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Harper Watch, September 7 to September 30, 2015


FEATURE New book by former PBO, Kevin Page Toronto Star – Former budget watchdog Kevin Page bites back in new book It became very personal. Intimidation and fearmongering were all too common tactics of the Harper government. They were a … Continue reading

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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 – 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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