The wheels on the CPC bus go round and round
The wheels on the CPC bus go round and round
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The wheels on the CPC bus go round and round

The Conservative bus just got a little less crowded. Three senators – appointed by Stephen Harper just a few years ago – now find themselves out on the pavement after the Conservative-dominated Senate voted Tuesday to suspend them from the upper chamber. Pamela Wallin, Mike Duffy and Patrick Brazeau, tapped by Harper in December 2008 […]

November 5, 2013

The Conservative bus just got a little less crowded.

Three senators – appointed by Stephen Harper just a few years ago – now find themselves out on the pavement after the Conservative-dominated Senate voted Tuesday to suspend them from the upper chamber.

Pamela Wallin, Mike Duffy and Patrick Brazeau, tapped by Harper in December 2008 to work double-duty as party fundraisers and senators on the public dime, join a list of other partisans who also used to be on the bus – until the politically expedient thing to do was for Harper to throw them under the bus. Don’t forgot trailblazers Helena Guergis and Bev Oda.

Now everybody sing…

 

 

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A great addition to the environment minister’s reading list
A great addition to the environment minister’s reading list

A great addition to the environment minister’s reading list

The Institute of Arctic and Alpine Research at the University of Colorado-Boulder has released a new report that is a must-read for Canada’s environment minister, Leona Aglukkaq. Aglukkaq, who represents the northern riding of Nunavut, began her tenure as environment minister with a bit of a blunder, when she cast doubt on climate change. The […]

November 4, 2013

The Institute of Arctic and Alpine Research at the University of Colorado-Boulder has released a new report that is a must-read for Canada’s environment minister, Leona Aglukkaq.

Aglukkaq, who represents the northern riding of Nunavut, began her tenure as environment minister with a bit of a blunder, when she cast doubt on climate change.

The new INSTARR study, flagged by ThinkProgress, should help fill in some blanks. “Average summer temperatures in the Eastern Canadian Arctic during the…