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Terrorists, Tories and Bill C-51

A Response

By Brodi Ethier

Omar Khadr’s story is the most recent act in a rather drawn out and curious play in which it is quite impossible to tell apart the actors from the audience. 807 more words


The Harper government v. refugees, 2006-2015

It has been nearly a decade since the Conservative party came to power. Since then, the government has embarked on controversial reforms that have had devastating effects on refugees, as well as damaged Canada’s reputation as a refugee-welcoming country. 779 more words


'Muzzled' Canadian Scientists Call for Protections in Federal Contracts

Canadian federal scientists, backed by major public sector unions, are protesting in Ottawa and beyond on Tuesday against “the muzzling of Canada’s public scientists and partisan interference in the development of public science” under Stephen Harper’s administration. 433 more words


What to Do about Rogue State Israel? Boycott It

The CBC’s recent revelation that Conservative Public Safety Minister Steven Blaney has called for “zero tolerance” of criticism of Israel and that Canadian hate laws could be applied to those campaigning for BDS — Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions — against Israel is repugnant enough. 1,395 more words


Monster's Behind the Smiles

Staff Writer

All was quiet in the year of 1993 when Stephen Harper was the MP for Calgary west in Alberta. A budding politician. 2,256 more words


Harper, Gun Control and Bill C 51

I am preparing for a protest on Saturday, but a thought came to me that I wanted to share:

Harper has crossed a line, those that supported him were people that liked his stance on gun control (that was their litmus test), in other words no gun control. 170 more words

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