The Senate has asked Harper-appointed Conservative Sen. Pierre-Hugues Boisvenu to apologize for violating the “Conflict of Interest Code for Senators” by banging staffer, giving her contracts.
Thousands of activists are expected in Ottawa this week for the 4-day 2014 Peoples’ Social Forum (PSF), a “grassroots, historical gathering of progressives from Québec, Canada and First Nations.”
In Ottawa on Tuesday, July 22, hundreds of pro-Palestine protesters denounced Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s uncompromising support of Israel and its ongoing war crimes in Gaza.
NDP MP Don Davies has told a downtown Ottawa protest that the Harper Conservatives’ ongoing negotiations on the TPP are unnecessarily secretive.
The secrecy around the ongoing TPP negotiations in Ottawa is “wholly unprecedented,” argues Maira Sutton, a policy analyst with Electronic Frontier Foundation.