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Stephen Harper resigns: a highly-scientific™ poll

@stephenharper is resigning. #cdnpoli — Warren Kinsella (@kinsellawarren) May 25, 2016

Unbeaten Strasburg Fans 10, Nationals Hammer Harvey, Mets

5 days agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Unbeaten Stephen Strasburg struck out 10, Daniel Murphy homered against his old team and Bryce Harper finally got a hit off shaky Matt Harvey as the Washington Nationals routed the New York Mets 9-1 on Thursday night.

Keeping campaign promise, Justin Trudeau moves to protect transgender Canadians

last weekNews : BlogPost

OTTAWA — For almost a decade, Canada’s Conservative prime minister, Stephen Harper, consistently refused to march in the gay pride parades that are major summer events in Toronto, Montreal and Vancouver. Justin Trudeau, then an opposition politician of the Liberal Party, always made a point of turning out. This summer, he plans to attend the Montreal […]

After Nine Years Of Censorship, Canada Finally Unmuzzles Its Scientists

last weekIndustries / Law : Techdirt

Here's something we don't see enough of here on Techdirt: a long and dispiriting saga with a happy ending. Over the years, we've reported on how Canada's previous prime minister, Stephen Harper, tried to stifle dissenting voices among government scientists and librarians, all of whom were expected to self-censor, even outside their work. Show More Summary

Stephen Strasburg just got his new deal. Will Nats pony up for Bryce Harper, too?

The pitcher and the reigning NL MVP share Scott Boras as an agent. But a megadeal for the slugger is a whole different conversation.

Scott Boras Comments on Bryce Harper's Future with the Nationals

Agent Scott Boras may not be done directing his clients to stay with the Washington Nationals after securing a seven-year, $175 extension for starting pitcher Stephen Strasburg on Tuesday, per's Bill Ladson. "Bryce Harper isShow More Summary

Pitchers Running Scared from Bryce Harper Exposes MLB's Fatal Flaw

CHICAGO — Imagine if there were a way, on every New England Patriots possession, to prevent Tom Brady from throwing the football. Or if, somehow, a defense could find a loophole in basketball’s rules that ensured Stephen Curry couldn’t touch the ball on every offensive possession. Both would be sound strategies. Show More Summary

Canadian PM Trudeau to host Obama, Pena Nieto in June

The White House says Obama will meet with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto to discuss security and economic issues during the visit. Former Canadian Prime Minster Stephen Harper delayed the 2015 summit amid tension with the Obama administration over the construction of TransCanada Corp's Keystone XL pipeline.

An acquittal for Duffy, an obliteration for Stephen Harper’s PMO

In setting Mike Duffy free, the judge used his incendiary decision to rebuke Harper's inner circle—and give Canadians a lesson in the justice system The post An acquittal for Duffy, an obliteration for Stephen Harper’s PMO appeared first on

Petition to reassign head of Canada Post to deliver letters at $500k/year

last monthHumor / odd : Boing Boing

Derryl Murphy writes, "Former Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper gave Canada Post CEO Deepak Chopra (I know) a new contract a month before the election when he still had time on his contract, and Chopra's working hard to pillage the postal system in Canada. So I did this up for a little fun, but the word needs to get out there." (more…)

Harper’s vision of Canada lives. Just ask Brad Wall’s voters.

Despite Justin Trudeau’s best efforts, the vision of Canada championed by Stephen Harper is alive and well The post Harper’s vision of Canada lives. Just ask Brad Wall’s voters. appeared first on

Stephen Harper’s last heroes take aim at provincial power

A trio of former Tory backbenchers are plotting to win provincial power. First up? Manitoba’s Brian Pallister. The post Stephen Harper’s last heroes take aim at provincial power appeared first on

Don’t fool yourself: Stephen Harper was no friend of pro-lifers

I understand Harper nostalgia in light of Trudeau's election. But we have to face the facts about Harper.

Want an Effective Climate Policy? Heed the Evidence

Wisely, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau resisted the temptation at the Paris climate summit in December to double down on Stephen Harper’s 2030 target for Canadian carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions. While future emissions promises are easily made, effective climate policy is devilishly difficult. read more

Justin Trudeau takes Ottawa’s debates to Washington

'It’s me sitting here as Prime Minister of Canada, not Stephen Harper.' The post Justin Trudeau takes Ottawa’s debates to Washington appeared first on

Canada’s Trudeau Comes to Washington to Get Foreign Policy Marching Orders

Canadians have no illusion that they will stop being America’s puppet, but they are still thrilled with Justin Trudeau because he isn’t Stephen Harper.

Top Five Climate and Environment Issues for Obama-Trudeau Bilateral Summit

The strained relationship between Canada and the U.S. over the last decade was in no small part due to disagreement over the fate of the Keystone XL pipeline.    Former Prime Minister Stephen Harper was a staunch supporter of what he called the “no-brainer” project. Show More Summary

What should a Conservative look like in 2016?

Sara MacIntyre, a former Stephen Harper press secretary, lays down her controversial blueprint for a modern Conservative The post What should a Conservative look like in 2016? appeared first on

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