Senator Mike Duffy has reportedly claimed more than $33,000 in “living allowances intended to defray senators’ costs of maintaining a second home in the National Capital Region”. The trouble is: the Conservative senator and Harper appointee has been an Ottawa resident since the 1970s.
Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s burgeoning dictatorship shined again as the government snubbed the leaders of Canada’s First Nations on Parliament Hill yesterday.
The Canadian Doctors for Refugee Care warns that the Conservatives’ “Designated Countries of Origin” list equals more serious health risks for refugees.
by The Polaris Institute | December 4, 2012: A new report entitled “Big Oil’s Oily Grasp – The making of Canada as a Petro-State and how oil money is corrupting Canadian politics” released today by the Ottawa-based Polaris Institute found that six main oil industry players,
A Canadian Jewish human rights group is condemning the Harper government’s opposition to giving Palestine non-member observer state status at the United Nations.
By: Council of Canadians: Evidence filed in the Federal Court today includes detailed accounts from voters targeted by fraudulent or harassing calls intended to discourage them from voting in 56 ridings across Ontario, BC, Alberta, Manitoba, and Quebec (the ridings are listed below), likely in violation
A new study by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives questions the Harper government’s austerity agenda, which is “eliminating jobs, programs and services Canadians need”. Atlantic Canada stands to suffer disproportionately, the study says.