Is hunger striker Chief Theresa Spence, who entered Day 20 of her peaceful protest today, your 2012 newsmaker of the year? Is it the Idle No More movement? The Quebec student movement? Beleaguered Toronto Mayor Rob Ford? Is it Kevin Page, Canada’s fearless gallant Parliamentary Budget Officer, who showed uncommon courage recently when he took the Harper government to court seeking accountability and transparency over the $5.2 billion in fiscal savings outlined in the 2012 federal budget?
- What Chief Spence’s Hunger Strike Says About Canada
- Amnesty International Urges Harper to meet with hunger striker Chief Spence
- Idle No More Movement’s Manifesto