National Post columnist says the Orwellian Fair Elections Act is proof the Conservative government of Prime Minister Stephen Harper is no normal government.
In an open letter, 19 professors from universities in the United States, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Denmark, Australia and New Zealand, denounce the Harper Conservatives’ proposed Fair Elections Act.
Star Liberal candidate Zack Paikin says Justin Trudeau’s decision to block Christine Innes’s bid for Trinity-Spadina is a “direct assault” on openness and grassroots democracy.
The Harper Conservatives’ Orwellian “Fair Elections” Act violates the Canadian constitution, disenfranchises non-Conservative and marginalized voters.
This is what ShitHarperDid activists had to say Wednesday during a peaceful protest against Harper’s $1.2B CSEC complex in Ottawa: “I SPY A WASTE OF MONEY”
In this open letter, Voices-Voix, a coalition of more than 200 civil society organizations across Canada, tells Harper that his government’s “enemy lists” violate freedoms guaranteed under the Charter of Rights and Freedoms.
A ruling by a three-judge panel at the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit ruled today binds Monsanto to promise not to sue organic and non-GMO farmers.
Stephen Harper’s silent treatment of the Senate expenses scandal is a dictatorship-style assault on our collective intelligence. A union representing newspaper and broadcast journalists, says the silence undermines Canadian democracy.
By: Obert Madondo | The Canadian Progressive: The Federal Court of Canada has dismissed a request by former Parliamentary Budget Officer, Kevin Page, to clarify the office’s mandate. In his application, Page had also sought “judgment affirming he has the jurisdiction to seek the information” relating to the $5.2 billion in fiscal savings outlined in the 2012 federal budget. Page had in… Read More
By: Obert Madondo | The Canadian Progressive: A big announcement from Adrian Dix and the BC New Democrats today. If elected, an NDP government will institute several measures to reduce the corroding influence of big money on our democracy. First of such progressive measures will be a ban on union and corporate donations.
Council of Canadians celebrates vote for transparency and democracy By: Council of Canadians | Press Release: NANAIMO, B.C. – The Council of Canadians and its Mid Island chapter are celebrating a decision by City Council last night to demand a permanent exemption for the City from the Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA). Over 40 municipal… Read More