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  • #website My EDA is listed as Essex on the website.
    I am in Bruce Grey Owen Sound

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    • Count yourself lucky that your riding is at least in Canada. (LOL)
      Is your riding one of those affected by boundary changes?

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    • Bill
      You should be able to change that.
      • At the top of THIS page, click ”My Profile”
      • On THAT page, click ”Edit” (in the ’blue menu bar’)
      • Scroll down – See ’Riding’ – Make the change
      • Scroll to the bottom of the page
      • Click ;save’
      That will cost you a beer at the next Biennial
      Best, Gregg Guptill

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      • Thanks, Gregg, that is useful information. Unfortunately there are a number of ridings in Alberta, British Columbia, Ontario and Québec that don’t show up in the menu yet.

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        • Thanks. I didn’t realize I was listed as Hamilton Mountain until this thread. I’m in Kitchener Centre or Waterloo.

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        • The Bruce Grey Owen Sound number changed from 35026 to 3501 as a result of the 2013 Redistribution (and also as a result that in the last Redistribution our number was assigned on an alphabetical basis assuming that our riding name was going to be Grey Bruce Owen Sound). My assumption is that LPC has changed the drop-down list numbers but has not…[Read more]

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    • I had a similar problem. I think it was a glitch. Easy to fix under your profile.

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  • #website
    I see that Kirsty Duncan is still seen as the representative for Environment when she lost that ”shadow cabinet” role several months ago.

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    • Where do you see that?

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      • Doug:
        If you look on the left side where they show the hatch tag topics under ”Caucus Discussions”, it shows the name of the prime person in grey.
        Like Bob Rae who is now on a special project with the First Nations is still shown as prime for ”Renewal”.
        It would seem that a number of these names should be updated.

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        • Thanks for pointing that out – I hadn’t noticed. I seldom look at those hash-tag blocks. When information like that is so out of date, it looks as though no one cares to keep it up to date … which makes it less useful.

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          • Doug:
            I put this comment into the ”website” section because I thought who ever looks after this site would read it.
            Maybe they only read it once a week and that’s fine as long as they have time to do something about it.

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  • Peter Matwyuk posted an update 1 year ago

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    Just wondering why the site is using the easy solution of wordpress when it could be using a technology that offers much more including far better security such as Drupal?

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    • I’m a web developer too and have worked with several open source packages including Drupal. I know WP isn’t the best solution for a large portal but I also understand why it was chosen. The they have too much invested in the WP solution to start over with something else.

      I configured an SMF package (as a pilot project) in spring 2012 – with…[Read more]

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  • Chris Stewart posted a new activity comment 1 year ago

    In reply to: Chris Stewart posted an update #renewal CBC interviewed Susan Delacourt on ’Shopping for voters’ http://www.cbc.ca/player/Radio/ID/2410163897/ In it she talks about selling politicians like ’Cans of soup’ and […] View

    If I could I would edit this to also be about #constantcampaign
    #website masters, do you think we could get an edit button, even if it only works for say the first 5 minutes?

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  • Sang Riel posted an update 1 year, 3 months ago

    #website
    It isn’t a website that will detract from our commitment to the values of the Liberal party of Canada and the hard working individuals trying to make a difference. Keep up the good work, anything worth having takes time to nurture, including websites.

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  • #website … I’m really confused … I just (for the first time) visited https://justin.soapboxhq.com – this is a pretty good site and is apparently receiving about 100 new “ideas” a day and countless comments and votes on those ideas. No wonder this “community” site has been a dead lately.

    Why do we have two sites (three if we include…[Read more]

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    • Martin, I would like to view this site also, but once at the home page, nothing else will load.
      Hopefully Justin’s people will look into those problems.

      Whether we have one, or three sites, I hope we will get on with policy development openly, including Justin and his people, leading and inputting their ideas into the conservations.
      Something…[Read more]

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      • The “Justin” site works fine for me – I used both IE and Chrome.

        You have (perhaps inadvertently) hit the nail on the head … you twice refer to “Justin’s people” . Aren’t Justin’s people now our people and aren’t “our” people now Justin’s?

        Even the URL of the site bother’s me. Wouldn’t it better to rename that site as…[Read more]

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    • I have been wondering what was going on.
      For the past month this site has been a shadow of itself.
      At first I thought everyone was just worn out from the leadership race. With everything happening in Ottawa this site should be on fire.

      I didn’t even know there was another site.

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    • I was at a fundraiser last evening and Mr. Butts was the key speaker. He touched upon the soapbox site a little bit. The site was designed by a group from Toronto and it served Justin’s team very well over the leadership race. My guess as to why they prefer that site is that is open to all Canadians, not just Liberals. You get better fundraising,…[Read more]

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    • Hey Martin:
      I just received my first email in a long time from info@liberal.ca regarding “daily digest of activity”.
      IT WAS EMPTY !!!!!

      Obviously transition politics and issues are playing themselves out. This could be Justin’s biggest short term challenge.

      He handled the CON’s attack ads superbly. He’ll get this sorted out soon enough I…[Read more]

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  • #website #renewal
    I am a new liberal. Joined last year after the massive defeat. I did not view this as a setback, but rather an opportunity to become involved as the party now seemed open to a re-evaluation of itself and become a party that the citizens of this country could identify with and identified with them, a party of principles that…[Read more]

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    • Hi Edward,

      Thanks for the great post. You’re right that the activity seems to have slowed down a bit here in the community. It’s nothing to worry about because folks probably just need a bit of a breather after the sustained excitement and passionate (to say the least!) discussions that took place here during the leadership race.

      As for…[Read more]

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    • Haven’t been posting much lately, life has been busy. The weather finally got nice and I try to spend as much time as I can playing in my garden. It cuts down on the time I spend reading and posting. Can you tell that it’s damp cold and wet today by the number of my posts?

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    • Welcome Edward! I am not sure about your riding but mine is possibly changing with the redistribution so I am waiting to see what happens. There are lots of interesting topics that come up here and I did take a class in Liberal U that was very interesting. I hope to help out in my riding EDA once things get ironed out.

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    • Greetings Edward, there seems to be another means of discussion that I wasn’t aware of in the Justin Blog site. It is quite active and the discussion is lively. I am curious to know whether these discussions will create grassroots influenced policy. Does the Policy Chair keep an eye on these threads and is there currently planks for our next…[Read more]

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  • #website
    How about add the ability to donate from Paypal. Some of the leadership candidates had it and it makes donating very easy. Liberal Party of Canada doesn’t and it’s much less motivating to write and mail a cheque. Should we really be promoting the use of credit cards?

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    • PAYPAL would be great.

      I cannot count the number of times I was going to donate but did not have my credit card info at hand.

      Probably came back to donate 50% of the time. I know I am not alone in doing this. Once the moment is past it is easy to forget about it.

      I promise to make an additional donation to the party as soon as I get…[Read more]

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    • Good news: Donating through PayPal is currently in testing and will eventually be available.

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  • #website I was wondering if the section ’community’ could not be re-titled into something more dynamic and attractive like ’future talk’ – where we talk about how to make Canada better. Community is reallly bland.

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    • Hi William, Thank you for the feedback, we’ll take it under consideration. We chose community because we felt it encompassed what the Liberal Membership was, a community. It is not just to talk about the future, but also to talk about organizing Liberals into making that future a reality. Therefore keeping it to something that encompasses all of…[Read more]

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  • #website
    Hello everyone. Can someone direct me please to the extranet? I’ve been there plenty of times, but can’t find it now. I’m looking for a form I didn’t know existed, but now I need it apparently. Thanks!

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  • Douglas Brydges posted a new activity comment 1 year, 6 months ago

    In reply to: Brian Rice posted an update Now that Leadership is over, it is time to get back to the work of building the party and working towards the 2015 election. I would like to suggest that every riding consider holding […] View

    #website
    Thanks for the pep-post Brian. In the meantime, do we have a new website banner in the works? The welcoming splash page is great BTW.

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  • #website
    Is anyone else finding these discussion threads to be a bit dysfunctional today? I’m finding most of the reply buttons aren’t working at all and even when I do get one to work it takes several minutes before it finishes processing. This isn’t convenient at all.

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  • Shawn posted a new activity comment 1 year, 7 months ago

    In reply to: Shawn posted an update #website Is anyone else turned off from posting to/reading this site because you have to scroll down 90% of the page before you find a different topic than whatever the argument of the day […] View
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  • Shawn posted an update 1 year, 7 months ago

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    Is anyone else turned off from posting to/reading this site because you have to scroll down 90% of the page before you find a different topic than whatever the argument of the day is?

    Currently (before posting this) the top 3 threads on this page is about co-operation/no co-operation/democratic reform, and it’s pretty much the same…[Read more]

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    • My thoughts exactly. It is turning me off coming to this site.

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    • People are losing sight of the fact we still have to get people coming to Liberal events, fix the EDAs and attract individuals who will want to run.

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    • All these separate topics should be made collapsable threads, and should be collapsed by default.

      Also, the forum site is extremely slow.

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    • Serg, you idea is great. Having to scroll down 70 plus comments that are usually 3 or 4 people debating each other is getting to be rediculous.
      Option to bypass to next feed would be great. As an ex IT person I know this can be done without any problems.

      Now lets keep this at the top to prove a point.

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    • Point Proven…

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    • I don’t read this although I get the digest every day. There is too much low-level detail and it’s too hard to distill out the topics I am interested in or feel I can contribute. I recommend a different format where individual topics are listed in a directory that can be easily browsed and specific topics explored…

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    • I really like the idea of all main topics being collapsed by default.
      The posts with new comments rising to the top was actually a feature we implemented after members mentioned that people would post new threads instead of commenting on existing one to get their comments at the top of the pile. There are always downsides to everything. I do…[Read more]

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      • Collapsing threads would be make things easier to see the different threads. Great idea Sergiy

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      • Excellent idea for the threads being collapsed – I assume we mean all subsequent comments and leave the first four lines of the original post with the [Read more] and an [Expand]

        On the sorting by date, ideally what I would like to see is two date sort options:

        1) Sort descending on “Date of original post”
        2) Sort descending on “Date of last…[Read more]

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        • I like those 2 different sorting options. Does anyone use the sort by rating option? I suspect not and I think we would be fine with removing it to make room for the other options.

          My only concerns is with how to best represent these sort options to the user. I wouldn’t want to assume that everyone understands the distinctions between a ‘post’…[Read more]

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          • Whenever I am searching for something I tend to lean towards ”Most recent post” I would scroll. I never sort by rating. Couldn’t there be a Youtube video showing how to navigate the wall?

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          • I don’t use the sort by rating.

            Maybe use ”Date Created” vs. ”Last Updated” ?

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      • Thanks for responding Stéphane, and for your suggestions (and everyone else’s)! I agree that collapsing is a great way to handle things. That way the popular – but long – threads stay near the top, but don’t bury other threads.

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    • I hope this is rectified soon. The tone of the wall is going downhill. I want to see constructive discussion about issues. Some of the posts have gone in a very negative direction. This is not the Liberal Party I want to be a member of.

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    • Thanks Milinda, we will make this change and implement something like the collapsible threads. Sadly it will take some time, we don’t have enough resources to dedicate to every project we’d want to accomplish. We are working on a Policy Lab, on tools for the leadership candidates and for helping people register as well as working on many things…[Read more]

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  • Shawn posted a new activity comment 1 year, 7 months ago

    In reply to: Milinda Jones posted an update Does any one else find the negative tone on the wall distasteful? Can we move in another direction? View

    I agree with you on this. I think, though, until the #website changes occur, the rest of us are stuck with having to ignore/scroll through the noise to find something worth reading/discussing.

    It’s pretty alarming to know that the increasingly toxic content of this page is public. Why would the CPC or NDP spend money on attack ads, when they…[Read more]

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    • Perhaps what would be more alarming would be for our own Liberal leadership candidates to engage the membership here in this community to improve the content and tone. Maybe they wouldn’t be any different.

      Or they might be too focused on getting their ’supporters’ registered than getting a message out or defending their positions.

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  • #website

    I’m finding the fact that 7 month old discussions are at the top of page somewhat ridiculous.

    How about something approaching a real forum so that months old ignorant comments can slowly fade away as we focus on better discussion threads?

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    • Andrew:
      I have made the point more than once that each topic should have a moderator. It could be one of us and it would not cost a dime .

      The moderator should make summaries from time to time of the relevant comments and then it would be OK to delete the preceding individual comments.

      You will find that this blog is pretty much run by a…[Read more]

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    • Andrew, the specific feature that makes it that a 7 month old thread goes to the top if someone posts a new comment on it is one that the community requested. It is exactly how a forum operates. threads with new posts rise to the top. Of course with a forum you don’t have any threading so you don’t know what the person is replying to, it is…[Read more]

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      • Whining because we demand better [ even if we already got what we asked for in the first place] is one of the things that unites us as liberals Stephane.How does that old Bertrand Russel quote go… forgot…i’ll have to look it up :)
        Just kidding. But this has become an annoying feature of this website[ to the degree i don’t much enjoy being…[Read more]

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        • Yes, People complained when popular discussions were off the top of main page, and they complain when they are on top of the main page. If someone wants to add it as a setting in the profile so that everyone can have it displayed in the order they want, most recently commented on or most recent post, we’d love that. Again, we want this to be…[Read more]

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          • Split the fourm, let people chose betweet most recent and most commented on. I hate reading stuff that is old to find some one made a comment seven months later. I have other things to do with my time. So, I’ve stopped comming here, every day, and come every 5 or 6 weeks, that is not the way it should be…

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      • Hi, thanks for the replies (everyone).

        If I might suggest — there are certainly forums that will raise a topic to the top of a forum when it gets new posts without driving everything else off of the page. Generally, topics with new posts are identified and people can “open up” the topics that they are interested in.

        At the same time, if the…[Read more]

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        • Hi Adam! Thanks, we are a firm believer is never building anything custom unless we really need to. We are running BuddyPress which is coded in PHP.

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        • Andrew:
          We already have such a forum that organizes comments within a topic by date, its called “LiberalConnect.ca” .

          Its fully featured and when you get an email notice that someone has replied to your comment, you can just click on it to arrive at the actual comment.

          And when you get there you have a series of features for “adding quotes”…[Read more]

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      • Stephane: A forum format should have a facility for archiving. Only current discussions need to be dealt with, while earlier information is still available but esoteric interest need to make an effort to retrieve it. I am sympathetic to your reluctance to custom build, which is an invitation to the wilderness and especially to the will of the…[Read more]

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    • This isn’t meant to be unconstructive Stephane, but I’ve been saying the same for ages. It isn’t a question of when a thread gets bumped or doesn’t. You can monkey around with the ordering all you want and it won’t change the basic problem. This isn’t forum architecture we’re using at all. It’s blogging architecture. A forum has many…[Read more]

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      • Thank you Jeff, Again, I don’t disagree. I believe the main discussion we’ve all been having on this is the objective and what do people want the role of the community to be. For what we intended the community to be, we did not feel a forum is the tool. Others have different objectives and ideas and those are all great. We’re taking all the…[Read more]

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        • Stephane, may I suggest that we have and fund raising email send to everyone, just like the ones used for by elections, but this time solely for the purpose of improving sites such as this one and prepare for all the inputs that will happen, should happen, if the site can handle it, for the upcoming leadership convention, and for the future.

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        • What was the community ”intended to be,” Stephane?

          Roy

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          • A Place for Liberals to discuss among members about things that matter to them. A way for Liberals in far away places who aren’t able to find Liberals to be able to find Liberals. For all those in ridings where our presence is scares who told us they wanted to be able to talk to other liberals. A way for people to meet each other and help them…[Read more]

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            • A very late comment here for you but I do think, if possible, this discussion opportunity should be kept up after the leadership is finalised. It has provided a useful link between people who are often marginalisd at the riding level, either through the normal propensity for established members to see no value in properly `taking in’ newer or…[Read more]

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        • Hi Stephane

          When do you expect the policy lab will be up and running?

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      • Thanks for pointing this out once again Jeff. I’ve also been making the same point ovre and over for some time as well.

        As far as I can tell, from both private discussions with Stephane and what’s he’s shared in these discussion threads (when it comes up) ….Liberal.ca does not have a well-structured, full-featured forum board system ofor two…[Read more]

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      • No one want to be unconstructive, but when nothing happens to solve an issue such as this, be prepared to take what ever comes your way, it ususlly is not nice.

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      • Jeff:
        I just made a comment on a number of features of Liberal connect to deal with the issue about organizing by date.

        Now about archiving, LiberalConnect.ca has a concept of “Pages” so you can hold a huge archive but still move quickly to the last page with the most recent comments.

        It just seems strange to me that we have this highly…[Read more]

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  • Shawn posted a new activity comment 1 year, 7 months ago

    In reply to: Shawn posted an update #website Is anyone else turned off from posting to/reading this site because you have to scroll down 90% of the page before you find a different topic than whatever the argument of the day […] View
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  • Milinda Jones posted a new activity comment 1 year, 7 months ago

    In reply to: Shawn posted an update #website Is anyone else turned off from posting to/reading this site because you have to scroll down 90% of the page before you find a different topic than whatever the argument of the day […] View
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  • #website

    again… the circumstances of the web-updates, circumstances and/or dynamics have prevented me from starting a new ‘web-thread’. (??!)

    Does this have something to do with…what?? Is it further to and/or a part of the continuous, quiet and confidential Ppotential, pervasive and persistent #harassment????!!!? that is upon me?

    Other…[Read more]

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    • David, I’m naturally inclined to think no one is really out to get ordinary folks like you or me. But I do recall the NDP had a little problem during their debates…although ( cough) that might have been us eh? :)

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      • Oh, I most sincerely hope it wasn’t. Every time someone (party) pulls crap like this, we lose another segment of our population. And we are in real danger that only the Conservative zombie-like supporters (not all Conservative supporters, just the ones that will defend absolutely everything and anything the Conservatives do) end up being the…[Read more]

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    • Hi David, Are you referring to the what’s happening box not showing up once in a while?
      This seems to be relatively random and is impacting pretty much anyone at random intervals (even staffers at the party office) it makes it very hard to find out what it going on. It is some kind of bug in the code but we’re not sure what, we’re still…[Read more]

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      • Ha ha. : ) i get the joke now. Maybe the code is written to imply that we should read other people’s comments first, then refresh the browser, and then perhaps comment ourselves, or read further updates from others, before using our own written speech.

        And in so doing, somewhere in the quantum corners of time we’ll be able to speak our minds and…[Read more]

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  • #website
    Stephane Boisvert,
    I see there are Private Groups set up on Liberal.ca for each riding. How do they work?

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