Northern Reflections: Corporate Canada’s Best Friend

In yet another sign that, for Stephen Harper, profits come before people, the Globe and Mail reports that Ottawa is signaling a radical shift in foreign aid: The federal government is signalling a profound shift in its approach to foreign aid that could see Canada’s international development agency align itself more closely with the private ...

Northern Reflections: Corporate Rule

Frances Russell lays bare what is really going on behind the Harper government’s trade agenda: Their real purpose is to repeal democracy, to elevate investor/corporate rights over the democratic will of the people. Corporations — not governments — become the decision-makers, the de facto rulers. This corporate coup d’etat is being accomplished through Orwellian investor ...