Elections Canada has made an awful mess of voter registration for the 2015 federal election. It’s a mess that recalls bad memories of the 2011 robocall scandal. Stephen Harper is partly to blame.
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While implementing draconian cuts to essential social services through the 2014 federal budget, the Harper government contributed $8 million to the Republican Party-linked International Republican Institute to fund projects in Ukraine.
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Justin Trudeau blindly endorses the secretive Trans-Pacific Partnership deal, and then attacks Stephen Harper for failing to be transparent “especially in regards to what Canada is conceding”.
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Internet expert and Uof Ottawa prof Michael Geist discusses the “most fundamental digital issue” missing from the 2015 federal election conversation – “universal, affordable broadband Internet access.”
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Struggling to figure out why you should dump Conservative MP Rick Dykstra? He reportedly bought booze for underage girls at the Mansion House nightclub in St. Catharines, where he is seeking re-election during the Oct. 19 federal election.
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On October 5, Brigette DePape and other young activists will “Storm the Dorm” at university campuses to boost youth voter turnout during the 2015 federal election.
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The digital consumer watchdog SumOfUs has released a list of over 350 individuals who purchased their high profile public appointments by making substantial donations to the Conservative Party of Canada.
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Even ardent Conservative Party supporters are unhappy about the design, location and cost of the planned $5,5 million Memorial to the Victims of Communism memorial in Ottawa.
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Celebrated author Margaret Atwood is leading a group of 200 notable Canadian writers and artists demanding an immediate repeal of Bill C-51, Stephen Harper’s “secret police” legislation. C51, the artists argue, “directly attacks the creative arts and free expression in this country.”
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Lynton Crosby, the Australian political strategist Stephen Harper recently picked to reboot the Conservatives’ 2015 federal campaign, is linked to tax havens in Malta. Meanwhile, in 2014, Corporate Canada had a record $199 billion stashed in the world’s top 10 tax havens.
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The CBC’s just-revealed plan to sell buildings, including major production facilities in Toronto and Montreal, is part of Stephen Harper’s diabolical privatization agenda. It’s the culmination of his personal, ideology-driven crusade against the public broadcaster.
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A top Pentagon official has shot down Stephen Harper’s baseless warning that the country’s aerospace sector lose billions if Canada ditches its planned multibillion dollar F-35 fighter jet purchase.
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Did Lynton Crosby, the Australian “master of dog whistle politics”, have anything to do with Stephen Harper’s racist, divisive and xenophobic “old stock Canadians” line? It’s possible.
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Canadian environmentalists are demanding a complete overhaul of the National Energy Board, the federal board tasked with approving major energy and tar sands pipeline energy projects. They accuse the NEB of conflict of interest and deliberate suppression free speech.
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A new poll commissioned by the Council of Canadians reveals that progressive voters favour an independent assessment Harper’s controversial Canada-Europe Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA).
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Canadian actor Donald Sutherland urges voters to kick Stephen Harper out of office during the October 19 federal election, endorses NDP Leader Thomas Mulcair.
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Suzanne Legault, Canada’s federal information commissioner, is taking Stephen Harper to the Federal Court for withholding information relating to the Senate expenses scandal.
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Stephen Harper has hired Lynton Crosby, a racist Australian “master of dog whistle politics”, to reboot the Conservatives’ faltering 2015 federal election campaign.
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According to a new Forum Research poll, Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau is “just not ready” to replace Stephen Harper as Canada’s next prime minister.
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A leading Canadian refugee right group says last week’s tragic drowning death of Aylan Kurdi highlights the human costs of the Harper government’s inaction on the Syria’s growing refugee crisis.
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All Bloc Québécois candidate VirJiny Provost would want in the event that she was the sole survivor of a catastrophic nuclear attack is a “cellphone, a penis and lots of chips.”
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Newly-crowned Mrs. Universe, Ashley Callingbull, is calling on First Nations people in Canada to vote out Stephen Harper during the 2015 federal election.
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Energy East must respect treaty and Aboriginal rights, says the Ontario Energy Board in its just-released review of TransCanada’s proposed pipeline.
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Canadian rights defenders are warning that the RCMP is planning mass arrests of members of the indigenous Unist’ot’en First Nation using the country’s new police state law, Bill C-51.
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