So, I was just reading about Google's "Your interview with Prime Minister Harper" initiative and am curious to see what you folks think of it. It is Harper's way of going directly to "the people" without that messy intermediary of the media, which we all know he wishes didn't exist. I mean, as we saw around the prorogration, he can't even count on the right-wing media to support him anymore.
Politics in Canada
A new report shows that the rate of tuberculosis among Inuit is 185 times greater than for the rest of the country. That's an incredible number and it's the product of our unfair social institutions.
David J. Climenhaga
Who says Prime Minister Stephen Harper won't make former Alberta NDP leader Raj Pannu Lieutenant Governor of Alberta? He is the best choice, after all.
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A freedom of information request by Canadian Press revealed that the office of Immigration Minister Jason Kenney deleted references to the civil rights of queer Canadians from a guide for immigrants.
A news release from Mayor Miller's office had some speculating that he would reverse his decision not to run again. Unfortunately, the race to the bottom between the front-runners continues.
The entry into a downtown Toronto shelter by the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) on February 27 brought a renewed demand for prompt action from the Shelter | Sanctuary | Status Coalition.
Ontario Throne Speech raises questions about McGuinty's commitment to protecting water, given his emphasis on privatization and tech fixes that create more problems than they solve.
To my fellow Canadians:
The undermining of Canadian Democracy -- A look at the Richard Colvin scandal, tricky Conservative election accounting and ignoring parliamentary resolutions.