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Fringe Candidates Raise a Little Hell Come Election Time

Published: Oct 13, 2015, CBC News - Politics

Why I Just Voted NDP

Published: Oct 10, 2015, stevepatterson.ca

Dear Canadian voters,

I took advantage of advance polls and placed my vote this weekend. Which is a good way to work up an appetite for Thanksgiving. I voted for Tom Mulcair’s NDP.

This isn’t all that surprising given the fact that I host a comedy debating show on CBC. So I am pretty much the practitioner of everything Stephen Harper hates: open debate, our public broadcaster and a strong sense of humor.

But why didn’t I vote Liberal?

Because while Justin has performed admirably in this campaign, I’m afraid I agree with the Conservatives on one thing: he simply …

A Pot full of Promises

Published: Oct 05, 2015, CBC News - Politics