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Mulcair, Harper Face Off Over Robocalls

Once again the prime minister and the opposition leader were in each other sights, with NDP Leader Tom Mulcair attacking Stephen Harper with questions about the investigation into the Guelph, Ont., ro...
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My name is Jennifer. I am a Robocaller.

Compared to Mr. Poutine I'm small potatoes, really. I just called a few hundred of my supporters in Ward 2 in Milton on the eve of the 2010 municipal election to remind them to get out and vote for me as town councillor the next day. But I can tell you a little bit about how the system works.

Goldman Sachs? Meet the Robocalls...

In a powerful op-ed in the New York Times, Greg Smith, a senior executive at Goldman Sachs, called the environment at the firm "as toxic and destructive as I have ever seen it." Sounds a lot like modern politics in Canada.
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Why Harper is the Teflon Robot

Though party partisans, pundits, and journalists are aghast over robocalls, the average Canadian cares about stuff that affects their daily lives. They worry about paying for their kids' education. They care more about NHL standings than they do about political opinion polls.

Good News For Harper On Robocalls

If allegations over voter suppression tactics are going to stick, it has yet to happen. Conservative support in Canada remains unchanged. These are the findings of two recent surveys by Nanos Research...
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Up Next: The Desperate Politicians of Ottawa

Instead of going nuts trying to come up with new election rules, perhaps we should try the opposite and do away with ALL rules and turn this thing into a no-holds-barred, made-for-TV cage fight. If we're not going to get quality, mature leadership no matter what we do, let's just do away with the pretense of it entirely. Let's have some fun.
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Conservative Robocalls Game is Tired

The non-answer I received from the government yesterday in Question Period regarding its pattern of "reprehensible" (the Speaker's characterization) electoral behaviour -- and failure to take responsibility for it -- arguably sets a new bar for avoidance and obfuscation on the part of the Conservatives.