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The right to freedom of conscience and the NDP and Liberals.

Since both the NDP and the Liberals will not allow anti-abortion candidates to run for their respective parties, I suggest we need a new progressive party that will. We need a party that stands for the right of all people … Continue reading

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Wanted: Parliamentarians with independent minds

To counter the notion that elected officials should merely be delegates and blindly follow the party line, I think all elected representatives should subscribe to Edmund Burke’s principle of representative government. “.. it ought to be the happiness and glory … Continue reading

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