U.S. President Barack Obama visited Ottawa this week for “The Three Amigos Summit” and addressed the Canadian Parliament. A pleasurable speech that had our legislators applauding again and again, it was. The post President Barack Obama’s addres… . . . → Read More: The Canadian Progressive: President Barack Obama’s address to the Canadian Parliament
The Ottawa Police Service confirms that the Canadian Forces member shot earlier today at the National War Memorial has died.
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NDP mass mailings broke House rules, Speaker confirms House administrators to advise all-party Board of Internal Economy on possible remedies
By Kady O’Malley, CBC News Posted: Jun 03, 2014 9:39 AM ET Last Updated: Jun 03, 2014 9:39 AM ET
Another fascinating chapter in the Con strategy of distracting from the Robo-Call trial going on right now..nothing like tossing a little dirt in the path of the Opposition to distract the voters from what may be a fascinating little bit of questioning of Sona’s pals and colleagues. Who knows, I have yet to see a single Parliamentary mailout that isn’t (Read more…)
Dear British Crown: honour Canada-First Nations treaties, revoke Bill C-45, and immediately fire Prime Minister Harper and Governor General Johnston: Please sign the PETITION: British Crown Must Honour Canada-First Nations Treaties, Revoke Bill C-45 now! Petition text: On the 28th January 2013, just 6 hours before the Canadian Parliament resumes in Ottawa, one of the READ MORE
Welcome to Harper v. Canada, a new column that digs deep to understand Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s current war against our democratic institutions, freedoms and dissent. The column uses two approaches to unravel Harper’s phony commitment to making Canada “the best country in the world: a) exhaustive excavation of Harper’s controversial past to reveal teachable milestones and b) opinion and analysis that tries to understand Harper’s current and future motivations.
Some preliminary highlights:
During a meeting in Montreal in 1997, Harper declared his unequivocal support for US conservatives, whom he told: “… your country, and particularly your conservative movement, is . . . → Read More: CANADIAN PROGRESSIVE WORLD: Harper v. Canada: Understanding Stephen Harper’s War Against Canada
Last summer Prime Minister Stephen Harper and the Conservatives demonstrated their tough stance on foreigners suspected of war crimes abroad. The suspects were rounded up, detained and deported. The sweep was the beginning of a crackdown on immigrants that also … Continue reading →
Starting at 12:01am today, I embarked on an indefinite hunger strike to demand that Canada’s new Safe Streets and Communities Act (omnibus crime Bill C-10) be immediately repealed. Earlier, I had appealed to the Governor …Read More
“Canada’s system of one-party-plus rule has stunted democracy.” – Stephen Harper (and Tom Flanagan) Not long ago, Stephen Harper suggested that “although we like to think of ourselves as living in a mature democracy, we …Read More