Stephen Harper has reaped a whirlwind of protest for his shutting down of Parliament. Could this cynical prorogation be the straw that broke the camel's back?
Politics in Canada
Between 1985 and 1987, a major student movement against apartheid coalesced at Carleton University and succeeded in forcing the university to take a firm stand in opposing the South African regime.
Students are taking action against Carleton's unethical investment practices by launching a divestment campaign against five companies that are complicit in human rights violations in Palestine.
Let's face it, our response to the crisis in Hait is mirrored in almost every country in the world. In our case, it's somewhat tinged with irony, given the ominous defunding of KAIROS late last year.
Looking at the year past there are two things that dominate and show us where the future is most likely headed.
Imagine the Canadians Against Proroguing rally next Saturday and there, gazing from a chilly platform over a crowd of university students sprinkled with older folk, stands Michael Ignatieff.
The recent B.C. Court of Appeal decision on Insite establishes some groundbreaking positions that will have lasting effects for generations to come in the health versus criminalization debate.
Canada's recent de-funding of advocacy organization, KAIROS, is just the latest in the Canadian government's vigilant efforts to disempower groups critical of Israel.
Today -- day two of my hunger strike relay -- we spent the first half hour outside the Carnegie Center, trying to avoid the cold and rain, wrestling to put up a small tent cover.
So Alex Cullen is in, Jim Watson might be in, O'Brien probably it seems.
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