CONSERVATIVE MAJORITY

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Harper's Secret Plot to Fan Pundit Paranoia

Is Stephen Harper quietly working to "re-brand" Canada? Is his government emphasizing the military, the monarchy and select episodes of Canadian history in order to create a competing brand of right-wing Canadian nationalism and divert attention from the great symbols of Liberal patriotism, like medicare and Lester Pearson? The pundit class thinks so.
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Harper Government Can't See the Forest for the Trees

Environmental groups in Canada are in the crosshairs of the government, and are under investigation for fiscal mismanagement. But what about groups like the Fraser Institute, which uses foreign money to feed misinformation to children, undermine national and global climate action and block shifts away from the most carbon-intensive energy on earth?
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Who Broke Parliament?

OTTAWA - Opposition MPs, and even some Conservatives, agree Canada's parliamentary committee system is broken.They just don't agree on what's gone wrong or who's to blame.New Democrats and Liberals sa...
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Jack Is The People's Choice

TORONTO - The surge in the NDP's political fortunes in 2011 ­— punctuated by the death of the man who helped orchestrate it — ranked as the year's most compelling news story in an annual survey of Yah...