The Canadian Progressive: Six ways Stephen Harper is killing Canadian democracy

Published on Monday January 7, 2013 by UFCW Canada Political Action Blog For many Canadians, the phrase “Canada: The True North Strong and Free” means that we are free to live in a democratic society where we have the right to freedom of expression and association, but under Government Boss Stephen Harper, many citizens are ...

350 or bust: Fossil Fuel Industry’s Bottom Line Will Destroy Our Climate: Do The Math

Wednesday night was one to remember. After a scramble to get my passport renewed (I only noticed last week it had expired over the summer), my husband and I traveled by ferry from Victoria British Columbia to take in the first night of Bill McKibben’s “Do The Math” tour in Seattle. McKibben and his 350.org ...

Occupy Ottawa: Conservatives Robocalls Scandal: What Canadians Are Saying

Thanks to the still-imploding Conservatives robocalls scandal, the end of the age of innocence in Canadian politics has begun. The scandal is being described in the kind of terms common in authoritarian countries. Only Federal …Read More