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He says 70 per cent of people living in poverty have jobs.
The NDP is seen to be the one with the toughest hill to climb. The party faithful believes that the NDP lost ground because it allowed itself to be outmanoeuvred by the Liberal Party -- on the left. The leadership contest is an opportunity to see which of the candidates are seriously listening to the expressed desire of the rank and file to move the party to the left.
Liberals were in third place, not so long ago.
A new leader is scheduled to be chosen by the end of October.
The race is still quite open.
NDP national director thinks party will be energized in 2017.
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Guy Caron says the government is showing its "true colours."
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Where are all the leadership candidates?
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Few realize that the position of prime minister in Canada has more power than the President in the United States or, for that matter, any government leader in the G7. The current government already has the majority of seats and therefore control of the legislative agenda. It can use its majority to limit debate on any given bill and it also has control over the committees studying these bills.
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Cauliflower isn't the best example of the problem with Canadian food prices.
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