Marie-Danielle Smith, writing for Embassy News, discusses the lack of attention given to the issue of defence procurement in the Canadian election thus far. (“Defence procurement an elephant in the war room”, Embassy News, 26 August 2015). Though it may seem to have been ignored up to now, it won’t be long before it gets […]
And … the Duffy Trial re-opens! This election has already seen many twists and turns with the Harper government showering us in taxpayer dollars, and then new travel restrictions proclaimed in the name of anti-terrorism. Wednesday marks the resumption of the Mike Duffy criminal trial, with Harper’s former Chief of Staff Nigel Wright set to begin […]
The giant statue proposed for a park in Cape Breton is another example of the Harper government’s love of hamfisted political symbolism.
The anti-ISIS campaign, with its successes and failures, has led many to question whether the West’s strategy needs a thorough rethink.
Bruce Livesey lays out a litany of decisions made by Prime Minister Harper that have undermined Canada’s reputation globally.
The Harper government has awarded a $400 million contract to SNC-Lavalin PAE Inc. just months after the group’s parent company was banned from bidding on Canadian aid projects due to multiple bribery and corruption scandals.