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Liberals tack right, jettison progressive policy

by JBB — last modified Feb 21, 2017 08:30 PM
Duncan Cameron | Rabble.ca | Team Trudeau have decided they have less to fear from the NDP profiting from the Liberal shift to the right, than from disgruntled Ontario Tories getting out in big numbers to vote against them.

Bus drivers call for national strategy to protect them on the job | CBC

by Faiz Ahmed — last modified Feb 21, 2017 02:08 PM
"Winnipeg public transit bus driver Irvine Jubal Fraser was killed on February 14, after being stabbed multiple times by a passenger. He was 58-years-old. Since the murder, transit workers are coming forward with their own stories of passengers abuse — from bullying and harassment, to spitting and assault — despite many drivers being forbidden to speak out."

Justin Trudeau on electoral reform: deception, cynicism, and misrepresentations

by JBB — last modified Feb 21, 2017 09:51 AM
Christo Aivalis | Canadian Dimension | The year 2015 will be the last federal election under the First Past The Post (FPTP) electoral system. This was the promise Justin Trudeau made during the 2015 campaign. But Trudeau’s Liberals have abandoned this campaign plank, based on a cynical series of lies and misrepresentations of their own promise, along with what the actual effect of ER is.
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