DARRELL DEXTER NOVA SCOTIA

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.
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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...
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Yep, He Also Smoked Pot

HALIFAX - Nova Scotia Premier Darrell Dexter says he smoked marijuana in university but too much is being made of the issue since federal Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau called for the legalization of p...
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Are These 3 Premiers Toast?

Incumbent governments have been very hard to defeat recently. Is that about to change? Since 2011, one federal government and seven provincial governments have won re-election, on several occasions ag...
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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...
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Premiers United Against Ottawa

Atlantic Canada's premiers are asking Ottawa to suspend its changes to employment insurance, saying there should be further study of the federal program's new rules because they adversely affect the r...