Stephen Harper and the clear, simple, straightforward answer
Stephen Harper and the clear, simple, straightforward answer
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Stephen Harper and the clear, simple, straightforward answer

If you’re not “very clear” on the ever-changing Senate scandal story from the Conservatives, you can be forgiven. Stephen Harper’s former chief of staff Nigel Wright “acted alone,” the Prime Minister told us, then “very few” knew of the scheme. Now, as new RCMP documents reveal, at least a dozen people, including more than a few […]

November 21, 2013

If you’re not very clear” on the ever-changing Senate scandal story from the Conservatives, you can be forgiven. Stephen Harper’s former chief of staff Nigel Wright “acted alone,” the Prime Minister told us, then “very few” knew of the scheme.

Now, as new RCMP documents reveal, at least a dozen people, including more than a few in Stephen Harper’s own office, were intimately involved in working out the repayment of Mike Duffy’s improper expenses and the white-washing of an audit. 

We don’t know all the facts yet. But what we do know is this scene from the BBC series “Yes, Prime Minister” makes us laugh.
 

 

 

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A brief history of Jason Kenney's Twitter tirades
A brief history of Jason Kenney's Twitter tirades

A brief history of Jason Kenney’s Twitter tirades

Canada’s employment minister has been busy lately getting into spats on Twitter. On Tuesday, Jason Kenney got into trouble with his early morning anti-union dig. He deleted that post just 38 minutes after posting it. But there’s plenty remaining on his Twitter feed showing his antipathy for organized labour and its position on the controversial […]

November 20, 2013

Canada’s employment minister has been busy lately getting into spats on Twitter. On Tuesday, Jason Kenney got into trouble with his early morning anti-union dig. He deleted that post just 38 minutes after posting it.

But there’s plenty remaining on his Twitter feed showing his antipathy for organized labour and its position on the controversial Temporary Foreign Worker Program.

In recent weeks, independent studies have thrown “cold water” on the idea of a skills shortage in…