The Coalition "Debate": How Stupid Will It Get?

The Coalition “Debate”: How Stupid Will It Get?

By John Deverell

There is little more annoying than listening to the leaders of Canada’s two larger political parties opine on what the May 2 election result will mean for “democracy.”

Stephen Harper argues that, if the voting system confers a Parliamentary majority or large minority on him and the Conservative party, then they will…

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22 Reasons to Stop the Harper Conservatives

1) Although the Harper Conservatives campaigned on Transparency, the Speaker of the House of Commons had to rule three times that “the Harper government” appeared to breach parliamentary privilege. For the first time in Canadian history, the government was found in contempt of Parliament.


2) The Information Commissioner said “the Harper government” was the least transparent when it came to Access to Information requests.…

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Dr. Harper’s New and Improved Medicare

Catch 22 note: Western Canadian journalist and columnist Murray Dobbin recognized many years ago that Stephen Harper promoted a political ideology that went against the Canadian national interest. Dobbin has tracked Harper’s career from his early days at the right-wing National Citizens Coalition some 30 years ago. Dobbin is a member of Catch 22’s campaign team.

 

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"The Great Disconnect: Stephen Harper’s Platform and What Canadians Really Want"

James Laxer is regularly asked to comment on current national and global issues by the Canadian media and frequently writes columns in major newspapers and periodicals.

 

The Great Disconnect: Stephen Harper’s Platform and What Canadians Really Want

by James Laxer

 

Excerpts:

If the Conservatives get their majority, the first two years of untrammeled Harper power, will be very…

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Do something

Catch 22 note: Western Canadian journalist and columnist Murray Dobbin recognized many years ago that Stephen Harper promoted a political ideology that went against the Canadian national interest. Dobbin has tracked Harper’s career from his early days at the right-wing National Citizens Coalition some 30 years ago. Dobbin is a member of Catch 22’s campaign team.

 

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Cons push for majority must be stopped: Harper would dismantle Canada as we know it

Catch 22 note: Western Canadian journalist and columnist Murray Dobbin recognized many years ago that Stephen Harper promoted a political ideology that went against the Canadian national interest. Dobbin has tracked Harper’s career from his early days at the right-wing National Citizens Coalition some 30 years ago. In this column, Dobbin, a member of Catch 22’s campaign team, explains how Harper would change the face of Canada if elected with a…

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