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NYT Writes About PM Harper

NYT Stephen Marche

But the worst of the Harper years is that all this secrecy and informational control have been at the service of no larger vision for the country.

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Remember, Conservatives enacted Rouge National Urban Park Act!

We are constantly hearing that the Harper Conservative Government doesn’t do anything for the environment. Or, that if they do, they don’t consult the local community.Well, sorry but they do a lot for the environment and contrary to popular belief, they actually do consult. 376 more words

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Stephen Harper won't allow 'permanent underclass' of temporary foreign workers

Welcome reaffirmation of the value of immigration, leading to citizenship, rather than more temporary status.

However, a bit ironic, given that some of the changes to the citizenship program are leading to a greater share of some visible minority groups who are likely to remain permanent residents, unable to attain citizenship with the full panoply of rights that entails. 135 more words


Prime Minister Stephen Harper makes surprise visit to Iraq

WATCH ABOVE: Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s tour took him close to the front lines where the Islamic State extremists are waging war. Vassy Kapelos reports. 472 more words


PM Harper's 'dangerous' comments on Muslims show lack of understanding on culture, says Taylor

Hard to disagree with Charles Taylor’s assessment:

Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s comments on the niqab are “very dangerous” and could lead to stigmatization and even radicalization, one of Canada’s most renowned political thinkers said Saturday.

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At Malala’s citizenship ceremony, will she be forced to bare her head? - Sheema Khan

Sheema Khan makes the point regarding the wedge politics of the PM and Minister Alexander regarding the niqab, and in Minister Alexander’s case, the hijab (from someone who should and does know better): 511 more words