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It has been marvellous to see the winds of change blow through St. John’s City Council. The moratorium on massage parlours is over. Council has finally moved away from the ridiculous position of trying to legislate morality. The moratorium was not the work of this council. This council is largely

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I am not easily inspired by public marches and demonstrations. Too much time has passed. Too many things have happened. Too much water has gone under the bridge and after a time you think that nothing changes and that, while there are political changes and elections and promises, everything gets

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You know the only people who really seemed to care about Justin Trudeau getting dressing up as Aladdin in what was an Arabian Nights themed costume party seem to be white politicians running for office and a news media starved for a story.
Now I had this piece half

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Seamus O’Regan addresses party controversies, unity and door-to-door support ahead of October’s pivotal federal election
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Seamus O’Regan knows the fight ahead of him. He’s not naive to the shifts in the at times turbulent political landscape. Much has happened in four years. 2015 marked the dawn of the red

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Greg Malone’s MP bid with the Green Party goes well beyond politics
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“I swore I’d never run again,” the legendary Greg Malone jests as he eases into a reclining chair in The Herald’s boardroom.
And who could blame him? It’s been 19 years since the CODCO luminary ran for

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“In our age there is no such thing as ‘keeping out of politics.’ All issues are political issues, and politics itself is a mass of lies, evasions, folly, hatred and schizophrenia.”  — George Orwell
Oh, elections. Love to hate them, right? Even those passionate over politics can easily find themselves

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Canadians are off to the polls again in a federal election  and it’s great because I love elections. It was part of my work but now it’s a great spectator sport. My voting pattern is odd and uncertain. Little events will sometimes just move me in a certain direction. 
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