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The Canadian Progressive: Canada News Headlines: Stephen Harper – World’s Worst Talent Scout

Curated By: Obert Madondo | The Canadian Progressive | Feb. 27, 2013: Stephen Harper – world’s worst talent scout Sooner or later, the country is going to realize that there is something terribly wrong with Stephen Harper’s judgment. And sooner or later, the Conservative party is going to realize one-man bands are great until the tuba player runs out of breath. READ MORE

The Canadian Progressive: Thomas Mulcair Wants A Stronger Parliamentary Budget Officer for Canada

The Official Opposition leader’s private members’s bill seeks to reign in the belligerent Harper Conservatives. By Obert Madondo | The Canadian Progressive, Feb. 25, 2013: The CBC News is reporting that NDP leader Tom Mulcair will table a private member’s bill on Monday evening calling for the strengthening the mandate of the Office of the Parliamentary Budget Officer. “The READ MORE

The Canadian Progressive: Canada Politics News Watch on Monday, February 11, 2013: Morning Picks

By Obert Madondo | The Canadian Progressive, Feb. 11, 2013: Senator Patrick Brazeau: Brazeau symbolic of Harper’s indifference to First Nations – Winnipeg Free Press Brazeau, Harper and Idle No More – The Tyee Let’s talk about punishing mentally ill – Winnipeg Free Press Brazeau Just Latest Thrown Under Bus by Harper – The Tyee Editorial: Unreformed senator – Calgary Herald Canadian Senate: READ MORE

Canadian ProgressiveCanadian Progressive: Canada and U.S. news headlines on November 9 2012

These are the Canadian Progressive’s Canada and U.S. news headlines November 9, 2012. CANADA: The ugly truth about Stephen Harper’s foreign policy – Rabble.ca Disabled vets, ‘struggling’ widows line up to vent frustrations… . . . → Read More: Canadian ProgressiveCanadian Progressive: Canada and U.S. news headlines on November 9 2012

Canadian Progressive: Canada Politics News Roundup For Sunday, September 17, 2012

Here’s a selection of our key news headlines on the eve of the Canadian Parliament’s return for the fall session. It’s going to be another acrimonious session. But the real bad news is that a new Harris-Decima poll gives Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s Conservatives a 7-point lead over Thomas Mulcair’s New Democrats. But there’s also good news. If you’re a progressive activist, that is. First, Kitchener Conservative MP Stephen Woodworth is expected to attempt to reopen to abortion debate. Second, patent protection has emerged as a contentious issue in the next round of the Canada-European Union (EU) Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) talks. The roundup:

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CANADIAN PROGRESSIVE WORLD: Harper v. Canada: News Headlines On June 25 2012

Make no mistake about it. Canada’s progressive and democratic forces are converging around Prime Minister Stephen Harper and his burgeoning elected dictatorship. And Harper and his merry bunch of Conservative praise-fingers are feeling the heat.

At least according to the headlines in the last couple of days:

Election result challenge in federal court today – CBC News Tories zero in on Quebec with olive branch to separatists – Globe and Mail The Harper government and the separatists – Macleans.ca Harper government says it’s prepared to work with sovereigntist Parti Quebecois – National Post Harper still treads lightly in Quebec . . . → Read More: CANADIAN PROGRESSIVE WORLD: Harper v. Canada: News Headlines On June 25 2012