Stephen Harper

We're losing the climate fight thanks to Harper's lax coal regulations

The Harper government's new coal pollution regulations leave Canada's economy unprepared for accelerating climate threats.

Writing about science a bureaucratic nightmare due to Harper media relations policies, journalist says

Renowned senior science journalist describes difficulty in communicating with federal scientists due to Harper media relations policy.

Encyclopedia of Canadian pipelines: Keystone XL and Northern Gateway

Enbridge. Northern Gateway. TransCanada. Keystone XL. You've heard the names. You've seen the headlines. But what is the controversy all about? To understand the players, the issues and why they...

Dan Mangan slams Bill C-38: "This is our budget, not theirs"

Local musician Dan Mangan slams Bill C-38 and its potentially devastating effect on the environment.

While Harper dithers, provincial CO2 imbalance problem burns

When it comes to doing something about the climate crisis, Canada has developed an unstable split personality while Stephen Harper dithers.

Harper's former lobbying group looks to US for thoughts and ideas

Stephen Harper's former employer – the National Citizens Coalition – re-emerged in 2012 with an ad targeting Liberal leader Bob Rae. VO spoke to NCC's leader about Harper, hustings, and hatchet jobs.

Tories' deceptive attack on pensions jeopardizes future of Canadians under 54

Harper's Conservatives are attacking the future of Canadians under 54, deliberately pitting young people against older people. What to do about it?

Harper's no longer master of his own house

Forty-one years ago, as a young volunteer, this writer donned a freshly ironed blouse and home-made lavender pencil skirt to deliver leaflets in her tiny Alberta town for Peter Lougheed, taking part...

At Sundance London, Prince Charles' new documentary sparks ForestEthics discussion

Prince Charles shows off his green side in a new documentary on climate change. "Our children and grandchildren will ask not what this generation said, but what it did," he says.

Conservatives declare war on the environment, says Liberal MP Joyce Murray

Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s decision to gut environmental regulations shows that the Conservative government has has "declared war on the environment", according to Joyce Murray, Member...