NDP plan a gutsy gamble

Republished from the Brandon Sun print edition September 13, 2014

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Thomas Mulcair- c. 2014 Brandon Sun- Winnipeg Free Press

Either Thomas Mulcair is a soothsayer or he is desperate.

The NDP leader and leader of the official Opposition has drawn a line in the sand, stating he and his party would reveal “concrete” platform proposals more than a year ahead of a proposed election.

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Signs election season is upon us

Republished from the Brandon Sun print edition September 6, 2014

Mayoral signs Brandon
Photo courtesy of the Brandon Sun- Tim Smith.

For an election that has remained pretty silent the last couple of weeks, it appears the battle for Brandon boulevards and billboards has begun.

After an extended weekend that saw the launch of a new school year in its wake, much of the electioneering seems to have jumped a gear or two with candidates honing in on the seven weeks leading up to the municipal election.

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