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Harper Watch – June 13 to July 12, 2015


FEATURE Voices/Voix – Dismantling Democracy Stifiling Debate and Dissent in Canada COMMENTARY National Observer – Bill McKibben: “Canada is an obstructive and dangerous force upon the planet” The legacy of Stephen Harper’s government is a disregard for the environment, McKibben said … Continue reading

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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 – February 25 to March 9, 2015


COMMENTARY  ipolitics – Michael Harris: More red meat for the hang-‘em-high crowd In the kick-ass rodeo of Canadian politics, Stephen Harper has created a new event: Trojan horseback riding.  C-51 is supposed to confer safety and security on Canadians. Hidden inside … Continue reading

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Harper Watch – February 15 to 24, 2015


THE ANTI TERROR ACT – IS IT “PUBLIC SECURITY” OR THE ROAD TO FASCISM? Times Colonist – Amid security debate, former PMs call for better intelligence accountability Four former prime ministers and several retired Supreme Court members are among almost two … Continue reading

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