convention

Blog
Jul 28, 2016
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A tale of two very different conventions

Penney Kome
The RNC put on one long blast of fearmongering, fingerpointing fiery rage while the DNC brought the crowd to its feet again and again on themes like fairness and sharing.
News
Nov 29, 2013

What happened at this week's OFL convention?

H.G. Watson
Over the last week labour leaders from across Ontario and Canada gathered in Toronto to talk about the growing threat to workers rights, at the Ontario Federation of Labour convention.
Columnists
Aug 18, 2009

Halifax09: Winning conditions

New Democrats from across Canada meeting this past weekend in Halifax were challenged by incoming party president Peggy Nash to build momentum for the next federal election.
Blog
Aug 12, 2009

The NDP: What’s in a name?

James Laxer
Once again, there is agitation among some members of the NDP to consider changing the name of the party.
Columnists
Aug 11, 2009

Out with the 'New'

How about calling ourselves the "Democratic Party" instead of the New Democratic Party? That is one of the questions the NDP will address at its upcoming Halifax convention.
Columnists
Aug 7, 2009

Being 'new' gets old really fast

New insights don't require new texts or even the word "new." Which brings us to the proposal for the New Democratic Party to gain a new look by dropping the word, new, from its name.
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