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Elizabeth May Gets In On The 'Harperman' Trend

CP | Posted 10.04.2015 | Canada Politics

The Green Party leader was supporting the scientist who announced his resignation this week after being disciplined for an anti-Harper song.

Every day, I Discover a New Reason to Vote out Harper

Carl Duivenvoorden | Posted 10.02.2015 | Canada Politics
Carl Duivenvoorden

I am a reluctant activist. I don't like rocking the boat. But when our federal election was called in August, it occurred to me that the entries in my blog might be worth sharing. So I'm posting 78 of them to a Facebook page, 78 Days, 78 Reasons. It's my hope they'll help reasonable Canadians, particularly young people and small c-conservatives, see that we deserve better.

Mulcair Clashes With Harper Over ISIS Mission, Refugee Crisis At Debate

CP | Colin Perkel, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.28.2015 | Canada Politics

The federal leaders didn't hold back.

Harper Says Feds Will Consult With Manitoba First Nations After Ruling

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.22.2015 | Canada Politics

The Federal Court of Appeal last month upheld a lower-court ruling that said Ottawa failed to consult First Nations when it started disposing of the Kapyong Barracks.

Harper's Decision To Skip Women's Issue Discussion Met With Boos

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.22.2015 | Canada Politics

Four other federal leaders took part in the event.

Democracy Watch Co-Founder Says This Harper Video Abuses Gov't Rules

The Huffington Post Canada | Zi-Ann Lum | Posted 09.15.2015 | Canada Politics

Duff Conacher says that government rules, as they are worded now, “can be abused with no real consequences.”

Information Commissioner Taking PMO To Court Over Senate Documents

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.14.2015 | Canada Politics

The information commissioner is asking Federal Court to order the prime minister to disclose any records that don't warrant being withheld.

Chrétien: Harper 'Has Shamed Canada'

CBC | Posted 09.12.2015 | Canada Politics

"In my travels around the globe, I am regularly asked: What has happened to Canada?"

Twitter Gives Harper A Questionable Crocodile Dundee-Type Makeover

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.11.2015 | Canada Politics

"Harper's new Australian campaign manager Lynton Crosby suggests a makeover."

Stephen Harper Is Not an Economist

Frank Koller | Posted 09.09.2015 | Canada Politics
Frank Koller

The Prime Minister is many things, but one thing he certainly is not is "an economist" -- in the world of economics, there are three conditions commonly accepted as entry requirements before someone can wear the label. Harper fails completely.

Harper Makes Another Appeal To Families

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.08.2015 | Canada Politics

"This is an important but it is an affordable commitment."

Harper's Recession Proves Canada Needs a New Approach to the Economy

Jordan Brennan | Posted 09.05.2015 | Canada Politics
Jordan Brennan

With the economy contracting, oil prices sliding and the prospect of a balanced budget looking increasingly unlikely, Conservatives feared damage to their vaunted reputation as competent economic managers. As it turned out, Statistics Canada data confirmed that Canada's economy slipped into official recession in the first half of 2015 -- the damage was done.

Harper, Mulcair Clash Over Canada's Role In Middle East

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.04.2015 | Canada Politics

Conservative Leader Stephen Harper and NDP Leader Tom Mulcair put forward sharply contrasting visions Friday.

Teary-Eyed Harper Reflects On Photo Of Drowned Syrian Toddler

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.03.2015 | Canada Politics

"The first thing that crossed our mind was remembering our own son Ben at that age running around."

Canada's Response To Syrian Refugees Contrasts With Historic Role: Expert

CP | Michael Tutton | Posted 09.03.2015 | Canada Politics

"The government is doing very little and the commitments it is making are being largely transferred to the non-for-profit sector, so this response has been markedly different than in the past."

Don't Blame Ottawa If Keystone XL Pipeline Fails: Harper

CP | Andy Blatchford, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.27.2015 | Canada Politics

"Mr. Obama has indicated to me he will make that decision based on what he believes are the best interests of the United States."

Harper Ducks Question On Chief Of Staff

The Huffington Post Canada | Ryan Maloney | Posted 08.24.2015 | Canada Politics

"I wonder if you can elaborate. What did he say to you and why do you believe him?"

10 Reasons to Vote for Anyone but Harper

Sarah Miller | Posted 09.01.2015 | Canada Politics
Sarah Miller

This is a rather short list of the shortfalls of Harper and the disgrace he brings to our country and I urge everyone to fully research candidates and get out and VOTE. I think the newest campaign launched by our veterans says it best when they say ABC: Anyone but Conservative

Harper Proposes Tax Credit For Parents Who Adopt Children

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.20.2015 | Canada Politics

The credit is currently a 15 per cent non-refundable tax break designed to reduce costs associated with adoption.

Harper Touts Tory Plan To Cut 'Red Tape' For Small Business

CBC | Posted 08.19.2015 | Canada Politics

Conservative Leader Stephen Harper touted key elements of his party's agenda for the Canadian economy during a question-and-answer session in London, Ont.

Harper Says He'll Resurrect 'Life Means Life' Legislation

CP | Kristy Kirkup, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.18.2015 | Canada Politics

The Conservatives say the legislation would address murders involving sexual assault, kidnapping, terrorism, the killing of police officers or corrections offers.

Harper Promises To Add 6,000 Reservists To Military If Re-Elected

CP | Kristy Kirkup, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.17.2015 | Canada Politics

After years of budget cuts and neglect, Stephen Harper pledged Monday to bolster the ranks of the country's citizen soldiers.

Under Fire Over Duffy, Harper Clings To Campaign Message

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.17.2015 | Canada Politics

Stephen Harper is refusing to be knocked off his double-barrelled core campaign message: economy and security.

Trudeau: Harper Should Fire Staffers Who Knew About Duffy Payment Scheme

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.15.2015 | Canada Politics

"If Stephen Harper had any respect left for the office he is privileged to hold, he would fire these people immediately."

Sask. Premier Disagrees With Harper On Equalization

CP | Posted 08.14.2015 | Canada Politics

"If you can't deal with some of these issues in a federal election, then when can you? So on this issue I don't agree with the prime minister.''