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Federal Election 2015

Enviros were watching closely to see who’d be put in charge of this country’s climate action file when Justin Trudeau’s cabinet was sworn in November 4. Admittedly, there are a few greenhorns among the key players. Here’s how they stack up. more

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More concerning to Albertan progressives than a high Conservative seat count, is the drop in federal NDP support to 6 per cent below 2011 levels more

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The NDP having been swept away by the Liberals, Olivia Chow vows to start over more

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Zach Ruiter

At election-night victory party, supporters mull over former Toronto top cop's rap sheet on carding and G20. Member of Liberals' candidate search committee says he made a "pragmatic" choice in backing Blair. more

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I’d love to meet the new PM in a legalized pot joint for a celebratory toke six months from now, after he fulfills his many promises more

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Harper unbowed in defeat – despite a hollow legacy – and what’s next for Mulcair’s NDP in our election roundup more

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Real Change™ looks terrific, but no crockery is going to be broken more

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5 things the PM-designate can do now to signal real change more

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A gutting loss for Toronto’s NDP on election night more

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Efforts to get people to vote, complete with ballot-box selfies, loomed large on social media, but when casting a ballot is treated as the noblest thing you can do in a democracy, it accommodates a status quo of incredibly narrow choices more

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Justin Trudeau does the improbable and leads Liberals out of the political wilderness to a majority government more

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Zach Ruiter

Stephen Harper and the Ford Brothers have apparently reached a point where they need each other. more

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Enzo DiMatteo

But don't kid yourselves – there is no way to live off the grid in a democracy. Besides, if voting is truly meaningless, why are the people in power so afraid of voters? more

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No need to worry, we are told, because “You’re richer than you think.” But for most young people economic malaise is all we have known all our adult life. more

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“Harper saying when women shouldn’t wear the niqab is as wrong as my country saying that women should cover their hair.” more

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Despite my desire to believe that contemporary Canadian politics is more nuanced than a make-believe galaxy far away, I find myself falling back on Star Wars metaphors when discussing the election with my 10-year-old more

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In a downtown riding that symbolizes the NDP-Liberal divide, Adam Vaughan and Olivia Chow are like fighting parents forcing us to choose sides more

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Election day is at hand, and the outcome will be decided right here in Ontario. Odds are we'll have a minority government come October 20, maybe even a Conservative one. more

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