Peter Mansbridge and Stephen Harper sat down for their annual chat on Wednesday Dec. 17, and we learned some hard-hitting truths about politics in Canada like apparently Canada's emissions are going down, and we need to protect Big Oil.
This all leads to the biggest question of 2014: What is the Harper government's biggest transgression in 2014?
Bill C-36 has been very controversial and initially met with much criticism from all sides of the debate, and still continues to be deemed harmful by sex worker rights advocates.
Canada's new prostitution law will take effect tomorrow, December 6, which some people are touting as a "sick and twisted" irony and insensitive, especially after Minister MacKay's comments on the Montreal Massacre.
What do you think of Bill C-36?
The Burnaby Mountain protests against the Kinder Morgan pipelines have continued throughout the week.
What do you think has been the biggest success of the Burnaby Mountain protests?
On Thursday, RCMP started arresting protesters in Burnaby over the Kinder Morgan pipeline.
What do you think continued pipeline protests across Canada indicate?
It's that time again: federal fiscal update time.
The Harper government is announcing a surplus for the first time in seven years. Notably though, it was projected to be upwards of $7 billion, and will actually only be $2 billion. Other than that, not much else was announced.
So, what do you think of the Harper government's fiscal update?
Stephen Harper wants to reward hardworking families! So here's $2 extra a day for child care, and income-splitting.
What do you think of Harper's income-splitting plan?
The Jian Ghomeshi story has taken over the news this week. There has been a lot of discussion around the allegations of sexual abuse, the issue of consent, the use of social media and the prevalence of predators in the workplace.
What do you think the Jian Ghomeshi allegations will do to change ideas about rape culture, consent and people coming forward when they suffer sexual assaults?
A new study from the Broadbent Institute suggests that right-wing charities are given a pass on CRA audits, while progressives are harassed.
The right-wing charities claim no political activities on their part despite the study's evidence of the opposite.
What do you think about the findings on Harper's selective audits?