The federal New Democrats and leader Tom Mulcair are running up against a wall in Saskatchewan.
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The appeal of Greater Toronto Area votes largely boils down to a numbers game: there are 25 seats in the city alone — about double that when the surrounding communities are included.
VICTORIA — It looks good on paper and has a certain nostalgic appeal for left-leaning voters, but the NDP pledge to make Canada once again the top western troop contributor to United Nations peacekeep...
"This is common within the Harper Tories to find people whose views are based on... I don't know where they get their views from, but they're not scientific."
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His favourite movie is "Slapshot."
We found 16 special ridings that will change the outcome of the election. In these ridings: the Conservative candidate is ahead, one of the progressive candidates is a close second, while the other is a distant third but still has enough support to impact the result. If the Liberal and NDP parties cooperate in all 16 ridings, they will each take eight seats from the Conservatives, stopping the Conservative party from forming the government.
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Who do Canadians trust to shepherd our country though what may be a coming turbulence? Our current election sees once more a plethora of "Star candidates" that normal Canadians know nothing about -- and their victory or defeat will have nothing to do with the very little light that these stars emit.
Caught up in its contradictions, the NDP hopes nobody will notice. There is the Sherbrooke Declaration NDP, which promises a condition-free right to opt out for the Government of Quebec. And then there is the centralist NDP, which unilaterally sets its childcare plan according to a rigid model incompatible with the contemporary practice of Canadian federalism.
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TORONTO — Tom Mulcair surrounded himself with members of Toronto's flourishing arts community Monday as he announced new funding for artists and film producers. He promised enough money to counter pre...
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OTTAWA — The NDP campaign is going to race through southwest Ontario today with Tom Mulcair starting the day in Brantford and ending in Essex and he's expected to focus on trade talks involving a doze...
The Conservative Party, for one, is taking shots at "lefties" on campuses and touting its ISIS airstrikes as a recruitment tactic.
The NDP appears to be losing steam, the Liberals are holding steady, and support for the Conservatives is on the rise.
Mulcair denounced Harper for negotiating the Trans-Pacific Partnership in secret and promised to stand up for the two sectors most worried about the would-be deal.
Each of the leaders would present a different face of Canada to the world. Mulcair clearly demonstrated a new NDP approach to the realm of foreign affairs for Canada. Trudeau worked hard to dig into his opponents, but didn't present himself as a possible world leader. Stephen Harper managed to stay out of any major trouble and reinforced his image as a "tough on terror" PM.