the story of “a government bent on forever changing the relationship between our elected officials and the citizens it represents
wholesale contempt for Parliament, its disdain for the Charter of Rights and the courts’ role in upholding it, its penchant for secrecy, its chronic deceitfulness, its deepening ethical problems, its insistence on taking, at all times, the lowest, crudest path to its ends, its relentless politicization of everything.
A troubled young couple, John Nuttall and Amanda Korody, were entrapped, manipulated, and terrified by undercover RCMP agents into planting fake bombs – supplied by the RCMP – on the grounds of the BC Legislative Buildings on Canada Day 2013. They are now on trial.
the conservative government likes to pretend that can it play with the big boys and has taken a more jingoistic position against the Palestinians, particularly in favor of Israel, but they have also sent fighters to join the bombing campaign in Iraq and Syria. So, the government, which was elected with less than 60 percent of the vote – it only had 39 percent – they are… I think not reflective of most Canadians.
Harper hailed this at the time as a “return to stability.” Canadians can now see what democracy, human rights and respect for the law add up to under Egypt’s new autocrats.
more than $2 billion in security and defense spending.
We, the undersigned organizations, oppose attempts by the Canadian government to criminalize criticism of or opposition to the actions of any country.