Green Party Leader Elizabeth May agrees with Harper that “Canada cannot stand on the sidelines,” but warns that “bombings have never ended an Islamic or any religious extremist terrorist threat.”
Here’s an unedited text of Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s speech in the House of Commons on Friday, announcing Canada’s air strikes against ISIS in Iraq.
The NDP has tabled a motion in the House of Commons that would limit Stephen Harper’s use of Challenger jests to Canadian government business only.
By: Obert Madondo | The Canadian Progressive: Last week, the Auditor General reported that the Harper Conservatives can’t account for $3.1 billion of the $12.9 billion allocated to the Public Security and Anti-Terrorism Initiative [PSAT] for the period 2001 to 2010. The New Democrats are demanding action and accountability. Via a
As the New Democrats and Elizabeth May vote against FIPA, Justin Trudeau and the Liberals support the Conservatives’ discredited Canada-China trade agreement.
Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau’s forthcoming Liberal Opposition Day motion seeks to defend Conservative MPs who are being muzzled by Stephen Harper. The motion lands on the Commons floor on Monday.
By: Obert Madondo | The Canadian Progressive: New Democrat Aboriginal Affairs critic, Jean Crowder, is calling on Stephen Harper and the Conservatives to respect Canada`s First Nations. And take their land and other outstanding claims seriously. The full text of Crowder`s motion, tabled in the House of Commons on Thursday: That
By: Obert Madondo | The Canadian Progressive, Mar 4, 2013: Before becoming prime minister, Stephen Harper, said: “I will not name appointed people to the Senate.” Since coming to power in 2006, he’s appointed a staggering 58 senators. The New Democrats today repeated their call for the abolition of Canada’s scandal-ridden “useless, expensive, undemocratic