Montreal Simon: Stephen Harper"s Outrageous Assault on Radio Canada

We know how much Stephen Harper hates the CBC. We know how he has slashed its budget, until it's swimming in its own blood. We know what he recently said about it:"First we’re going to get them on their knees and then we’re going to restructure them.”But now he has taken aim at Radio-Canada, and ...

From Orangutan: Dear English-speaking Canadians,

Please find, below, a handful of links to the few reports in English that fairly portray the current situation in Quebec concerning protests against proposed post-secondary education tuition hikes. Unfortunately, the English-language press has not done a stellar job in reporting the complexity of the key issues, something that is far more objectively chronicled in ...

politics on CAPS LOCK: Meeting the Candidates

I’ve made my mind up about who gets my #1 vote in the NDP leadership election, March 24, 2012, in Toronto. It’s Tom Mulcair. Almost every declared and non-declared (or expectant) candidate for the national NDP leadership were in Edmonton this weekend. At first, we heard that Paul Dewar was coming Saturday night for a ...