Montreal Simon: Stephen Harper and the Great Betrayal

Well I suppose it was inevitable eh? First Stephen Harper started clinging to the Queen like a fridge magnet. And going gaga over everything Royal.  Then he spent gazillions to celebrate a war 200 years ago that helped keep Canada British. And now we're a colony again.Read more »

Montreal Simon: The Casserole Symphony and the Royal Canadians

In many Montreal neighbourhoods this evening people were banging pots and pans in another casserole symphony of protest. The latest tactic in this awesome  struggle.  It's a nightly ritual known as les manifs aux casseroles, that sees hundreds of people step out of their homes, armed with pots and pans. At the stroke of 8 ...