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Alexa!

Changing the Face of Canadian Politics

Alexa McDonough’s impact on Canadian politics cannot be measured solely by election victories or seat tallies. As the first female leader of a mainstream Canadian political party, she … 288 View
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Prologue

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A brief look at Alexa’s entry into the political fray and the women who inspired, supported, and pushed her to make such a difficult decision. Also a glimpse of the relationship and history … 6 $0.60 Add
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Before

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Delving into Alexa’s past by looking at the history of her parents. From the tumultuous relationship of her maternal grandparents to her paternal grandfather’s involvement in the … 24 $2.40 Add
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Coming of Age in an Age

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Starting with her childhood foray into ballet and its effect on her outlook and discipline, this chapter continues to chronicle Alexa’s educational pursuits. Includes her study in the field … 34 $3.40 Add
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Running From Hounds

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The budding of Alexa’s political career, the chapter explores her flirtation with the Liberal Party and her commitment to civic service and progress in Halifax, all while dancing ever … 38 $3.80 Add
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Belly of the Beast

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Chronicles her time at the head of Nova Scotia’s NDP, and as the province’s only NDP MLA. Explores her work and legislative battles, her passion, charisma, and magnetism, as well as … 58 $5.80 Add
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New Beginnings

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Focusing more on her personal life, this chapter chronicles Alexa’s divorce, the loss of her father to Alzheimer’s, and the twilight years of her time as the leader of the NDP. 31 $3.10 Add
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The National Stage

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Switching her focus to the federal stage, Alexa takes on the challenge of federal leadership. Chronicles her leadership and electoral campaigns, and the personal connections made along the way. 61 $6.10 Add
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There’s Life after Politics

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Looks at Alexa’s tenure as president at Mount Saint Vincent University and the early onset of her Alzheimer’s diagnosis. Details her triumph and struggle with dementia as the years … 17 $1.70 Add
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Trailblazer

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Explores Alexa’s impact on feminism and politics in Canada—her passion and compassion. 4 $0.40 Add