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harper-protest-at-rallyoct3.jpg.size.xxlarge.letterboxWhen Stephen Harper refers to “barbaric culture,” he means Islam

Chris Hedges_Credit_National InstituteIn conversation with Chris Hedges

cbc-archives-baltej-singh-dhillon-turban-rcmpNiqab debate recalls RCMP turban furor of the '90s

StephenHarperHarper should arrest himself for even suggesting 'barbaric cultural practices'

vka-sia02012-2-jpgGreen MLA pursues deeper probe of Shawnigan soil dump 

Colleen De Neve/ Calgary Herald CALGARY, AB -- JUNE 29, 2015 -- Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi spoke outside the Council Chambers on June 29, 2015 about the secondary suites decision made by council Monday. (Colleen De Neve/Calgary Herald) (For  story by Trevor Howell) 00066551A SLUG: 0630-City Council
‘This is disgusting and it is time for us to say stop it’: Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi blasts Tories’ niqab ban

Why-Rafe-Mair-gave-Sun-and-Province-a-stay-of-executionRAFE: Postmedia’s alternate version of energy realities

Rafe-Niqab-defence-may-cost-Trudeau-Mulcair...but-theyre-rightRafe: Niqab defence may cost Trudeau and Mulcair…but they’re right

redress-projectRed Dresses Draw Attention To Canada's Missing And Murdered Indigenous Women

7004a1fcd0319550807cf8d61613ce1cRequest UN election monitors/observers for Canada

48120590.cachedLawsuit: Your Candy Bar Was Made By Child Slaves

thomas-mulcairTPP Deal: Mulcair Says NDP Not Bound By Agreement If Party Forms Government

ballot-boxIncorrect voter information cards sent out to hundreds of Canadians

nenshi55-e1443652685816Calgary Mayor Nenshi calls Harper’s position on niqabs and Syrian Refugees ‘dangerous’ and ‘disgusting ‘dog whistle politics’

mideast-saudi-arabia-canadaCampaign cone of silence descends on Saudi Arabia arms deal

hubert-lacroixCBC boss disputes Harper comment about broadcaster's low ratings(Video)

isis-trucks-400x224Obama Accuses Russia of Going After America’s “Good Guy Terrorists”

cheryl-thomasVictoria Liberal Candidate Carol Thomas Drops Out Of Election

MartinBarker Conservative Martin Barker Featured In Nine Candidate Scandals in Nine Days:

unifor_logoUPDATE--Unifor walk back criticism of NDP for raising Saudi arms deal in debate

unifor_logoUnion asks NDP to keep Saudi deal 'under wraps'

protest-saudi-arabia-executionsSaudi Arabia executes 'a person every two days' as rate of beheadings soars under King Salman

11391555Hardball politics slammed as fearmongering

boehner_cruz-620x412It is time to get very afraid: Extremists, authoritarians now run the GOP — and no one can stop them

AP123306403942Shell pulls the plug on Arctic oil exploration-Video

Conrad Black speaks out against Bill C 51
Conrad Black predicts NDP will 'slip' in Quebec (Video)

alta-climate-change-20150625NDP's cap-and-trade system would let provinces opt out

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n-HARPER-SCIENCE-largeNew York Times Editorial Board: Harper Conservatives Aim To 'Guarantee Public Ignorance'

mayor_watts_cropDianne Watts denies fear-mongering in flyer controversy

yogi-berra-memorialThe Essential Yogi Berra - Michael's essay

irrelevant-show-donald-sutherlandDonald Sutherland blasts ruling on long-term expats' right to vote

Alistair MacGregor
Alistair MacGregor Shows Needed Leadership On Weir

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skinny-polar-bear-svalbardPhotographer of 'horribly thin' polar bear hopes to inspire climate change fight

trudeau-oilsandsDavid Suzuki says Trudeau called his views on climate change ‘sanctimonious crap’

stephenharper--610px31 Federal Swing Ridings Conservatives At Risk Of Losing, Poll Suggests

No-chance Candidates Have Until September 28th 5PM to Quit for Good of Canada

Eva-Bee-illustration-009Now the truth emerges: how the US fuelled the rise of Isis in Syria and Iraq

CBC/Radio-Canada flag in front of their headquarters in Montreal.The Canadian Press Images-Mario Beauregard
Alain Saulnier, Ex-CBC Exec, Says Broadcaster ‘In Danger Of Disappearing Forever'

Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau addresses supporters during a campaign stop on Friday, Sept. 18, 2015, in Montreal. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson
Why politicians have nothing to say on the campaign trail

2-pope-francis-v2Pope Francis Condemns Weapons Industry

medical_marijuana_0U.S. lawyer moves from lobbying for pot laws at home to urging B.C. politicians

dianne_wattsConservative Campaign of Fear

mulcair_sideDear NDP, it's 2015: Fiscal conservatism and Thatcherism are so 1990s

Stephen Lewis, Ashley Callingbull, Joseph BoydenLeap Manifesto In Line With Mainstream Thought

harper-aug17-878x494Conservatives On Verge Of Majority Win-Poll

11302492Municipal leaders call for environmental bill of rights for clean water, air and food

barbed_wire_on_a_moto_ride_-_bwPush to welcome refugees to Canada intensifies with month-long call to action

47516958.cached-300x158Pope Rejects Lunch with Boehner, Pelosi, McConnell, Reid: He will be Dining with the Homeless

mulcair_mac[1]Tom Mulcair says not a 'snowball's chance in hell' he'll support Harper minority--Video

11384768Fractured Land looks at the impact of oil and gas industry on First Nations

Lax-Kwalaams-rejects-Billion-dollar-LNG-deal-Lake-Babine-signs-tiny-oneLax Kw’alaams claim on Lelu Island could sink Petronas’ LNG project

nw-na-folio-WEBBy cheating fans, the Cult of VW has been dealt a serious blow

CHARLIE-ANGUS_NDPNDP Calls For Ethics Commissioner Investigation Over KPMG

HarperWestBank_610pxStephen Harper's Covert Evangelicalism

RobertFisk_300pxFamed Journalist Robert Fisk: Canada's Moral Power Is Lost


Steve Harper Is Selling Canada Out. Mussolini Called It Corporatism!

Although this is funny, it is not. It is not funny!


1 comment to Steve Harper Is Selling Canada Out. Mussolini Called It Corporatism!

  • Rob Dresser

    Hi Richard. Heather Mallick points out in today’s TorStar that the Nexen deal is notice that Northern Gateway is a done deal, Tory claims to the contrary. The environmental hearings are a sham. Beijing didn’t pay a 60% premium for Nexen without a side deal to get the product to the coast.