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March 26, 2009
  Communist leader talks economics in CalgaryPDF files may take a moment to load

Blame for the current economic crisis has been leveled at both the financial institutions who lent money to underqualified borrowers and people who accepted and sought those loans in the first place. Communist Party of Canada leader Miguel Figueroa believes that the crisis is in no way the fault of the working class.

"We didn't cause this crisis and we don't think it's important for the working class and ordinary people in this country to pay for this crisis," he said on the phone from Saskatoon.

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March 19, 2009
  Liberals revamp community communicationPDF files may take a moment to load

The new leader of the Alberta Liberals and a former Edmonton Member of Legislative Assembly have teamed up to revamp the Liberal party and attract voters.

After nearly four decades of a Progressive Conservative majority, Dr. David Swann set up a Renewal Committee to write the terms of reference for a thorough renewal process.

Swann was elected as leader on Dec. 13, 2008.

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November 20, 2003
  Martin and the WestPDF files may take a moment to load

Heavy coats and snow-draped boots filled the lobby of the Jack Singer Concert Hall Wed., Nov. 9 as people poured in from the bitter cold.

"He brought the snowstorm," explained business lawyer and Liberal activist Ian Schofield with a wry smile. "Paul Martin's very concerned about our tourism industry."

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November 21, 2002
  John Manley consults with U of C studentsPDF files may take a moment to load

Honourable John Manley, Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister, consulted U of C students about the future budget on Wed., Nov. 13, 2002.

"Canada is one of the countries that actually makes the world work," said Manley. "I think we can be a Northern Tiger. Canada is in a position to be a magnet for talent and investment, to maintain the leadership role we're building in the world."

Manley feels the future budget needs to have two bases.

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October 24, 2002
  Student club supports Paul MartinPDF files may take a moment to load

Federal Politics may not have much to do with campus life, but the new Paul Martin for Prime Minister Club sees things differently.

"The idea of our group is to present the ideas of Paul Martin," said club President Bryan West. "Many of us are members of the [U of C] Liberal Association."

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