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Opinion: How Canada found an antidote to Lynton Crosby’s venom

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By Lisa Chang Lynton Crosby’s wedge strategies and dog whistle politics helped unpopular conservative prime ministers in Australia, New Zealand and the United Kingdom to retain power. But the ‘Lizard of Oz’ failed so miserably in Canada, that his partner

Defeated Harper supporters call for independent “Republic of Western Canada”

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Supporters of defeated Prime Minister Stephen Harper are calling for an independent “Republic of Western Canada” covering Canada’s western provinces after the Liberal Party swept to power in the general election on Monday. Harper’s Conservatives, who only managed 99 seats

Conservatives facing criminal investigation over election law violation for the 4th election in a row

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The Conservative Party of Canada is facing a criminal investigation over allegations that one of its candidates ordered senior members of his campaign team to tear down opponents’ election signs while putting up his own, making it the fourth time

Harper privately met Brampton sign vandals, photos show

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Prime Minister Stephen Harper privately met the men caught on tape vandalizing Liberal and NDP signs while putting up signs for the Conservative candidate, photographs show. The men, who have been identified as Balkar Jhutti and Harvinder Rai of Brampton,

Lynton Crosby’s partner ramps up efforts to distance firm from Harper campaign

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The partner of the Australian wedge strategist brought in last month to salvage Stephen Harper’s faltering re-election bid, who earlier tweeted that Lynton Crosby is no longer in Canada, is ramping up efforts to distance their firm from the Conservative

Election 102: Voter Due Diligence

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Stephen Garvey, Leader of Democratic Advancement Party of Canada (DAPC) The Canadian electorate has a vital role in our democracy in ensuring that Canadians who best represent their constituencies and country get elected. A case can be made that the