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The Manifesto consists of a list of "15 Demands" that range from the somewhat reasonable; to the ridiculous; to the sublime. It would take numerous blog posts to address them individually. Happily, I have been writing blogs for a while and the Manifesto addresses a number of topics I have previously covered.
Several policy issues will be up for debate at the convention.
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The party is preparing for a caucus retreat in Montebello, Que., this week.
The party also announced several other changes it intends to make.
"I think that the best thing for Canada to do is to start playing a positive role for peace, and that would be a top priority for me as the prime minister of Canada."
Justin Trudeau's party has "hit a new low" in polls: Nanos
"I'm a New Democrat ... I'd be happy if we didn't have a Senate," said one union boss.
Concerns brew over a recent memo circulated to NDP employees.
OTTAWA - Linda Duncan's phone is ringing off the hook.For just over six years, she's been the lone Alberta New Democrat in the House of Commons, having taken the riding of Edmonton-Strathcona away fro...
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With the New Brunswick Morgentaler Clinic closure last week, New Democrats urge the Minister of Health to work directly with her provincial counterparts in New Brunswick to ensure that safe access to abortion services is publicly available.
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Scandals happen to all governments at all levels, and I might speculate that the only reason the NDP hasn't been implicated in something deemed a scandal recently is that the last time they were elected Provincially was in 1990. They've never been elected federally. Jumping on other parties' scandals, as Ms. Horwath has, is a convenient way to avoid offering substantive policy alternatives and maintain the illusion of principled superiority. Scandal obsession dominates political discourse and freezes our governing institutions in wasteful bickering until the next scandal.