Mulcair... Last week it was revealed Mulcair publicly praised Margaret Thatcher’s policies. Yes, that Mulcair. The federal NDP leader. And yes, that Maggie Thatcher, the Iron Lady -- the lodestar of... Read more
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The Sault Star
Make income equality election priority: MILLSLiberal leader Justin Trudeau is trying to position himself as the champion of
Make income equality election priority: MILLS
The Sault Star / Posted 8 days ago
Liberal leader Justin Trudeau is trying to position himself as the champion of Canada's middle class this federal election. He might have trouble finding it. Policies embraced enthusiastically by governments in this country and others have been... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Indecision strong in Toronto riding with trio of high-profile candidatesJoe Oliver’s challengers are impatient to debate him, but not in the same way.
Indecision strong in Toronto riding with trio of high-profile candidates
The Globe and Mail / Posted 8 days ago
Joe Oliver’s challengers are impatient to debate him, but not in the same way. The Liberal candidate in Eglinton-Lawrence, Marco Mendicino, envisions a north Toronto venue with a helping of national security issues on the agenda. Mr. Oliver’s NDP... Read more
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Mashable
Newspaper mysteriously censors Margaret Atwood column on hairImage: Rolf Vennenbernd/picture-alliance/dpa/Associated Press Thirty years ago
Newspaper mysteriously censors Margaret Atwood column on hair
Mashable / Posted 8 days ago
Image: Rolf Vennenbernd/picture-alliance/dpa/Associated Press Thirty years ago, the award-winning novelist and poet Margaret Atwood published The Handmaid's Tale, a harrowing story of a reactionary future America in which women are shamed, censored,... Read more
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