Steven Harper

Puck Politics: When Sports Turns Government On

Shachi Kurl | Posted 04.15.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Shachi Kurl

At a time when it seems we're paying less attention than ever to political news, it's even more crucial for politicians to identify with voters on another level. Be honest -- how many of you watched either the federal budget speech or the B.C. throne speech online? How many of you, by contrast -- have been sneaking peaks at the live-streamed Olympics from your desk?

WATCH: Harper: 'It's G7 Plus One'

CP | Steve Rennie, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.15.2013 | Canada Politics

DUBLIN - When leaders of the world's eight wealthiest countries meet in Northern Ireland on Monday, it's pretty clear how Prime Minister Stephen Harpe...

Why Are Aboriginals Afraid of Integration?

Ike Awgu | Posted 03.06.2013 | Canada
Ike Awgu

At some point, aboriginal Canadians need to consider that the best hope of a future for their children may be integration into the mainstream of Canadian socio-economic life. They need also understand that integration is not the same as assimilation.

Yes, Our Democracy Really Is in Peril

Valerie Keefe | Posted 02.17.2012 | Canada Politics
Valerie Keefe

We've lost a professional political class that put respect for the institutions above tactical political advantage. We've lost an understanding that our public servants are individually elected trustees rather than cynical voting-machine-delegates of a party or a constituency. And we've lost a public that expects better of its elected representatives, or for that matter, can articulate their disappointment, beyond cynical canards about the corruption of politicians.

On Canadian Values

Alexandre Brassard, Ph.D | Posted 10.15.2011 | Canada
Alexandre Brassard, Ph.D

If, like most voters, you didn't vote Conservative in the last election, your values are un-Canadian. At least, that's what our prime minister thinks.

Harper Wants to Extend Libya Mission

Canadian Press | Posted 07.27.2011 | Canada Politics

DEAUVILLE, France (CP) -- The G8 leaders agree that more must be done to oust Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi and Prime Minister Stephen Harper will a...