Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s Conservative government confirmed yesterday that it would not support the Kyoto Protocol after first 2008 -2012 commitment period. But why should anyone be surprised that Canada is taking this giant step backward?
Earlier this afternoon, Brigette Marcelle, a 21 year old senate page, reminded Prime Minister Stephen Harper that most of Canada doesn’t share his vision. She marched into the Canadian Senate chamber during the throne speech bearing a red “Stop Harper” stop sign. The sergeant-at-arms immediately
Paul T. Hellyer, former Liberal defense minister makes another compelling case for a merger of the centrist Liberals and left-leaning New Democratic Party (NDP). The trouble is: so far the the merger of the two parties has been prescribed as a panacea for all the
I expected Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s cabinet reshuffle to trim down government and bring Canada to par with other democracies. But Harper increased the ministries from 38 to 39, making the Conservative cabinet the second largest in Canadian history, and largest in the democratic
Prime Minister Stephen Harper got exactly what he wanted from the 2011 Canadian Federal election – a comfortable Parliamentary majority. He now has the carte blance to do as he pleases. Not just four years of Republican-style politics in Canada. Welcome to the beginning of
Granted, Prime Minister Stephen Harper and his Conservatives won an outright majority last night, bagging 167 of the 308 seats in the House of Commons. But the real winners were Jack Layton, his New Democratic Party (NDP) party progressive Canadians.