Archive for June, 2012

Harper government attacks on all fronts

Harper government attacks on all fronts

Just over a year ago, in May 2011, the Canadian Conservatives won their first majority government since 1988, although they had been a minority government for five years. Winning a majority has enabled them to start delivering on their long-held goal to change Canada fundamentally with a thorough neo-liberal agenda in favour of big business […]

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Can New NDP Leader Make a Real Difference to Canada?

Can New NDP Leader Make a Real Difference to Canada?

The new leader of the Canadian New Democratic Party, Thomas Mulcair, faces big challenges and opportunities as the majority Conservative government continues its cold, neo-liberal agenda. Mulcair was elected leader of the NDP, and the official opposition in March of this year, after the previous leader, Jack Layton, died suddenly of cancer in August 2011. […]

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