Northern Reflections: Feed The Hungry

The United Nations Right To Food Envoy, Olivier De Shutter, has taken the Harper government to task for its cavalier treatment of the hungry: The United Nations right-to-food envoy says the Harper government’s controversial decisions to scrap the long-form census and negotiate a free trade deal with Europe will make it more difficult to fight ...

Northern Reflections: The People They Don’t See

 When Stephen Harper appears on an international stage these days, he likes to toot his own horn. Canada, he says, is the best of the best. But, yesterday, Olivier de Schutter — the United Nations special reporter on the right to food — gave Canadians and the rest of the world some disturbing and embarrassing ...