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Will Justin Trudeau’s Liberals win the 2021 election?

With the NDP polling better than they were in 2019 and the Liberals holding onto a minority government, can Trudeau win again if an election is held this autumn?

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Ottawa to spend $1.9 million on anti-racism projects in Alberta

The 10 projects will receive about 10% of the funding available through the federal programme this year.

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New poll: Canadian voters want Jagmeet Singh as prime minister

Voters find him more favourable than Trudeau or O’Toole and think he would do a better job as prime minister than the other two.

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Trudeau govt pledges half a billion dollars for Alberta communities

The feds are increasing annual funding by $10 million over last year, plus they’re including $243 million in one-time top-up funding.

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Lethbridge MP Rachael Harder could get under 50% in next election

This could be the worst showing for a conservative MP in over 50 years.

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Alberta announces plan to subsidize childcare using federal funding

The UCP government will receive $290 million over 4 years, yet announced plans to spend $45 million on childcare subsidies.

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The anti-queer politics of Lethbridge and Alberta

How many pride flags have been burned or torn down in Alberta in the past 5 years? How many Pride crosswalks have been vandalized? If your answer is greater than zero for either, there’s a problem. In Lethbridge, the Pride crosswalks downtown were vandalized twice in the summer of 2017. During the month of June […]

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Federal NDP jump 3 points in latest poll

This puts them only 7 points behind the Conservatives.

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Federal committee approves NDP motion to explore electoral reform

A 12-person House of Commons committee recently voted 7–4 in favour of an NDP motion to form a citizen’s assembly on electoral reform.

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Canada’s (and Alberta’s) gender wage gap during the pandemic

Female part-time workers in Canada made more than their male counterparts over the last year. It was the reverse for full-time workers.