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Harper's French Kiss

After letting his support in the province sink to new lows, Stephen Harper seems to be on a mission to improve his party's standing in Quebec. It speaks volumes about the trouble he is in. The prime m...
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The Real Loser

It was a bad night for Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne's Liberals, but it could have been much worse: it could have been a good night for Tim Hudak. By any measure, the Ontario Liberals were the big lo...
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Fading Into The Background

With a new leader at the helm of the Liberal Party and the whiff of scandal in the Conservative government's handling of Senate problems, the New Democrats under Thomas Mulcair have drifted into the b...
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Is The Honeymoon Over?

Though Justin Trudeau's Liberals remain ahead of the pack in the latest federal poll, it seems the new leader's honeymoon may be wearing off. The survey, conducted by EKOS Research for iPolitics earli...
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Holyday In?

If Doug Holyday is looking for a way out of the turmoil at Toronto’s city hall — or just less stressful work — he may have found it as Tim Hudak's candidate for the Ontario Tories in the upcoming Etob...
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The Good, The Bad And The Ugly

The latest figures from the government’s mid-term report card — in the form of a poll by Ipsos-Reid for CTV — have elements of the good, the bad, and the ugly. First, the good. Despite swirling scan...
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What.. Just.. Happened?

With the House of Commons closing its doors for the summer, how have the main party leaders performed? In the last of three articles, we look at Stephen Harper and the Conservatives. The summer recess...
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Bad Year For New Democrats?

The year 2013 might be setting up to be a very bad one for provincial New Democrats, as a new poll shows Darrell Dexter’s NDP government in Nova Scotia trails the opposition Liberals by almost 20 poin...