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New report condemns Harper government's "assault" on Canada's freshwater

A new report by the Council of Canadians harshly condemns the federal government's "assault" on laws and institutions protecting Canada's freshwater. ”The Navigable Waters Protection Act no longer...
expand ISIL mission, five things to know about Syria

As Conservatives seek to expand ISIL mission, five things to know about Syria

OTTAWA — The Conservative government is seeking Parliament's blessing to extend and expand its mission against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant to include airstrikes inside Syria. That...
Peter Van Loan, Christopher Alexander

Media "impolite" to ask questions about secretive Iraq meeting, Minister says

Canadians got few answers today as reporters pressed for more details on Harper's plans for joining the fight against ISIS.

Why (more) good people don't enter politics in Canada

Four leaders in democratic engagement discuss why more Canadians need to be engaged in the democratic process.

Canada’s poor seniors targeted by Tory OAP cutbacks, CARP says

After the Conservative HR minister hinted at Old Age Security reform in next month's federal budget, Canada's 'new vision of aging' advocacy group ramps up 'Hands off OAS' campaign.

Bureaucrats 'obligated' to use Harper Government in place of Governent of Canada

OTTAWA -- One of the ironies of the election that finally delivered Stephen Harper's Conservatives a majority government on May 2 is that it appears to have vanquished the "Harper Government.'' The...