Stephen Harper

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...
Harper, Justin Trudeau, Senate scandal

"I'm in love with Stephen Harper"

Budget cuts have yet to take away CBC's edge. In This Hour Has 22 Minutes, Vancouver-based comedian Andrew Barber skewers Harper's policies in a new video explaining why the "bad boy" Prime Minister...
Stephen Harper, Canadian politics, Green Party, federal election, 2015 election

Time for change in Vancouver East, and in Ottawa

What would make Vancouver East matter more than ever in Ottawa? Voting Green. Here's why.
Stephen Harper's ISIL speech Tuesday to House of Commons

Stephen Harper's ISIL speech Tuesday to House of Commons [FULL TEXT]

"Canadians did not invent the threat of jihadi terrorism, and we certainly did not invite it," says Harper.
Protest against Bill C-51

Bill C-51: Harper's Draconian power grab

Thirty years ago, the federal McDonald Commission faced terrorist threats— but fiercely defended "public trust" and civil rights. Now Harper's Bill C-51 is grinding both under the Conservative boot.

New poll results show support dropping for Bill C-51

Support for the "secret police bill" Bill C-51 has plummeted sharply among Canadians, according to a new public opinion poll released this week. Among citizens aware of the...