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NDP MPP Says Outsourcing of Employment Services Could Hurt Immigrants

NDP MPP Lisa Gretzky says she is alarmed by the outsourcing of employment services in Ontario to foreign companies, especially in the Region of Peel, which has a significant immigrant population.

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Parties Push Economic Credentials Amid Market Turmoil

By now the Liberal candidates for the predominantly visible minority ridings of Scarborough have grown used to party strategists lavishing attention on them. They are on the frontline for the bitter battle for Greater Toronto…

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Targeted Ethnic Advertising Makes Elections More Accessible

As Canada is a mere two weeks into the longest federal election campaign in modern history, negative political advertisements have already made their rounds in the media. Targeted messages aimed at various ethnic groups will…

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EKOS Poll: Canadians Want Elizabeth May and a Traditional Debate, even if Harper boycotts

The Conservatives may have underestimated how much Canadians liked traditional media running the show, with new numbers from EKOS suggesting that not only do 74 per cent of Canadians want to see a major-network led…

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What Alberta’s Political Climate Means for this Fall’s Election

In concluding this series, I’d like to offer some context to what happened on May 5 in the Alberta provincial election and some insights on what, if anything, it might mean for federal party prospects…

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Election 2015, By the Numbers

Politics, generally speaking, is about reason and passion, intellect and emotion. Elections, on the other hand, always come down to numbers. The party or candidate that gets the larger numbers wins (almost always). With Canada’s 42nd general election…

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