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How the hell a former punk rocker ended up in federal politics
Decision time soon to replace Thomas Mulcair.
NDP leader hammers Liberals for backing away from a pledge on access to information.
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Pick for languages watchdog spurred controversy.
The NDP are using a similar ballot to the Conservatives.
The opposition has stood united against Meilleur's appointment.
More than seven MPs suggested Joly was lying.
NDP leader holds Canadian and French citizenship.
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"At some point you’ve got to stop backing up."
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.
The race is still quite open.
No one should ever fear worshiping their God in Canada.'' — Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne.
The NDP leader asked Trudeau how the project aligns with Liberal climate change goals.
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The new year will bring a clearer sense of direction in both substance and style as preparations begin in earnest for the next election cycle.
Thanks to right-wing anti-Cuba propaganda, politicians on the left run for cover when asked for an opinion on Castro. The latest shameful example was furnished by interim NDP Leader Tom Mulcair. Is it any wonder that Justin Trudeau ate the NDP's lunch during the 2015 federal election, and continues to do so?
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“I think once you drop it down you are getting into a territory where everybody is on an equal, level playing field."
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However you interpret it, the Muslim-Canadian community is denied an opportunity for empathy and recognition. In effect, much of the value of such motions stems from the public's awareness of them. Without any exposure, such motions pass largely without effect.
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The Liberals have embarked on a flurry of consultations — 84, at last count.
The Up For Debate campaign sparked incredible excitement and energy among women's groups and their allies around the country. It goes to show we still have so much more to do for women to be equal in this country, and around the planet. There is an enormous strength in women's organizations and feminist movements coming together to do this.
New Democrats are facing several big challenges.
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NDP leader tried to put to rest questions about his leadership.
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"We've got a lot of questions for the Trudeau government."
Where are all the leadership candidates?
The race is likely to take place October 2017.
"It is appalling that as many as 50 lives may have been lost to this domestic terror attack targeting the LGBTQ2 community," said the prime minister.
"Democratic socialists should be about more than money."
"Any ... pollsters here tonight? " Go f*ck yourselves."
Even though an effeminate portrayal of Trudeau has been a common thread in the Conservative party's narrative.
The prime minister should not have gone into the crowd in the first place. It is not his duty to get members back in their seats to vote, as he was doing with the Official Opposition Whip Mr. Gord Brown. While his actions were inappropriate: He did not push, attack or harm a woman.
Trudeau says an apology has been given to the journalists.
"We’re living in a democracy not a dictatorship," said Peter Julian.