Stephen Harper

NDP frontrunner Mulcair tackles electoral cooperation, Israel and marijuana at town hall

During a public event at W2 Woodward's, NDP leadership candidate Thomas Mulcair addressed key issues and took criticism over his position on Israel.

Mapping conservatism in North America

New data from Gallup shows that more Americans identify as conservative than liberal, but despite a Conservative majority in Parliament, Canadians may not be following the same trend.

Science journalists ask Harper to stop muzzling research and free expression

National and international groups representing science journalism have come together to oppose the Harper government's "muzzling" of key federal scientists.

Over 13,000 sign petition for cooperation between NDP, Liberals and Greens

NDP MPs and grassroots organizations like Leadnow are advocating for strategic cooperation between left-of-centre parties in Canada. But could it really work?

How the Enbridge pipeline issue unified Northern BC

One unexpected benefit from the Enbridge oil pipeline debate has been a united cause among Northern BC communities.

Mark Jaccard outlines challenges of climate change action in new book, Deluding Ourselves to Disaster

Jaccard's central question: What is your moral duty as a citizen if independent evidence consistently show your government is not telling the truth and the implications are disastrous?

Critics distressed over Tories' plans to change environmental review process

With a new “austerity budget” and other legislation changes forthcoming from the Conservative government, many have concerns about possible amendments to the Environmental Assessment Act.

China and Canada: where do we stand?

Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s visit to China has put the spotlight on trade and foreign affairs. Here’s an explainer on where we stand with the powerful Asian nation.

Oilsands protesters converge on Chinese consulate during Harper's trip to Asia

In the midst of Prime Minister Stephen Harper's visit to China, environmental activists held an anti-oilsands demonstration outside of the Chinese consulate.

Enbridge CEO among delegates on Harper’s China visit

Over 40 Canadian executives are joining the Prime Minister on his trip to talk trade in China. One of them is Patrick Daniel, CEO of Northern Gateway pipeline proponent Enbridge.