Cowichan Conversations: Harper Rigged the Game and Stacked The Deck. Natives Withdraw From Enbridge Hearings!

Richard Hughes-Political Blogger You have to hand to our neocon Prime Minister Stephen Harper. He can manage a straight face and studied and affected ‘cool demanour’ as he jams ‘Omnibus Bills’ down our throats, puts Canada’s rivers, lakes and coastines up for grabs. Treaties fall to the greed of the oil and gas crooks and ...

The Disaffected Lib: When Is a Public Hearing Not a Public Hearing?

Can you call something a “public hearing” when you refuse admission to the sitting Member of Parliament for the area you’re holding your meeting? Newly-minted Victoria NDP MP Murray Rankin was left wondering just that after he was denied access to the Northern Gateway hearings now underway in Victoria. Rankin wasn’t elected yet by the ...