Harper ‘radicalizes’ his attack on civil liberties

by Barry Weisleder The Conservative government of Prime Minister Stephen Harper is using the October shootings in Ottawa, and the deadly assault that killed another soldier east of Montreal, to advance its authoritarian agenda. With Bill C-44, the "Protection of…

Senate Scandal upstages CETA and Omnibus Bill C-4

by Barry Weisleder How ironic would it be if Prime Minister Stephen Harper's ultimate downfall occurs due to a scandal involving some rip-off artists he appointed to the Senate, rather than as a consequence of Harper's bestial record on the…

Right Wing Meltdown is No Cure for Austerity

Right wing governments in Canada seem to be on the ropes. Prime Minister Stephen Harper's regime is mired in scandals, the latest centred on a $90,000 payoff by his former chief of staff to cover-up misappropriation of funds by Conservative…