Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s plan for armed drones is not much more than a faint blip on Ottawa’s radar screen, so the recent increase in media coverage on the subject is good news.
According to a survey conducted by the polling firm Environics, the New Democratic Party is tied with the Conservatives for first place in voter support.
With the notable and limited exception of the proposed F-35 purchase, the issues of war and peace have been almost entirely absent from the current federal election campaign, even though the country is now involved in two on-going wars. The major parties have all published election platform documents, however, and these policy statements do occasionally […]
NDP leader Jack Layton outlined the New Democratic Party’s position on Canada and Afghanistan in a speech at the Centre for Policy Studies of the University of Ottawa on January 14th.