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Harper Watch – May 17 to June 12, 2015


COMMENTARY Toronto Star – Conservatives choose retaliation over redress when it comes to aboriginals: Tim Harper It is the default position of the Stephen Harper government.  If you encounter dissent, you demonize. If you are crossed, you take the low … Continue reading

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Harper Watch – May 1 to 18, 2015


COMMENTARY National Post (Andrew Coyne) – A telling 24 hours in Stephen Harper’s world (A damning piece by a columnist who is not known to be anti-Harper.) If one were to draw up an indictment of this government’s approach to … Continue reading

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Harper Watch – April 22 to 30, 2015


COMMENTARY iPolitics – Why the Harper government can’t let Omar Khadr go Stephen Harper’s obsession with Omar Khadr borders on the pathological. He has spent over half a million taxpayer dollars on battling Khadr in court and is about to … Continue reading

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Harper Watch – April 5 to 21, 2015


COMMENTARY iPolitics (Michael Harris) – Stephen Harper loves the smell of napalm in the morning Going after the Ukrainian vote in Canada is one thing. But sending troops, even as trainers, into Ukraine’s “fratricidal” civil war and confronting Russia is … Continue reading

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Harper Watch – March 26 to April 4, 2015


COMMENTARY National Post (John Ivison) –  Tories’ behaviour during anti-terror bill hearings borderline anti-democratic (If Tory lover John Ivison is worried, we should be apoplectic!) Even in the darkest days of the Second World War, Winston Churchill addressed the House … Continue reading

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Harper Watch – March 17 to 25, 2015


FOSTERING FEAR AND DIVISION Huff Post – Canadian Bar Association Denounces Anti-Terror Bill The Conservative government’s anti-terrorism bill contains “ill-considered” measures that will deprive Canadians of liberties without increasing their safety, the Canadian Bar Association says. The bar association objects … Continue reading

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Harper Watch – March 10 to 17, 2015


WE’RE STARTING WITH SOME VERY INSIGHTFUL HUMOUR THIS WEEK Rabble.ca (Gerald Caplan) – Everything you need to know about the Middle East to keep you safe from Bill C-51 Islam, like all religions, is divided. As you observed, there are … Continue reading

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