Peace, order and good government, eh?: Mostly competent government

The Harper Government™ is so determined to stall the repatriation of Omar Khadr that it’s prepared to anger an ally and make itself look incompetent and duplicitous in the process. Public Safety Minister Vic Toews’s request last week for a sealed video interview conducted by U.S. psychiatrist Michael Welner and a report from psychiatrist Alan ...

Peace, order and good government, eh?: Your move, Vic.

Omar Khadr formally requests transfer home from Guantanamo Ottawa has received an application from convicted war criminal Omar Khadr to transfer from Guantanamo Bay to Canada. A spokeswoman for Public Safety Minister Vic Toews says the federal government is now making a decision “in accordance with Canadian law.” I’d be willing to bet that the ...