They are anti-masturbation, anti-prison, and want to give everyone a gun.
Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan's spokeswoman suggested the opposition isn't standing up to criticize the new defence investments because well, they have nothing to criticize.
Given the parliamentary majority that the Harper government currently enjoys, official effective opposition to its typically extreme legislative proposal lies squarely in the hands of the Supreme Court. Thomas Mulcair and Justin Trudeau's respective decisions to stand aside the bill as it makes its way in the House of Commons, preferring instead to pitch oversight-related amendments as part of their prospective federal electoral platforms, reinforces this reality.
Overstretched staff and drastic cuts to travel and hospitality are compromising Canada’s defence diplomacy program, considered
The scramble is on in the military for the next Chief of Defence Staff -- the highest rank in our military and the one who commands, controls, administers the Canadian Forces, and implements the defense policies of the government. Whoever becomes the new CDS is going to have a thankless job of ensuring that the military remains effective despite an insufficient budget, limited updated equipment, and with reduced numbers in the Armed Forces.
For three years, my political party has veered in a direction I cannot follow. And if the GOP insists on framing the 2012 election as a ballot question on fiscal and monetary austerity, or if they nominate somebody manifestly incompetent to do the job of president, they're going to lose me -- and a lot more people.
Sanctioned or not, most children are inevitably exposed to some form of imagery depicting the events of Sept. 11. How does a parent explain that day while still dwelling on the shock?
The Harper government should create a new defence procurement agency to oversee the estimated $240 billion worth of military