May out of debate, again

Elizabeth May has once again been denied the opportunity to particpate in the leader’s debate. It is a repeat of 2008 when the broadcasting consortium said she wasn’t invited, yet due to public pressure, she was invited after all. I am guessing, and ho…

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Ontario budget 2011 highlights

Today, we made choices that will secure an even brighter future for our children and grandchildren. These choices represent the kind of positive plan Ontario families are looking for. And only Dalton McGuinty and Ontario Liberals can deliver it.

In today’s provincial budget, Finance Minister Dwight Duncan outlined the choices we’ve made […]

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PRE-WRIT, CONSERVATIVES IN CONTROL

Here is the pre-writ baseline projection for Friday, March 25… CURRENT PROJECTIONS (through Mar 25) CANADA CPC – avg 158 seats (39.6%) – low 137 (38.1%), high 174 (41.1%) LPC – avg 69 (26.5%) – low 57 (25.0%), high 93 (28.0%) BQ – avg 49 (10.2%) – low 43 (8.7%), high 54 (11.7%) NDP – […]

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March 20 Seat Projections

New Ekos, Ipsos and Leger polls in the past week, so here are the latest projections — Conservatives hovering right around majority territory… CURRENT PROJECTIONS (through Mar 20) CANADA CPC – avg 155 seats (39.6%) – low 134 (38.1%), high 171 (41.1%) LPC – avg 71 (26.4%) – low 60 (24.9%), high 89 (27.9%) BQ […]

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CONSERVATIVES CLOSE TO MAJORITY TERRITORY

With talk of a spring election heating up, I thought it would be useful to check where things currently stand — as you can see from the number below, the Conservatives are within striking distance of a majority (which requires at least 155 seats)… CURRENT PROJECTIONS (through Mar 9) CANADA CPC – avg 152 seats […]

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Paul Copeland: On sanctions & ICC – Burma

Paul Copeland is a reputed  Toronto based Human Rights lawyer and fellow member of Canadian Friends of Burma who has been a strong voice for democracy in Burma. While Canada has done some good things to support democracy in Burma, a lot more can be done, especially in helping bring refugees in UNHCR camps to Canada. […]

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