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Advice to Jack Layton: cut the rhetoric, says Grit

An NDP and Liberal coalition government was a prominent factor in the social maturing of Canadian culture. As recently as a few years ago I wrote salutations to Jack Layton for his ability to construct a balanced budget with the Martin minority government, but now there is a sense of foreboding with respect to the survival of the NDP.

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Advice to Jack Layton: cut the rhetoric, says Grit

An NDP and Liberal coalition government was a prominent factor in the social maturing of Canadian culture. As recently as a few years ago I wrote salutations to Jack Layton for his ability to construct a balanced budget with the Martin minority government, but now there is a sense of foreboding with respect to the survival of the NDP.

  

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Remembering Devon Jacobs Aug. 19, 2014

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Devon Jacobs, right, with Monte Solberg and Jim Armour at the 2012 Manning Networking Conference.

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Devon Jacobs with Liberal MP Scott Simms.

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Devon Jacobs with former colleague Jim Patrick, Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau and Liberal MP Mauril Belanger at the 2013 all-party party.

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Devon Jacobs, centre, with Conservative MPs (from left) Susan Truppe, Colin Carrie, Ted Opitz, Lynne Yelich and Eve Adams.

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