Niki Ashton

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Controversial First Nations Bill Passes

OTTAWA - A controversial bill meant to protect matrimonial rights on reserves has passed despite opposition from critics who say it reflects what they call Ottawa's paternalistic approach to First Nat...
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Will Abortion Stance Make Him A Star?

OTTAWA - Whether or not Stephen Woodworth's pro-life motion passes Wednesday in the House of Commons, the Conservative backbencher will have sparked more debate and attention on the abortion issue tha...
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The Final Face-Off

The seven federal NDP leadership hopefuls are squaring off against each other for the last time before the party's convention, with Thomas Mulcair again coming under fire at Sunday's debate in Vancouv...
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Look Who's In The Hot Seat

VANCOUVER - The candidates in the NDP leadership race joined their efforts Sunday during the party's final debate in Vancouver to halt the frontrunner's momentum, warning Thomas Mulcair's new vision w...
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Who Is the NDP Wooing?

WINNIPEG - The seven people vying to lead the NDP are vowing to do a better job of wooing voters in the party's Prairie birthplace, saying they need to if they're going to form Canada's next governmen...
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NDP Leaders Face Off In Winnipeg

NDP leadership hopefuls gathered in Winnipeg on Sunday to debate how best to broaden the party's appeal to win more voter support west of Ontario. With only three members of Parliament elected from t...
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Parlez-Vous Francais

QUEBEC - The NDP leadership candidates had their French-language skills put to the test at a leadership debate Sunday in Quebec, where the party is hoping to regain the momentum that led to its offici...
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Topp Tops In NDP Fundraising

OTTAWA - Brian Topp has raised the most money of any of the eight candidates vying to become the next leader of the federal NDP.According to fourth quarter financial figures released by the party, the...
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NDP Leadership Hopefuls Face Off In B.C.

VANCOUVER - A national childcare plan, health care and First Nations poverty emerged as the dominant issues at a town hall forum headlined by nine NDP leadership candidates hoping to clinch the top jo...
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Niki Ashton Enters NDP Leadership Race

Manitoba MP Niki Ashton announced Monday that she will try to become the next leader of the NDP. She officially declared her candidacy at an event in Montreal. She indicated early on in the leadership...