Category Archives: Defeat Harper

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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How Harper Put Canada Massively in the Red

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

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In the shadow of Paul Martin: Can you trust the Liberals?

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

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