John Boehner recently bade a tearful goodbye as U.S. House speaker, Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal dropped out of the Republican presidential race and Stephen Harper left as Canada's prime minister after nine years. Please enter here to read 10 facts about exits. 1. After John Wilkes Booth dined with...
20,000 Twitter followers! I’ve got more than Ralph Goodale and Michelle Rempel, notwithstanding my IQ is considerably less than theirs. Not bad! Justin Trudeau and Stephen Harper are in no immediate danger of me overtaking them, however. Damn.
Nine and a half years. That’s how long Stephen Harper was prime minister of Canada — a long haul for environmentalists, who were all but shut out of Ottawa and often antagonized by the federal government. Now that Justin Trudeau andShow More Summary
The days when Stephen Harper gave Justin Trudeau opportunities to say no are over The post Why Justin misses Stephen appeared first on Macleans.ca.
Stephen Harper may have left the building but when it comes to Israel, he haunts us still.
After 10 years of Stephen Harper, many Canadians can better empathise with those living under the rule of fear.
Electoral reforms are coming. Two staffers who worked for Stephen Harper examine how to build a centre-right coalition that would thrive under any system. The post Why the centre-right needs to build a new kind of coalition appeared first on Macleans.ca.
Very disappointed in Barack Obama, this week. When Stephen Harper and Justin Trudeau agree about something, it’s worth considering carefully – even if you’re a U.S. President. I personally aspire to live in a world where we do not need to burn fossil fuels – but, for the foreseeable future, I still live in that […]
Jennifer Ditchburn profiles the Alberta MP who scaled the heights of the Conservative party The post The many ways Rona Ambrose differs from Stephen Harper appeared first on Macleans.ca.
Alberta MP Rona Ambrose, former health minister, is the Tories' interim replacement for former leader Stephen Harper The post Conservatives choose Alberta MP Rona Ambrose as new interim leader appeared first on Macleans.ca.
About the long-form census move that Stephen Harper made, so many years ago – lifted from this web site way back in January 2011: “A disastrously dumb move: the mishandling of the communications surrounding the ditching of the long form census…Harper’s PMO turned a coma-inducing topic into a burning front-page controversy for weeks.” Took half […]
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau with his new finance minister, Bill Morneau Today marks the end of the awful Stephen Harper era, and the beginning of a new Liberal government led by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.Writing that still gives me a special thrill. Show More Summary
Paul Wells on what the former Prime Minister is leaving behind The post How Stephen Harper forgot his own lessons appeared first on Macleans.ca.
1,492 supporters and rising on Change.org: "It would be Harper’s style — he’s not a show-off, he’s not about selfies, and being named after a popular airport would certainly help him rehabilitate his image after such a disastrous campaign." (via Making Light)
The niqab issue may not have sunk the NDP in Quebec, and voters didn’t abandon Stephen Harper. Pollsters sift through the data for nuggets of election truth The post Numbers over narrative: The truth about Oct. 19 appeared first on Macleans.ca.
The free world has lost its leader. In the absence of a vigorous American foreign policy, Canada’s Stephen Harper supplied his own. For the better part of a decade, he energetically championed Western interests. He was serious about fighting terrorism, keen on free trade and prepared to deploy proportionate force in defense of freedom. His […]
Why Canadian Prime Minister Harper’s Defeat Rings Hallow by Luke Savage Plenty of people are happy about the recent election results. Stephen Harper’s autocratic and malicious rule has finally come to an end, and this is worth celebrating. But I hope those who are thrilled by the words “Prime Minister Justin Trudeau” will try to [...]Show More Summary
Four Tories have announced they will run for interim party leader, with Manitoba MP Candice Bergen the latest to put her name forward The post Moving trucks at 24 Sussex as Stephen Harper’s family heads for Calgary appeared first on Macleans.ca.
'We have to be at the ready. We can’t just throw up our hands and retreat into our caves,' says Campaign Life's Jeff Gunnarson.
So Toronto’s main airport is named after a Liberal prime minister, Lester Pearson. And Montreal’s main airport is named a liberal Prime minister, Pierre Elliot Trudeau. So what’s Calgary’s airport called? It’s the third busiest in Canada. Well, it doesn’t have a name. It’s called the Calgary International Airport, or YYC, its call letters. I […]