Accidental Deliberations: #Elxn44 Roundup

Assorted content from Canada’s federal election campaign.  – Seth Klein examines the considerations to take into account in casting a ballot for real climate action. And Michelle Gamage compares the parties’ positions on fossil fuel subsidies.  – Andre Picard asks whether voters will actually be motivated by health care –

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Accidental Deliberations: #Elxn44 Roundup

The latest from Canada’s federal election campaign. – PressProgress offers some background on the agitators disrupting Justin Trudeau’s campaign events, while Max Fawcett points out why there’s no reason for us to lend any undeserved credence to anti-vaxxers. But Meshall Awan notes that we also shouldn’t allow posturing over fringe

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Accidental Deliberations: #Elxn44 Roundup

The latest from Canada’s federal election campaign. – Bruce Campbell discusses the connection between the climate crisis and wealth inequality – along with the miserable failure of Lib and Con governments in responding to both. And Canadians for Tax Fairness offers a fact sheet on closing tax loopholes.  – Erica Lentl interviews

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Accidental Deliberations: #Elxn44 Roundup

The latest from Canada’s federal election campaign. – Charlie Pinkerton reminds us of the need to ensure that any party seeking power addresses the ongoing opioid crisis. – David Akin offers a comparison between the major national parties in addressing Indigenous inclusion and issues – with the NDP ranking head

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Accidental Deliberations: #Elxn44 Roundup

The latest from Canada’s federal election campaign. – David Climenhaga offers a warning against Conservatives bearing gifts, both generally and in their plan for token representation on corporate boards. And the Canadian Labour Congress highlights how the Cons’ interest in gig workers is limited to saddling them with far less

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Accidental Deliberations: #Elxn44 Roundup

Noteworthy news and opinions from Canada’s federal election campaign. – Kiavash Najafi discusses how the Libs are struggling for lack of any reasonable explanation as to why they’ve precipitated an unnecessary election in the first place. And Jen Gerson wonders whether anybody in the Lib camp thought to question whether

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Alberta Politics: NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh, Liberal Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, target Jason Kenney on his own turf

The Alberta portion of NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh’s election campaign got off to an upbeat start in Edmonton yesterday with an enthusiastic outdoor crowd of supporters, a substantive policy announcement, and some fair shots at Alberta Premier Jason Kenney. Mr. Singh’s visit to the Edmonton-Griesbach Riding indicates party strategists have

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Accidental Deliberations: Relentless

The Libs’ choice of themes to start off a needless federal election campaign is telling mostly in the contast it presents between their self-image, and the obvious realities facing people living under their government. After all, there are plenty of issues which have been properly described as “relentless”. ‘Relentless’ climate

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Alberta Politics: Federal Health Minister Patty Hajdu waves a red flag in front of her irascible Alberta counterpart, Tyler Shandro

Obviously, federal Health Minister Patty Hajdu didn’t expect to get a serious answer from Tyler Shandro, her Alberta counterpart, when she wrote the irascible minister to warn him the Kenney Government’s “unnecessary and risky gamble” to drop COVID-19 testing, contact tracing and mandatory isolation will put children at risk. In

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