Author Archives: BillReid

Haperman Song Across Canada September 17

Listen to the Harperman song. Join the Raging Grannies for a cross Canada singalong September 17, 2015 noon, front steps of the Manitoba Provincial Legislature.

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Harper, Serial Abuser of Power: The Evidence Compiled

The Tyee’s full, updated list of 70 Harper government assaults on democracy and the law.

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Remembering Jack

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

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The Closing of the Canadian Mind

New York Times article. Reprinted in the Winnipeg Free Press.

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It’s not JUST the economy, stupid!

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

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The worst: Canada’s economy under the Harper government

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

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UN issues scathing report on human rights in Canada

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

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