TORONTO-DANFORTH

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The NDP Dodged a Separatist Bullet

As a proud Canadian, it bothers me that NDP leader Tom Mulcair -- who had no qualms about interfering in previous Ontario by-elections on the side of NDP candidates -- refused to take a side in the Québec election. The NDP dodged a bullet this time -- fortunately! -- but such an irresponsible position should not be rewarded in 2015.

Liberals Experience the Soft Tyranny of High Expectations

People who live 4,500k from the Toronto-Danforth riding read in the Vancouver Sun just last month that the Liberals were in a position to win; they'll now be reading about a "lacklustre, no name, uninspiring dud" candidate who blew the Liberals right out of the water. Imagine what that does for confidence in the Liberal brand.
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Gone, But Riding Remembers

TORONTO - Voters go to the byelection polls Monday to choose a successor for Jack Layton, whose star power still casts a strong light over the riding he held for seven years until his death last Augus...

Pro-Lifers Hijacking Liberals Party?

OTTAWA - Some federal Liberals fear single-issue pro-lifers are trying to hijack their weakened party.Their fears have been stoked by the apparent re-emergence of a group calling itself Liberals for L...
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Battle For Layton's Riding Almost Over

A tough competition is underway in Jack Layton's riding of Toronto-Danforth, where NDP members will choose Monday night from among five candidates vying for their party's nomination. The byelection t...
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Topp Won't Run For Layton's Old Seat

OTTAWA - NDP leadership hopeful Brian Topp has ruled out running in a byelection to fill the Toronto seat left vacant by Jack Layton's death.Instead, Topp says he wants to run in Quebec, the province...