Posts Tagged ‘ Niki Ashton ’

Is Mulcair taking the lead in federal NDP race (and will Crawley be new Liberal Party of Canada President)?

Jan 10th, 2012 | By | Category: In Brief

[UPDATED JANUARY 18]. The main event in Canadian progressive politics this week is the biennial convention of the federal Liberals in Ottawa – Friday, January 13 to Sunday, January 15.  Our first big hope here is that the Grits in their wisdom vote YES for resolution 114 : “Canadian Identity in the 21st Century … […]

Manitoba New Democrat convention: even in Canada the socialism that’s winning is conservative

Oct 18th, 2009 | By | Category: In Brief

Manitoba New Democratic Party leadership conventions are not always as poignant as the one that took up the better part of a Saturday afternoon on CBC Newsworld yesterday. But in this case Canada’s alleged social democratic party was also choosing a provincial premier – to replace the retiring Gary Doer, who is going to Washington […]