Stephen Harper Conservatives

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Why the NDP Is Not Government Material

The reason Canadians do not look at the NDP as government material is obvious. Its public role has been to shout, scream and protest from the sidelines and that reality has and should not change. I would never question nor discount their public contributions -- Medicare and minimum wage -- however these admirable ideals were achieved with the adult supervision of the traditional governing parties.

Bad Financial News For The Tories

OTTAWA - The federal Conservative money machine seems to have faltered somewhat.Annual financial reports filed with Elections Canada show the ruling Tories still raised more money than anyone else las...

Harper Tweet Raises Questions

OTTAWA - A partisan pitch sent from the prime minister's Twitter account touched off some pointed questions Monday about how Stephen Harper is using the social media service.Harper actively solicited...

$113 Million On Ads? No Problem

OTTAWA - Prime Minister Stephen Harper is justifying the more than $100 million his government has spent on economic advertising by pointing to Canadians' confidence in the economy.Taxpayer-funded gov...

Tories War on Science Hurts Us All

I was shocked by this week's news that the Harper Tories were closing Environment Canada's Experimental Lakes Area, cutting a smokestack emissions research group and a Department of Fisheries and Oceans contaminants program. Where are the real Tories willing to put the word "conserve" back into the Conservative Party of Canada?