The Harper Conservatives’ Orwellian “Fair Elections” Act violates the Canadian constitution, disenfranchises non-Conservative and marginalized voters.
New York-based news and gossip website Gawker has announced that the money raised on Indiegogo to buy Toronto Mayor Rod Ford’s alleged crack cocaine video will now be donated to four Toronto-area non-profits.
The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) says the revelation that Canadian officials used malnourished Aboriginal populations in nutritional experiments has “sent a shockwave through First Nations in Canada and should be no less shocking to all Canadians and beyond.”
The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, arguably Canada’s leading progressive voice on public policy issues, has a new website. It’s spiffy, responsive and easy to navigate.
Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau should return the $20,000 speaking fee he charged Grace Foundation, a charity that strives to enhance the lives of seniors in Saint John, NB. It’s a question of morality!
The unashamedly pro-business Harper Conservatives seem determined to coddle tax-evading individuals and corporations using the secrecy of global tax havens.
Sooner or later, the country is going to realize that there is something terribly wrong with Stephen Harper’s judgment.
Stephen Harper’s Canada is reminiscent of George Orwell’s nightmarish “1984″ scenario, says Allan Gregg, a highly respected pollster and strategist for the Progressive Conservatives under Brian Mulroney.
By Obert Madondo | The Canadian Progressive, Feb. 14, 2013: Showing their burgeoning disdain for accountability, transparency, financial oversight and the independence of federal watchdogs, the Harper Conservatives earlier this week nuked a progressive NDP motion on the role of the Parliamentary Budget Office (PBO). The motion, tabled by the Official Opposition’s Finance critic, Peggy Nash, sought to extend the mandate… Read More
by Obert Madondo | The Canadian Progressive, Feb. 12, 2013: Prime Minister Stephen Harper‘s Internet surveillance Bill C-30 is dead. The demise of the deceptively christened Protecting Children From Internet Predators Act is a victory for the Internet. For Canadian democracy. For Canadians. Federal Justice Minister Rob Nicholson confirmed it yesterday when he announced that the Conservatives won’t be pursuing the… Read More
By Obert Madondo | The Canadian Progressive, Feb. 11, 2013: Senator Patrick Brazeau: Brazeau symbolic of Harper’s indifference to First Nations - Winnipeg Free Press Brazeau, Harper and Idle No More - The Tyee Let’s talk about punishing mentally ill - Winnipeg Free Press Brazeau Just Latest Thrown Under Bus by Harper - The Tyee Editorial: Unreformed senator - Calgary Herald