Tag Archives: NDP

Yellow journalism courtesy of the Vancouver Sun

In today’s Sun, on the front page, above the fold is a political story.  There is never a political story on the front page, above the fold anymore, since all the big stories are about their good friends in government, … Continue reading

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Wrong and right

First, where I was wrong. I was wrong about Ontario.  Ontario complicates everything…   “Should I get on the wave?  I don’t know.  How warm is the water?  Oooh feels cold.” Yes, yes the NDP came alive in Ontario too, but … Continue reading

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Ian Reid’s guide to strategic voting

Don’t vote Liberal.  Really don’t vote Green. That’s it, but there are one or two caveats: If you live in Ontario, what are you thinking?  Get on board.  If you live in one of the handful of absolutely safe Liberal … Continue reading

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The Canadian values election

These charts tells us why the NDP is surging. It’s this simple and complex. They tell us who’s getting the benefits of growth and who isn’t.  The chart shows the really significant trend, which is the accumulation of income and … Continue reading

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The HST and the NDP

No BS?  What’s Up With That? There’s a story in this week’s Straight about the NDP and the HST – love those letter heavy sentences – featuring finance critic Bruce Ralston. The headline is “NDP admits it will be tough … Continue reading

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