Justice

“Canadian citizenship harder to obtain under Harper government, immigration critic says” (Metro Vancouver)

Neal Hall (Metro Vancouver): Canadian citizenship is harder to obtain and easier to lose under immigration laws introduced over the last nine years by the government of Prime Minister Stephen Harper, says a new report. “There…


“Mrs. Universe calls for First Nations to vote out Harper” (The Toronto Star)

Peter Edwards (The Toronto Star): Days after being crowned Mrs. Universe, Canada’s Ashley Callingbull has called upon First Nations people to vote out Stephen Harper. “I urge all First Nations people in Canada to vote…



“RCMP charge Syrian officer accused of torturing Maher Arar” (CBC News)

Editor’s Note: While this news may not seem overtly “political,” it is an important first in Canada. Torture a Canadian, says the RCMP, and consequences must follow. CBC News: RCMP have laid a charge in absentia against a Syrian…



“Harper feeling the wrath of Streisand Effect as efforts to silence artist make ‘Harperman’ song go viral” (ThinkPol.ca)

ThinkPol.ca: Efforts by the Harper government to silence a protest song about ousting Conservative Leader Stephen Harper has caused the song to go viral, according to Youtube viewer statistics.” “Between the June 22, 2015, when…




“Mood of the electorate worsens as perceptions about the economy deteriorate” (Abacus Data)

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