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Conservatives Raise EI Premiums–Tax Jobs

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As of January 1, 2012,  you will be making less money as Harper’s Employment Insurance Premium Hikes take effect. Workers will see their EI ...
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The Logic Behind the Conservatives’ Plan for Healthcare Transfers

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The Conservatives have announced that cuts will be made to healthcare and let’s face it, it had to happen sooner or later. While the Conserv...
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Canada’s Healthcare System: Not Underfunded; Inefficient and Mismanaged

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Regular users of the Canadian Healthcare system know that something isn’t right. The system is broken, inefficient and mismanaged. It has be...
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Government of Canada ordered to Pay Jean Chretien Over Sponsorship Case

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The election of 2006 was an election where the Conservatives placed repeated attacks against the Liberal Party for something called ad scam....
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Helena Guergis sues PM Harper and Conservative Party

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Helena Guergis is suing Prime Minister Stephen Harper and the Conservative Party of Canada over defamation and an alleged conspiracy plan to...
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Reasons why Canada’s Management System Needs Rethinking

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Canadians pay a lot of money every year. They pay a GST and PST or HST, they pay income taxes, they pay payroll taxes, they pay municipal pr...
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Government Officials Take Tax Payers for a Ride

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Peter Mackay came under fire again this week as his hotel spending came to light and it isn’t pretty.  Mackay wasn’t alone, information has ...
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Quebec’s NDP Wave Died Out–Harris-Decima Poll

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A new Harris-Decima poll suggests that the NDP is now tied with the Bloc Quebecois for first place in the province. At 26% a piece, the NDP ...
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What Goes Around Comes Around

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Jack Layton’s last attack in the May 2011 was aimed squarely at Michael Ignatieff and his Liberals. Touting that the NDP had a superior atte...
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Conservatives Scramble with Budgeting

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There is a $10 billion average difference between estimated structural budget balance forecasts between the Conservatives and budget watchdo...
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Chretien: Gun Registry, Kyoto and Wheat Board are Dismantled… What’s Next?

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Former Liberal PM Jean Chretien is warning Liberals that the Gun Registry, Kyoto Accord, and Wheat Board may just be the beginning in a Cons...
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The Future of Medicare in Canada

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A lot of speculation has been put into the way that Harper is going to deal with the upcoming healthcare accord. If there is one thing we kn...
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Conservative Misspending on G8/G20 Summit Revealed; Brace Yourselves

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You can throw efficiency, accountability, prudent management and logic out the window with the current Conservative government. Instead of d...
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Canada’s Political Scene: Filled with Irony

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The state of our country and the state of our government can be described flawlessly with irony. It is ironic how the Conservatives won th...
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Commons Theater, A Production fresh out of College

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The NDP have added life to the House of Commons on Thursday as they exchanged an array of literature with their Conservative counterparts. A...
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The Call for Smaller and More Efficient Government

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The Liberal rebuilding process will be an interesting one to watch. While media commentators have written them off, membership has soared. I...
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Conservative Fined for Breaking Election Rules

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It appears the ‘tough on crime’ Conservatives aren’t as worthy of that title as we think. In an ongoing dispute with Elections Canada, the C...
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Conservative Economic Record Gets Slammed

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Liberal Interim Leader Bob Rae slammed the Tory’s recent financial statement and offered up his own recipe to fixing Canada’s ailing economy...
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Conservative Majority: Five Months Later; The Reason Why it Came to Be

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Stephen harper may proudly pronounce that the Conservative Party is Canada’s party but if we look at the trends and the likely factors that ...
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Clueless

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With the recent protests against Wall Street and Corporations, the NDP will likely be making political gains – they are after all, the anti-...
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Canada’s Top Soldier thinks He is Entitled to Taxpayer Funded Plane Rides

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All across the country, Canadians are buckling down as income slows and prices rise. As we speak, there is speculation of another recession ...
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Jack’s Final Words

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Jack Layton was a man who genuinely believed in what he stood for and that in politics is rare. Canada has lost an icon today and one that ...
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Jack Layton Passes Away

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At the age of 61, cancer won its last battle. At 4:45 am, Layton’s wife and children confirmed that he passed away.
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How Stephen Harper’s Misguided Decisions will Finish Canada Off

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In 2008, Stephen harper was reluctant to take notice of the coming recession and denied its existence until it hit hard. On the eve of the ...
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NDP Supporters can Stop Supporting Turmel Now, Party Insiders have lost Confidence

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It isn’t everyday that you hear of a federal opposition leader being secretly a part of a separatist party in the past. It isn’t everyday ...
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Who are the NDP? Separatists?

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The NDP may have chosen Nycole Turmel as their interim leader, but that doesn't change her previous separatist ties. While she claims ...
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Layton taking a Break From Politics to Fight New Cancer

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Jack Layton will be taking a temporary leave as leader of the NDP to fight a new ‘non-prostate’ cancer that has attacked him until September...
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Who should be entitled to child benefits?

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Ottawa-area father Yannick Cloutier raised 2 children on his own for 8 years. Recently, he moved in with a common-law spouse and two years...
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The NDP and Conservatives Fail to Make Public Safety Top Priority

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The Champlain Bridge is crumbling down but for both the NDP and Conservatives, it isn’t a big issue. With the NDP only releasing a small sta...
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Ethics Commissioner: Helena Guergis Broke Ethics Rules

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Ethics commissioner Mary Dawson released a report today saying that former Conservative MP Helena Guergis broke ethics rules when she wrot...
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Stephen Harper’s Misunderstanding of Where He Stands in the Public Eye

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At the Calgary Stampede Barbeque, Harper took an opportunity to do what he does best: attack his opposition. However, his pitch to convince...
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European Broadband Makes North American Broadband look like expensive Dialup

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If you leave Canada and the United States and go to England, you will notice a big difference in terms of your internet connection. Not only...
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Harper’s Controversial Quotes

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On April 25, a 500 page document was allegedly handed to the Liberal Party of Canada by Conservative insiders that contained an organized in...
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The Dust Barely Settles after Back-to-Work Legislation becomes Law

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During the filibuster last week as the Conservatives tried to forcefully end the standoff between Canada Post and the Canadian Union of Pos...
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Nanos Poll Gives Tories 14 Point Lead

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A new Nanos poll shows the end of the NDP honeymoon as their poll numbers are slipping. Meanwhile, the Conservatives are growing, the Libera...
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The NDP Inevitably Lost their Fight for Postal Workers

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Jack Layton imposed a 58 hour filibuster to try to stall a Conservative back to work bill that would do more than just send postal workers ...
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Opinion: Liberal-NDP Merger: A Disaster in the Making

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There has been a lot of speculation around Liberal-NDP merger and while the Liberal Party has swiftly stopped its main proponent Bob Rae fro...
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Baird Condemns the Probe into $50 million in spending as a “PR stunt”

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The controversy over the G8 summit didn’t die as the Tories desperately try to defend themselves after $50 million that was supposed to be ...
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Canada Going Backward on Crime Initiatives

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The Americans have been fighting the war on drugs for more than 20 years with their tough-on-crime agenda. However, the Americans are now mo...
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Harper’s Department Broke Expense Rules

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The government’s tough rules for hospitality spending have been repeatedly broken by Stephen Harper’s own department, an internal report su...
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Appointed Conservative Senators Change Their Tunes on Senate Reform

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While the provinces of Ontario and Quebec were quick to pounce on Harper’s proposed senate reforms, it turns out that Harper’s newly minted ...
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Conservative Party goes at Full Steam Ahead

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The Conservatives are going full steam ahead with their agendas. The throne speech went through without debate or a vote, Baird defends the...
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It May be Time for Canadians to Tighten Their Belts, but not the PMO

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As the Conservatives announced cuts and user fees to come to public services and new austerity measures, Stephen Harper used his business j...
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Flaherty intends to copy the Liberals

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The Conservatives promised that they would get us out of deficit by 2014. However, such a promise won’t be visible in the upcoming budget ...
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NDP Surge Gave Tories Majority Government

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A new poll finds that the NDP surge wasn’t a fluke, but instead is here to stay, however, that didn’t stop 16 seats from going blue as a res...
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Conservatives go in Two Directions when it comes to the Israel Issues

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During the G8 summit, Stephen Harper stood alone in rejecting Obama’s peace offer that would have Israel use its 1967 borders as a standing ...
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Harper’s Response to Quebec Flood Victims ‘an Insult’

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While Manitoba controls its flood and got two Prime Ministerial visits and plenty of support, Quebecers are left to deal a retreat of Canadi...
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Liberals choose Bob Rae as Interim Leader

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The Liberal Party of Canada has chosen Bob Rae to set the framework for the future of the party that will be handed off to another leader i...
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Layton’s New Job

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Jack Layton has always had a fighting spirit, and he must be so happy that Harper has a majority. This may sound insane, but Harper having ...
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