American officials say Canada offered further military help to fight the Islamic State in Iraq – not the other way around as Harper told the Wall Street Journal earlier this week.
In Canada, rights advocacy groups and opposition parties trash parliament’s sham report on missing and murdered Aboriginal women and girls.
Elizabeth May, the MP for Saanich-Gulf Islands and leader of the Green Party of Canada, offers Canadians her own version of the Speech from the Throne.
Here is the full text of the throne speech, delivered by Governor General David Johnston in Parliament on Wednesday, October 16, 2013.
The opposition says PM Stephen Harper is proroguing Parliament to kill a tumultuous session that saw his Conservative government rocked by the Senate expense scandal.
Trudeau and the Liberals voted for Harper’s sell-out FIPA, killed an NDP motion to stop the sellout Canada-China trade pact from becoming law.
As the New Democrats and Elizabeth May vote against FIPA, Justin Trudeau and the Liberals support the Conservatives’ discredited Canada-China trade agreement.
New study confirms government misled public on Environmental Assessment ‘delays’ By: Sierra Club Canada | Press Release: OTTAWA – A study published in the Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences found environmental assessments triggered by the Fisheries Act prior to the 2012 omnibus bill were
By Obert Madondo | The Canadian Progressive In Parliament earlier this week, New Democrat MP for Scarborough-Rouge River Rathika Sitsabaiesan and fellow NDP MPs urged the Harper government to take a principled stance on Sri Lanka. They called on the Conservatives to support international calls for an independent investigation
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