Stephen Harper

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...
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.