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Federal government proposes letting people voluntarily contribute more to CPP

The Conservative government is proposing to let Canadians voluntarily contribute more to the Canada Pension Plan to allow them to save more for their retirement – a significant policy shift just months before the fall federal election. 625 more words


Adbusters launches 'mind bomb' campaign to get Harper out of office — starting with ad during NHL playoffs

Adbusters aired an attack ad against Stephen Harper during an NHL playoff game on Monday — calling it the start of a “blowback campaign” against the prime minister. 391 more words


Election campaigns: where good (and questionable and touted) bills go to die

OTTAWA — At least three pieces of the Harper government’s tough-on-crime agenda stand to die next month when Parliament shuts down for the summer in just a few weeks. 1,104 more words


NDP or Conservative ad? Tory attack ad has striking similarities to 2011 NDP ad

WATCH ABOVE: Did the Conservatives base their new commercial on a 2011 NDP ad? Watch the video above and decide for yourself.

The Conservative party released a new attack ad this week aimed at Justin Trudeau in the lead-up to October’s federal election. 287 more words


Full Pundit: Ottawa, a capital without shame

Look who’s championing democracy
In a piece in the National Post that’s either hilariously tone-deaf or remarkably ballsy — pick one — Senator David Wells… 715 more words

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Letters: Find another place for communism victims memorial

Re: Most Canadians oppose communism victims memorial: poll, May 25.

The Conservative government cannot afford to disregard the growing widespread opposition to the construction of the Memorial to the Victims of Communism within the boundaries of the judicial precinct. 289 more words

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Robyn Urback: Attack ads are the best source of unintended comedy. Why do people hate them?

It’s here again: one of my absolute favourite times of year (or couple of years), wherein television, radio and social media streams are taken over by catchy slogans, evocative music and one particularly effervescent, smiling bearded man. 643 more words

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