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Stephen Harper terminates postal strike

Mail service should resume within days after weary members of the House of Commons ended a 58-hour marathon filibuster by passing back-to-work legislation for locked-out Canada Post employees.

Postal workers request public support: Canadian Union of Public Employees

The Official Opposition NDP is conducting a filibuster in the House of Commons to defend free collective bargaining and to oppose back-to-work legislation (Bill C-6) aimed at the Canadian Union of...

Jack Layton kicks off NDP convention saying party will form next government

Jack Layton kicked off the NDP convention Friday with a bold prediction that the one-time protest party is on its way to becoming the next government of Canada. The NDP leader said Canadians are...

Poll suggests NDP election day support has solidified

OTTAWA -- A new poll suggests New Democrats appear to have consolidated their support as official Opposition to the Harper Conservatives, particularly among women and urban voters. As a new...

NDP's Layton tours Quebec flood region

ILE AUX NOIX, Que. -- With cane in hand and sporting a pair of thigh-high boots, Jack Layton treaded into Quebec's flood waters and into the controversy over Ottawa's performance throughout the...

Hockey nightmare

I had the strangest dream the other night. I was on the NDP hockey team, playing in a three-team game against the Liberals and the Conservatives. I was not actually supposed to have any ice time -- I...

Layton promises to maintain Quebec Commons standings and defend French language

MONTREAL -- NDP Leader Jack Layton says he won't let down his new supporters in Quebec and will propose practical measures defending the language and culture of Quebecers. He says the NDP will start...

MPs lap up free trips courtesy of groups, foreign governments

OTTAWA - From Disney to Doha, MPs are lapping up free travel courtesy of foreign governments, advocacy groups and business organizations. An analysis by The Canadian Press of sponsored travel reports...

Paging Western Canada

The Canadian political equilibrium has been seriously perturbed. Where will it settle? Two Party State? A renewed Liberal Party? Western Canada may hold the key.

The Liberals' big defeat a long time coming

DECISION 2011: Party poorly organized, thin on the ground, eaten up by factions, apathy among followers, says SFU prof.