proroguing parliament

Nov 22, 2011

Harper tyranny: Tough on democracy

A prime minister like Stephen Harper, who pretends to hold a mandate from the people when his party received less than 40 per cent of the vote, diminishes 'majority rule', a basic democratic concept.
Mar 3, 2010

Harper's assault on democracy

Murray Dobbin
As Parliament resumes, this is the first in a new series looking at the harm Prime Minister Stephen Harper is doing to the political and social fabric of Canada.
Feb 19, 2010

The pollster who couldn't shoot straight

Murray Dobbin
In January, pollster Nik Nano came out saying the whole issue of shutting down Parliament was a big yawn that no one cared about. Really?
Feb 11, 2010

The Harper prorogue protest hits Victoria

Bob Hamilton
Hundreds of members of Canadians Against Proroguing Parliament will rally outside B.C.'s Legislature today when Prime Minister Stephen Harper arrives to address the legislature.
Feb 1, 2010

Democracy in trouble: Time to wake up

I hate to be grim, but there's this gnawing question in the air: Is democracy in trouble? If so, what does it mean? In both Canada and the U.S., what's transpiring is astonishing.


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