Harper government

Mar 28, 2011

The game is on for another election

Gerry Caplan
I can barely keep my eyes open long enough to write this. The thought that this poor old nation must endure its fourth election in seven years is almost too much to endure.
Mar 24, 2011

Bring on the election

The timing drama is over and the spring election is definitely on. I couldn't be happier to see an end to the Stephen Harper government's giant fuck-you to the values of the majority of Canadians.
Feb 20, 2011

Kairos case is a reminder of the real Harper agenda

Gerry Caplan
The real issue in the Bev Oda fiasco is the reversal, by Stephen Harper, of a 60-year consensus shared by all previous governments about the central role of civil society in Canada.
Feb 13, 2011

The child-care bogeyman

Gerry Caplan
How do we account for this weird conservative antipathy to something as sensible, practical and non-ideological as early childhood education?
Feb 11, 2011

Guilting parents out of child care

Trish Hennessy
Last week's furor over child care inspired me to look at the left/right divide between how we frame child care in Canada.


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