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Mulcair NDP increasingly appears to be Canada’s party of change

For the first time since Trudeau was chosen party leader two years ago, the change candidate now appears to be Tom Mulcair. At very least, the NDP is building momentum at the right time.

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National polls five months from election day are not predictors. They merely provide a view of a thin slice in time. They do, however, offer one constant that cannot be ignored. Regardless of your pollster or method of choice, or whether you pay them no heed, they will all tell you that as many as seven in 10 Canadians are—right now—not going to vote for the incumbent Stephen Harper government. Harper won a majority in 2011 with six

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