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Why local politics matters

Very few people know who their local councilors are and fewer still take an active interest in local politics. Most Canadians tend to see municipal politics as a sort of administrative affair – fixin...
Republican GOP Debate pannel featuring the frontrunners in the Republican primaries;

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U.S. Republican debate improves moderation

Things seem to be finally heating up in the U.S. Republican presidential primaries. Last week’s debate on Nov. 10, stood in stark contrast to the preceding debates and in a multitude of ways. Most in...
Democratic Presidential Candidates, Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton shaking hands;

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The 2015 US Democratic Presidential Debate

The first US Democratic presidential debate kicked off in Las Vegas on October 13. For the most part, there was no considerable change in the polling of the candidates before and after the debate. Hi...