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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...

Harper's rhetoric fuels racist and xenophobic expression

Xenophobia and racism are flourishing in Canada, under the influence of Stephen Harper’s rigid stance on Muslim women's headscarves. Stephen Harper has told us that wearing the niqab, a scarf that...
Students writing exam

Canadian students crushed by debt

Is it time to follow the example of Chile and Quebec and protest against high tuition and student debt?

Obama vetoes Keystone XL

U.S. President Barack Obama has just vetoed the Keystone XL pipeline bill. The controversial pipeline, proposed by Calgary-based pipeline company TransCanada, won broad support from the Republican-...
Harper tells Canadians to give up their civil liberties for security reasons

Prime Minister Harper creates Canadian secret police with his scary Anti-Terrorism Act

Opinion: Prime Minister Stephen Harper has introduced a law that threatens Canadians' civil liberties

American Sniper and Stephen Harper make war with words

War hawks and their simplistic "us vs. them" mentality don't make us safer— they put all of us at risk
Oil sands photo by Andrew S. Wright

NAFTA votes against investigating oil sands tailings ponds

NAFTA's environmental watchdog voted unanimously not to investigate oil sands tailings ponds pollution, despite recommendations from staff to launch a probe. It's the third time a NAFTA probe...
Harper wins 2011 election - strong, stable, national Conservative majority

Conservatives hope to repeat B.C. win in 2015 election

Academic says pipeline issues will not be a federal election factor in B.C.: "The people who are against the pipeline...they were [not] voting Conservative last time anyway."