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Is the NDP ready to gamble?

By Gerry Nicholls      

If Robert Fox carries through with his promise and does link the NDP to left-wing activists it will be a bold gamble. Mind you, given where the NDP is right now, what does the party have to lose?

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OAKVILLE, ONT.—Robert Fox, the new national director for the federal NDP, recently declared he was ready to make a move that’s packed with political risks. Naturally, he didn’t exactly put it that way. The way he did put it was to say that under his watch New Democrats were going to do much more to support those Canadians who actively engage in left-wing causes. “We’ve got lots of activists we only really tap into at election time,” he

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