parliament

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Feb 21, 2012
Canadian House of Commons. Photo: scazon/Flickr

Who listens to the Official Opposition?

Duncan Cameron
The clash between government and opposition in Canada's parliament provides for a continual spectacle. Except, is anybody watching?
News
Sep 27, 2011
An RCMP officer speaks to a protester in Ottawa on Monday, Sept. 26, 2011 at the anti-tar sands protest. Photo: Marco Vigliotti

Over 200 arrested at Ottawa tar sands protest

Marco Vigliotti
Dozens of protesters objecting to the federal government's enthusiastic support for Alberta's tar sands and the Keystone XL pipeline running from Alberta to the Gulf of Mexico were arrested Monday.
News
Sep 21, 2010

Rude and crude, eschewed

Ed Broadbent
The virtue of a system like ours is that it can combine political conviction with civility. But to really make that work, and to enhance the relevance of Parliament, requires overdue electoral reform.

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