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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 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 – 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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