Entries by Deborah Coyne from 07/2012

Why I Should Lead the Liberal Party of Canada

| Posted 07.05.2012 | Canada Politics

My vision for Canada's future is one that appeals to our higher aspirations and hopes for the future, rather than to our fears, distrust, and resentment. In running for the leadership of the Liberal Party of Canada, I want to appeal to all those Canadians who are uncertain where they fit into Canadian politics, but want to talk about the kind of nation we are building, and what it is that makes us Canadian.

How Harper Is Turning Canada into a Watered Down EU

| Posted 07.26.2012 | Canada Politics

Harper is creating a weak Canadian version of the European Union by reverse osmosis -- concentrating executive power around him, consolidating federal power in fewer areas and spinning off the tricky inconvenient parts, like maintaining comparable public services across the country and the national economic union, to the provinces.