Stephen Harper

Hugo Chavez: the man and the myth

Were we upset at Chavez as he was portrayed in Western media, or who he was as a person?

Doctor describes Harper government "pathology" at Kelowna JRP

Dr. Warren Bell criticized Harper's 'pathology of governance' at Kelowna Joint Review Panel hearings.

Enbridge protest in Victory Square takes aim at Harper government's environmental policies

Around 1,000 rallied in Victory Square in downtown Vancouver against the proposed Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline today. Bolstered by the support of Idle No More and Downtown Eastside...

Linda Svendsen Imagines Life At 24 Sussex

Most Canadians know that the Prime Minister lives at 24 Sussex Drive while Parliament is in session. But most Canadians probably couldn’t tell you what the inside of the first house looks like or...

Sussex Drive by Linda Svendsen: a sharp, witty alternate history to Harper's climb to power

Fact, they say, is stranger than fiction. But fiction by the same token can powerfully illuminate fact. Novels answer questions so complex that they elude simple explanation, but sweeping narratives...

Harper says Canada not for sale, as Conservatives approve CNOOC Nexen buy-out

Following the Conservative government's approval of a $15 billion sale of Calgary-based Nexen Inc. by a state-owned Chinese enterprise, Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced today that "Canada is...

$8 million for the War of 1812

Such misguided vanity, giving the beaver a gun.

Yves Engler on The Ugly Canadian, foreign policy, and climate change

Yves Engler, author of several books on climate change and foreign policy, is on a cross country tour to launch his latest book The Ugly Canadian: Stephen Harper’s Foreign Policy.  He argues...

Creepy month: your numerology cycles for October 16–31

The second half of October, with its red, golden and brown backdrop, is the perfect stage for creepy Halloween. Dog walking in the now-early dark is fraught with the possibility of skunk and raccoon...

Trudeau leadership campaign marches west

“The Liberal Party did not create Canada, Canada created the Liberal Party.”