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Breaking: A New Poll Suggests the NDP is Surging

Posted May 14, 2015 by Simon

For months Tom Mulcair and the NDP have been creeping up in the polls. 

But this latest EKOS poll is still stunning.

For now it’s starting to look like an orange surge. 
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Orange Crush served up in Alberta by Notley win,but can the BC NDP ride the wave to leadership in 2017?

Posted May 6, 2015 by Laila

There were two things on my TV agenda last night : the season première of Deadliest Catch, and the Alberta election. Flipping back and forth on commercial breaks, once the news that an NDP majority was being called by media, … Continue reading

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Alberta Elects the New Democratic Party (NDP)

Posted May 6, 2015 by Ian Welsh

This is fairly extraordinary: For non-Canadians, the NDP is the most left-wing party in Canada and Alberta is the most right-wing province in Canada. It’d be like an Elizabeth Warren-inspired party winning Texas. (As a Canadian let me say that this is amazing and almost unthinkable even a few years ago.) Following were NDP’s key promises: […]

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