There's always plenty to chat about with Kady O'Malley.

On Wednesdays, CBCNews.ca's Politics blogger convenes a "people's caucus" to discuss and debate the issues of the week, so far.

Featured this week:

NDP Leader Tom Mulcair heads west for an oilsands tour on the same day the Pembina Institute coins the phrase "oilsands fever" to describe the economic impact of the sector on Canada's economy. Natural Resources Minister Joe Oliver accuses Mulcair of wanting to impose a destructive carbon tax, calling his "anti-resource development agenda" "staggering" and "ideological." What do you make of this debate?

Plus: What's your reaction to the severed foot mailed to the Conservatives' party office yesterday? 

And finally, as decided by our readers: We discuss Monday's decision by Conservative MP Ted Opitz to appeal the Ontario Superior Court ruling that voided the results of the last federal election in Etobicoke Centre because of voting irregularities.

 

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