Steven Harper

Chairman Harper Was Right About Justin Trudeau

G. Elijah Dann | Posted 04.20.2016 | Canada Politics
G. Elijah Dann

The greatest worry about Justin's pre-electoral inexperience was his sympathetic talk about oil pipelines and, for those of us in BC, Premier Christy Clark's aspirations for LNG. True, Mr. Trudeau didn't keep his mutually exclusive views a secret. He had already made his thoughts known about how it could be done "environmentally responsibly," a notion that's in contrast to the overwhelming science on climate change.

Just Clicking on a Link Could Make You a Target For In-Depth Government Surveillance

Eva Prkachin | Posted 04.02.2015 | Canada Politics
Eva Prkachin

Even more disturbing, it seems that CSE deliberately targeted Canadian IP addresses in violation of the law and contrary to repeated government assurances. They then cross-referenced the IP addresses of file-hosting users with other databases to learn the identity of these users. So basically, ending up as a target for in-depth surveillance could be as easy as clicking on a link.

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...