Monthly Archives: July 2012

Harper Watch – July 19 to 25, 2012


COMMENTARY G&M  (John Ibbitson) – Like Energizer Bunny, Harper could go on and on The Prime Minister has gone from being an inexperienced newcomer in foreign affairs to one of the developed world’s longest-serving heads of government. He takes a … Continue reading

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Harper Watch – July 12 to 18, 2012


OPINION Calgary Herald (Kris Kotarski) – Harper and Putin, birds of a feather While a Canadian “climate of fear” obviously differs from its harsher Russian equivalent, it should nonetheless concern Canadians that their Prime Minister is taking pages right out … Continue reading

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Harper Watch – July 5 to 11, 2012


CUTS TO SCIENCE ipolitics (Michael Harris) – The day the earth moved in Ottawa While the prime minister was flipping flapjacks at the Calgary Stampede,…. the political earth was moving in Ottawa. Not an earthquake, just a solid tremor worthy … Continue reading

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Harper Watch – June 29 to July 4, 2012


CANADIANS ARE FIGHTING BACK ipolitics (Michael Harris) No science, no evidence, no truth, no democracy Harper has punished NGOs, community groups, journalists, and civil servants for even subtle departures from the path of Dear Leader…….  But sometimes even bullies overplay … Continue reading

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