The Centrist

thecentrist_main.jpg

Stephen Harper treats Canadians like imbeciles

In the recent issue of Inroads Journal, political scientist  Reg Whitaker  compared the minority government that Lester Pearson led to that of Stephen Harper. He said: “Pearson employed...

Why Canada can't afford Stephen Harper

It’s a good time to debunk the biggest Stephen Harper myth there is: “We are good economic managers”. Repeating a lie does not make it true.

Strengthening Canadian health care

Three distinct and unrelated groups made important public statements today about the Canadian health care system. All of them represent a meaningful effort at stimulating a thoughtful discussion....

Enough is enough

Time to really be tough on crime, not just talk about it.

Moving oil across B.C. to thirsty foreign markets

Last week, the House of Commons passed a non-binding motion that calls for a legislative ban on all tanker traffic off British Columbia’s ecologically sensitive north coast. All Conservatives MP’s...

Human rights not a right for all, even in Canada

Three years ago Canada was featured as an "offending country" as reported by the UN Human Rights Commission magazine, Refugees.

The lessons of John Humphrey

Tomorrow is Human Rights Day. The date was chosen to honour the United Nations General Assembly's adoption and proclamation, on 10 December 1948, of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the...

Public service is a privilege

Let's restore civility to conversations about the future of our country.
Syndicate content