University of Ottawa prof and Internet law expert Michael Geist explains why the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) is one of Canada’s worst-ever policy moves. The post Michael Geist: The TPP is a Canadian Digital Policy Failure appeared first on The Ca… . . . → Read More: The Canadian Progressive: Michael Geist: The TPP is a Canadian Digital Policy Failure
In yet another example of pervasive misogyny in Canada, a new YouTube video shows Conservative MP Tom Lukiwski calling a provincial candidate an “NDP whore.” The post Conservative MP Tom Lukiwski called female candidate an “NDP whore” appeared… . . . → Read More: The Canadian Progressive: Conservative MP Tom Lukiwski called female candidate an “NDP whore”
Justin Trudeau unveiled his diverse 31-member cabinet as he was sworn in as Canada’s 23rd prime minister at Rideau Hall, the Ottawa official residence of the Governor General, Queen Elizabeth’s representative in Canada, on Wednesday, Nov 4, 2015.
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Stephen Harper has penned an I’m-a-nice-guy letter to the same federal public servants he terrorized, dictatorship-style, during his nine years in power.
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Ontario has passed a law to counter Strategic Lawsuits Against Public Participation (SLAPPs), lawsuits often used by deep-pocketed businesses to silence debate on public issues.
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With opinion polls and the corporate media already declaring Justin Trudeau the winner of the 2015 federal election, the late Jack Layton would tell Thomas Mulcair and the New Democrats: ”Don’t let them tell you it can’t be done.”
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A Vancouver-based data scientist recently identified 8 riding where voters can move a step closer to defeating Stephen Harper – and installing Thomas Mulcair as Canada’s next prime minister – by strategically voting NDP on Oct. 19.
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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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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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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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Canadians’ ever-increasing hunger for changer from the dictatorial Stephen Harper regime would make the late NDP leader Jack Layton proud.
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The employment minister wore a Conservative Party of Canada T-shirt to an event promoting the Government of Canadas’ Universal Child Care Benefit program. That’s not OK, ex-Ethics Commissioner Mary Dawson ruled back in 2010.
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An NDP federal government will repair Canada’s relations with First Nation, Inuit and Métis peoples, Mulcair told the Assembly of First Nations this week.
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A new study accuses the Harper govern of mismanaging Canada’s defence procurement, recommends ditching planned purchase of expensive F-35 fighters jets.
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For comedian John Oliver, the host of HBO’s Last Week Tonight, Canada’s Senate expenses scandal is “the most Canadian of scandals”.
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The Harper Conservatives accuse the Liberals of “decades of racism” dating back to Liberal PM Mackenzie King, who served from 1921 to 1930 and 1935 to 1948.
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Sen Pierre-Hugues Boisvenu resigned from the Conservative caucus after learning that he will likely be the target of an RCMP probe recommended by the auditor general.
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The United Church of Canada wants “clear reassurance” that Prime minister Stephen Harper does not intend to criminalize Canadians critical of Israel.
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Canadians have a moral obligation to revolt against Stephen Harper’s efforts to criminalize both legitimate criticism of Israel and support for Palestinians.
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The prospect of a Rachel Notley-led New Democrat government in Alberta terrifies Premier Jim Prentice, the Harper Conservatives and their Big Oil backers.
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Shit Harper Did warriors ambushed Industry Minister James Moore’s little party and rebuked the Conservatives’ “pathetic response” to the recent Vancouver oil spill.
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A billionaire telecoms tycoon has told an Egyptian court that Mohamed Fahmy, a journalist and Canadian citizen, “has no relation to the Muslim Brotherhood”
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Canada’s first annual Rights and Freedoms March, a celebration of the anniversary of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, launches in Vancouver on April 17.
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More than 100 rights organizations and prominent individuals have signed a letter demanding the immediate and unconditional dismissal of Harper’s police state Bill C-51.
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