Archive for July, 2015

Watch 13 Conservative MPs drone on like robots reading the same script

July 30, 2015

UN concerned about Canada’s new anti-terror law

July 24, 2015

A United Nations human rights body is raising concerns about Canada’s new anti-terror legislation, saying it could run afoul of international human rights norms.,7340,L-4683460,00.html

The Conservatives Have Steered Canada Into a Preventable Recession

July 21, 2015

Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz didn’t actually use the “R” word: recession. But his monetary policy report last Wednesday said it all the same, using numbers instead of words. By projecting that Canada’s economy shrank 0.5 per cent in the second quarter of 2015 (following a similar decline in the first quarter), the Bank joins a growing list of others who have concluded that Canada’s economy is now in recession (traditionally defined as two consecutive quarters of negative growth).

How far has Canada’s economic star fallen? Only recently Prime Minister Stephen Harper boasted that Canada’s economy was “the envy of the entire world.” That claim was always overstated. Now it is downright ludicrous.

Is Canada in a recession?

July 10, 2015

Sticky-Fingered Senators Pass Anti-Union Bill C-377

July 2, 2015

When Politicians Use The F-Word

July 1, 2015