Stephen Harper

Opinion: Clark selling out future generations to placate Malaysian oil and gas giant

Christy Clark’s about to drive another nail into the coffin of B.C.’s economic and environmental future. It’s such an unusual move for the B.C. legislature that so far it isn’t even listed on the...
What makes Rona Ambrose mad - cannabis

Ambrose ire all smoke, no fire

Minister of Health disagrees with the Supreme Court of Canada over marijuana ruling.
Prime Minister Harper, Bruce Livesey, federal election 2015

Is Harper the worst PM in Canadian history? (Part 2)

Is Harper the best prime minister in Canada's history—or the worst? Investigative journalist Bruce Livesey speaks with legal experts, reporters and Harper observers in part two of this landmark...
Stephen Harper, Canadian politics, Canadian economy, Conservative party

Harper worst PM on economic growth since Depression era, Trudeau claims

OTTAWA — "Prime Minister Harper has the worst record of any prime minister on economic growth since R. B. Bennett in the depths of the Great Depression." — Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau, Friday, May...

Menstrual products debate reveals dissension in Stephen Harper's kingdom

Finally, science and human biology meet Conservative Party political rhetoric. The result is dissension in Conservative Party ranks. Menstrual Products and the GST Everyone’s talking about taxes on...
Canadian Coast Guard, Canadian politics, English Bay oil spill, environment

Daughter of former Coast Guard captain pens open letter to PM about closure of Kitsilano station

In an open letter to Prime Minister Stephen Harper, Sara Kalis Gilbert, daughter of the late Coast Guard Captain Pieter Kalis, vowed she is "taking up the torch of her father" to see the Coast Guard...
Canadian Politics, Budget 2015, Conservative Party of Canada, Joe Oliver, Stephe

Highlights of the 2015 federal budget tabled by Finance Minister Joe Oliver

OTTAWA — Highlights of the 2015-16 federal budget introduced Tuesday by Finance Minister Joe Oliver: — The budget is balanced, with a projected surplus of $1.4 billion this year, increasing to $4.8...
Narenda Modi, Stephen Harper, James Moore, Jason Kenney, Uranium deal

Harper and Modi's visit to Vancouver fraught with tension and protests

Prime Minister Stephen Harper met with Indian Prime Minister Narenda Modi at an event fraught with tension and security on Thursday evening. Police with dogs and backpacks full of pepper...

Snipers on temple rooftops at Harper, Modi rally

Several dozen police officers were stationed outside, with snipers on the temple rooftop. A protester who said his name was Ramandeep held a sign saying, Harper shame! Modi is a genocide perpetrator...

Duffy trial opens as Harper government also goes on trial

OTTAWA — Mike Duffy, the television personality−turned−senator whose disputed expense claims have rocked the Conservative government to its foundations, has arrived at the Ottawa courthouse for the...