Howler alert: Harper government has
Howler alert: Harper government has
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Howler alert: Harper government has “the highest ethical standard of all time”

Forget about the ongoing RCMP investigation into the Senate spending scandal and a cover-up in the Prime Minister’s Office. And don’t think about all those times that Elections Canada caught Conservatives overspending during election campaigns. And definitely don’t get stuck on Elections Canada’s ongoing voter suppression investigation involving Conservative Party operatives. And about those fundraisers by cabinet ministers raising conflict […]

January 31, 2014

Forget about the ongoing RCMP investigation into the Senate spending scandal and a cover-up in the Prime Minister’s Office.

And don’t think about all those times that Elections Canada caught Conservatives overspending during election campaigns. And definitely don’t get stuck on Elections Canada’s ongoing voter suppression investigation involving Conservative Party operatives.

And about those fundraisers by cabinet ministers raising conflict of interest questions? Forget about that.

Now watch this week’s howler from Parliamentary Secretary Paul Calandra, Stephen Harper’s point man in the House of Commons tapped to answer questions about all these ongoing scandals and ethical lapses.

 

 

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Veteran: “I feel like my government has betrayed me”

Terry Collins served in the Canadian military for two decades before retiring in 2008, and has relied on the services of the Veterans Affairs office in Sydney, N.S., ever since. The retired warrant officer, who suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder following a tour of duty in Afghanistan, is now staring down at the closure on […]

January 30, 2014

Terry Collins served in the Canadian military for two decades before retiring in 2008, and has relied on the services of the Veterans Affairs office in Sydney, N.S., ever since.

The retired warrant officer, who suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder following a tour of duty in Afghanistan, is now staring down at the closure on Friday of the Sydney office, along with eight other Veterans Affairs offices in smaller cities across the country.

“I served…