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Nov 11, 2011

2013: The Saskatchewan NDP's lucky number?

Erin Weir
To state the obvious, Saskatchewan's provincial election result was not good for progressives. I was especially surprised by the NDP's loss of constituencies like Regina Douglas Park.
News
Oct 13, 2011
Saskatchewan premier Brad Wall greets fans at a University of Saskatchewan Huskies football game in August. Photo: Steve Hiscock for Liam Richards Photography

Saskatchewan: What happened to the NDP?

John Warnock
The conservative Saskatchewan Party is almost certain to win next month's provincial election. The NDP can hardly hope to fight back with its current approach.
Photos
Oct 6, 2011
Photo:  Caro Lander/Flickr

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Oct 3, 2011
Wali Farah, running for the NDP in Ottawa-South, was one of the provincial election candidates called in to speak to Muslim youth in Ottawa.

Getting the Muslim youth vote out in Ontario

Chelby Marie Daigle
Organizing the first Voice of Muslim Youth provincial election engagement session, I found young people readily respond once they realize how much their lives are impacted by politics and politicians.
News
Sep 29, 2011

Election time, NWT style

George Lessard
Is the NWT election the most interesting? The territory runs on consensus politics, with Facebook and other social media playing an essential role in fostering discussion between isolated communities.
News
Sep 21, 2011

Ontario's mystery ridings: Ten uncertain outcomes

Marco Vigliotti
Some battleground ridings have somehow been slipping under the radar -- yet they are interesting for their ability to give a diagnosis on the political state of the province.
News
Sep 21, 2011

Ontario election: The most competitive ridings

Marco Vigliotti
The 2011 Ontario provincial election is less than a month away, and according to recent public opinion polls, this race could be the province's closest in the past 20 years.
News
Sep 8, 2011

The Manitoba election: Can Selinger take it?

Cy Gonick
In Canada, it's rare for a political party to win four consecutive majority governments. Heading to the polls on October 4, will Manitoba's New Democratic Party be one of those rare exceptions?
Blog
Jun 4, 2011

Scheer success

Erin Weir
Andrew Scheer has been elected House of Commons Speaker. I met him in 2004, when we were federal candidates in adjacent Regina ridings.
Blog
May 3, 2011
Youth rally outside of Harper Rally

Raise a little hell

Tria Donaldson
With his coveted majority in place, Harper will now have free reign to do as he pleases. What will he do with this new-found power?

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