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    Rafe Mair on Bill C-24 finding out you're a second-class citizen

    Rafe Mair: A senior citizen’s perspective on the federal election and where we go from here

    With the benefit of age and perhaps a bit of wisdom, Rafe Mair reflects on our recent federal election and where we go from here as a country.


    Rafe Mair- Can the Conservative Party come back

    Rafe Mair: Can the Conservative Party come back?

    Can the Conservative Party recover? Rafe Mair offers some examples for the post-Harper Conservatives to follow, if they have any hope of rebuilding their party.



    Canada Election 2015: Where do the parties stand on climate change?

    Where do the 2015 Canadian election contenders stand on climate change? Kevin Grandia breaks down their positions.


    Anti-Harper vote settling on Trudeau? Polls show seismic shift

    A seismic shift in recent polls suggests the anti-Harper vote may be settling on Justin Trudeau - which spells big trouble for the Conservative campaign.



    Rafe- Niqab defence may cost Trudeau, Mulcair...but they're right

    Rafe: Niqab defence may cost Trudeau and Mulcair…but they’re right

    "What's happened to a nation famous for tolerance, understanding, and minding one's own business?" asks Rafe Mair on the anti-Niqab furor.


    Why Strategic Voting is essential in Canadian Election

    Why Strategic Voting is essential for Canada

    In the last two elections, the Conservatives gained 6% in the final weeks. It could happen again. That's why it's time for Harper opponents to talk seriously about strategic voting, says Doug Carrick.



    A baby boomer's plea- On Harper, Legacy and the Canadian election

    A Baby Boomer’s plea: On Harper, Legacy and the Canadian election

    One Baby Boomer's plea to her generation - on the Canadian election and repairing the damage wrought by the Harper Government to their grandchildren's Canada


    Dear Prime Minister- Time for electoral reform, says Rafe Mair

    Dear Prime Minister: Time for electoral reform, says Rafe Mair

    "Surely, the days when less than 40% of the popular vote achieve 100% of the power must be put behind us," says Rafe Mair in this letter to Stephen Harper, calling on him to join the push for electoral reform.



    NDP, Green candidates oppose Woodfibre LNG outright; Liberal and Tory are different story

    NDP, Green candidates oppose Woodfibre LNG outright; Liberal and Tory are different story

    Local NDP and Green candidates steadfastly oppose the Woodfibre LNG project, according to a recent survey, while the Liberal candidate has a list of conditions and Tory MP John Weston remains in favour.


    Rafe Mair on Trudeau’s surprise comeback, Mulcair’s continued strength

    Rafe Mair on the federal election campaign that continues to surprise, with Justin Trudeau staging a comeback and Tom Mulcair holding onto a strong lead.