Author Archives: BillReid
It’s hard to believe that, four years ago tomorrow, our friend Jack Layton passed away. I say hard to believe because he still seems very present to me. Posted by Rick Smith of The Broadbent Institute Jack Layton Funeral – Stephen Page … Continue reading
New York Times article. Reprinted in the Winnipeg Free Press.
If a narrow obsession with the “economy” diverts campaigns’ focus away from Harper’s record on files such as refugee health and the suppression of science that will be both tragedy and travesty. Great article from rabble.ca. My thoughts exactly after … Continue reading
This statistical review confirms that it is far-fetched to suggest that Canada’s economy has been well-managed during the Harper government’s time in office. To the contrary, there is no other time in Canada’s post-war economic history in which Canada’s economy … Continue reading
Just a few of the articles on Canada’s dismal approach to human rights: UN issues scathing report on human rights in Canada UN Report On Canada’s Human Rights Record A ‘Wake-Up Call’ UN human rights report shows that Canada is … Continue reading
In her article Mary Agnes Welch was not completely correct in her analysis. Three days before the 2006 election, when Prime Minister Stephen Harper won a minority government, the Winnipeg Free Press published a front-page story suggesting then-Liberal MP Anita … Continue reading
In this excerpt and four previous excerpts from Mel Hurtig’s new book The Arrogant Autocrat: Stephen Harper’s Takeover of Canada I have laid bare the sorry record of the Harper government in its management of our country’s economy and our … Continue reading
Here we go again — the Red Book 3.0, yet another build-up of Liberal election promises just like the ones we’ve seen before. Article by Murray Dobbin from rabble.ca
At our nomination meeting on June 17, 2015 Matt Henderson was elected as the NDP candidate for Winnipeg South Centre. Visit the campaign website. Read why Matt is running and where he stands.
Last week, Voices-Voix, a coalition of 200 groups and 5,000 individuals, issued a new and exhaustive report called Dismantling Democracy. It provides a detailed and frightening account of Harper’s record on democracy. rabble.ca‘s parliamentary reporter Karl Nerenberg summarized the report’s … Continue reading