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Harper Government spent $7 million of your tax dollars to attack Justin Trudeau's position on marijuana

In yet another disgusting abuse of power and waste of taxpayers' hard-earned dollars by Stephen Harper and his government, it's now been confirmed that a laughable "Health Canada" ad campaign last fall - which featured dubious claims about non-existent science and a lot of misinformation - cost we taxpayers $7 million. Show More Summary

Canadian Provinces Take Lead on Climate Protection

Canada's federal government should follow the example of provincial regulations and unify the country's climate policy. Is Canada's Prime Minister Stephen Harper a "climate villain"? He has come out strong against a carbon tax, calling...Show More Summary

Canada’s Harper lied about ground combat in Iraq: Opposition

Canada’s opposition leader accused Prime Minister Stephen Harper on Tuesday of having lied when he promised no ground combat alongside airstrikes against the Islamic State group in Iraq. The accusation comes after Canadian special forces exchanged gunfire with Islamic State […]

A word from Stephen Harper

(Scott Johnson) Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper was a no-show at the march in Paris on Sunday, and he is taking some heat for it in Canada. From where we sit, however, it is a matter of profound national shame and embarrassment that the Prime Minister of Canada makes the president of the United States and his crew sound like cretins. Show More Summary

In Friday’s Sun: values, foreign affairs and elections

The morning of the Paris massacre, this surfaced on the Internet: “Stephen Harper’s willingness to be tough with terrorists and dictators – in effect, punching above Canada’s foreign policy weight class – is something to be admired, whether you agree with him or not. But will it pay electoral dividends? Can Harper actually win an […]

What $40 Oil Means for Canada’s Economy

What does Canada’s economy look like with oil prices at $40 a barrel? Certainly it won’t be the energy superpower envisioned by Prime Minister Stephen Harper. If $40 a barrel still seems a ways off...

Tuesday round-up: Harper finally meets with Wynne; Sudbury byelection looms

It's about time! After months of dumb stubbornness, Prime Minister Stephen Harper finally relented and met yesterday with Ontario's duly elected premier, Kathleen Wynne.She only got less than an hour with him to discuss the many important issues facing the province and the country. Show More Summary

Extra, Extra: Political Sit-Downs, Streetcar Hold-Ups, and Hockey Gold

3 weeks agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

Every weekday’s end, we collect just about everything you ought to care about or ought not to miss. It’s been a good long while—396 days, to be precise—since they last sat down together, but tonight, Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Premier Kathleen Wynne will finally be having another face-to-face meeting. Wynne’s been pushing for this […]

Stephen Harper's taxpayer-funded campaign of lies against marijuana backfiring...

Stephen Harper is being taken to task a lot lately for spending $600 million of taxpayers' hard-earned dollars on 'Government of Canada' advertising that does little more than promote his own partisan interests.The latest and most blatant...Show More Summary

The only coalition

…is the one you’ll see between Stephen Harper and Thomas Mulcair, agreeing that there should be as many leadership debates as possible. And you know why. Story by iPolitics on that, and other stuff, here.

Newsstand: December 12, 2014

2 months agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

Stephen Harper hasn't met with Kathleen Wynne in over a year, and yet he found time to meet with Mayor John Tory less than two weeks after Tory took office. How about that. Some more morning news: Corrections Canada rejects the cornerstone...Show More Summary

Like Canada's Harper Government, Obama Administration Muzzling Its Scientists

Cross-Posted from DeSmogBlog In recent years, Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper has come under fire for disallowing scientists working for the Canadian government to speak directly to the press. Photo Credit: U.S. Department ofShow More Summary

Like Canada's Harper Government, Obama Administration Muzzling Its Scientists

In recent years, Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper has come under fire for disallowing scientists working for the Canadian government to speak directly to the press.  An article published in August by The New Republic said “Harper's...Show More Summary

In Tuesday’s Sun: they’re disgusting, but they’re working

Political truths aren’t obscure.  Most of the time, they’re right out in the open, for all to see. Turn on your TV – or your radio, or your PC – and you will see one of the principal reasons why Stephen Harper is competitive, again.  Everywhere you look, everywhere you turn, your tax dollars are […]

Harper continues to snub Wynne; I guess he thinks he has too many lesbians in his life?

Stephen Harper is proving he can be as classless as the worst of men. I'm tired of his petty arrogance being described as "competence" and "good judgment" by his supporters and apologists.The man was never much of a leader and simply lucky, taking advance of opportunities handed to him on a silver platter. Show More Summary

Canadian F-35 Document Leak Confuses Fighter Procurement

Canadian defence sector stakeholders are scratching their heads yet again, following the leak earlier this month that suggested the government of Prime Minister Stephen Harper has not been upfront regarding its jet fighter procurement...Show More Summary

Justin Trudeau to protesters: 'Take a minute to explain'; Harper would've had them tackled and arrested

What a remarkable contrast! As we know, Stephen Harper has such tight restrictions at his events, only card-carrying Conservatives with long party histories can get in. No one except the most elite gets anywhere close to him. And most definitely, uninvited guests or average Canadians get zero chance to interact with him, let alone speak to the crowd. Show More Summary

Stephen Harper’s Anti-Labor, Anti-Science Agenda Pushes Union To Speak Out For The First Time

Critics have accused the Harper government of "muzzling" its climate and environmental scientists. The post Stephen Harper’s Anti-Labor, Anti-Science Agenda Pushes Union To Speak Out For The First Time appeared first on ThinkProgres...

In Tuesday’s Sun: ten reasons why I think Trudeau will win

Justin Trudeau remains the man to beat. Like it or not, it’s a fact. Herewith, ten reasons why: Liberals lead: Lately, Stephen Harper has performed well. On ISIS, on the attacks on the CAF, on the improving economy: he has looked Prime Ministerial. But polling averages don’t lie. Even now, the Liberals remain ahead of […]

Funeral held for soldier killed in Quebec car attack

3 months agoNews : The Newsroom

Mourners including Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper paid respects in Quebec on Saturday at the second of two funerals for soldiers killed in attacks police said were carried out independently by radical recent converts to Islam. Show More Summary

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