It was 2012 and Harper was still in power when a small story that slipped by most media outlets caught my attention. It was around the time I was researching the China file and May had caught a second treaty tabled the same day as the contentious Canada China FIPA, that held serious implications forContinue reading ” The road to power is paved with hypocrisy and casualties…” ~ Frank Underwood, House of Cards or Why the Greens are set to lose my vote
Settled deep into the halcyon days of summer, mid-August triggers a sense of urgency for many Canadians regardless of where you live. Every day is a tick of the clock counting down the coveted days of a northern summer that for many, is all too short. And while most of us will use every freeContinue reading “The only way to change it, is to vote. People are responsible.” ~ Paul Wellstone
Is the China-Canada investment agreement a sell-out for Canada? When an agreement is conducted with so much secrecy and lack of consultation with Canadians that Rick Mercer dedicates an entire rant to the subject, you know something is up. Two years ago, Prime Minister Stephen Harper and then-president Hu Jintao quietly witnessed the signing ofContinue reading This weeks column for 24Hrs Vancouver: Who’s Harper working for?
“I can retain neither respect nor affection for government which has been moving from wrong to wrong in order to defend its immorality” ~ Mahatma Gandhi There are two very important things I would ask my readers to do today. First, head on over to http://thecanadian.org/item/1803-how-you-can-help-prevent-the-ratification-of-canada-china-fipa At the link above, you will find detailed andContinue reading Stories within stories: Harper,why we must stop the Canada-China FIPA and the deal you still don’t really know about.