Conservative Party

To Stand on Guard for Thee

 The Harper government announced on February 8th a brand new award, to honour individuals and groups in Canada and around the world who have shown exceptional courage and leadership in...

Harper corporate tax cuts reckless and unaffordable

Unlike in 2007 when these corporate taxes were voted on, Canada is now running a $56-billion deficit and has accumulated more than $200 billion in new debt under the Harper government. These extra...

Sponsorship scandal: time to exorcise the demons

For years, there’s been an elephant in the room of the Liberal Party of Canada. It’s called the Sponsorship Scandal. Ten years and two major election defeats later, some federal Liberals still act...

Facts catch up to smoke and mirrors

Statistics Canada released its quarterly jobs report today. The underlying story is one of overall weakness in Canada's labour force. The unemployment rate fell three-tenths of a point to 7.6 per...

Fifty-nine years does not make you Canadian. Papers do.

Today we call it identification, but back then it was simply called ‘papers.’ “When I went to draw out my application for my old age pension and they asked me for my papers, I said what papers?”...

Time for Libby Davies to consider jumping ship to become Canada's minister on status of women

Without even getting into any of the current allegations involving Helena Guergis, I can’t think of anyone who has better comported herself in a manner becoming of someone charged to promote equality...