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The decline of Liberal brand in Canada continues unabated this fall

By Chantal Hébert      

Since the new year, the Liberals have lost a total of 60 seats at the federal, provincial and territorial levels. The NDP has gained 81 seats. Those numbers amount to more than just a spike in NDP fortunes.

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  MONTREAL—Anyone who has ever glanced at surrounding traffic in the side mirror of an automobile is familiar with the warning that objects are closer than they appear. It may be time for the Liberals to affix that message to their party’s windshield. Notwithstanding the party’s victories in Ontario and Prince Edward Island, the decline of the Liberal brand in Canada has continued unabated this fall. With only one provincial election left to go in 2011, the NDP

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