The digital consumer watchdog SumOfUs has released a list of over 350 individuals who purchased their high profile public appointments by making substantial donations to the Conservative Party of Canada.
Celebrated author Margaret Atwood is leading a group of 200 notable Canadian writers and artists demanding an immediate repeal of Bill C-51, Stephen Harper’s “secret police” legislation. C51, the artists argue, “directly attacks the creative arts and free expression in this country.”
Lynton Crosby, the Australian political strategist Stephen Harper recently picked to reboot the Conservatives’ 2015 federal campaign, is linked to tax havens in Malta. Meanwhile, in 2014, Corporate Canada had a record $199 billion stashed in the world’s top 10 tax havens.
The CBC’s just-revealed plan to sell buildings, including major production facilities in Toronto and Montreal, is part of Stephen Harper’s diabolical privatization agenda. It’s the culmination of his personal, ideology-driven crusade against the public broadcaster.
Maude Barlow, the national chairperson of the Council of Canadians wants Stephen Harper to answer whether the just-announced “firesale of CBC buildings is part of getting the Trans-Pacific Partnership signed before October 19 to boost his chances of re-election.”