Darrell Dexter Ndp

The NDP Needs Friends in Wealthy Places

With the defeat of the NDP government of Nova Scotia Premier Darrell Dexter on Tuesday, the number of provinces ruled by Canada's New Democrats now consists entirely of lonely Manitoba. The unfair reality remains that by virtue of their party's radical anti-capitalist past and confused kinda-socialist-kinda-not present, New Democrats automatically carry the heavy burden of being persistently least-trusted by the general public to run a modern, free-market economy.
CP

'I Didn't See.. This Kind Of Erosion'

HALIFAX - Darrell Dexter said Tuesday he didn't foresee the drop in support that led to the NDP government's crushing defeat in the provincial election.The 56-year-old politician — who spent several d...
CP

He Still Loves It

HALIFAX - A brief encounter with Darrell Dexter on the doorstep of Max Trzcinski's home in the final days of Nova Scotia's election campaign left the university student charmed."He seemed a little mor...
Radio-Canada

A Look At The Parties' Promises

HALIFAX - A look at some of the major promises from the three main political parties in Nova Scotia's election:Liberals:— Allow private renewable energy producers to sell electricity directly to consu...
CP

THE FINAL-STRETCH FRENZY

HALIFAX - All three of Nova Scotia's major party leaders made announcements Sunday in the seat-rich Halifax area as the campaign for the Oct. 8 election approached its final stretch.NDP Premier Darrel...
CP

Dexter Defends Controversial Mailouts

HALIFAX - NDP pamphlets funded by the Nova Scotian government are raising the ire of the Liberals and Progressive Conservatives who say taxpayers shouldn't pay for partisan ads on the eve of an electi...
CP

Nova Scotia Election Imminent

HALIFAX - Nova Scotia's NDP premier sent the clearest signal yet that he's about to call an election by releasing a party platform Friday that partly focuses on cutting costs for families by promising...