Tag: Stephen Harper

Harper and terrorists misuse the term “jihad”

Photo: Paul S. Graham
by Shahina Siddiqui
Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s obsession with what he considers jihad is reaching the point of fatal attraction. In his latest assault on Canadians’ rights and freedoms, Harper has promised if elected he will ban travel to “terrorist hot spots.” He says, with a straight face, that it will help make […]

Rally against the Harper government

[ May 19, 2009; 5:30 pm; ]

Stephen Harper will be in Winnipeg to raise funds for the Frontier Centre for Public Policy, a right wing think tank for the wealthy and corporations. All opposed to the Conservative Government’s agenda are invited.

Date: Tues., May 19, 2009
Time: 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Location: Victoria Inn, (Wellington & Berry, by the airport)
Information: Winnipeg Labour Defence […]

Urgent: War Resisters need your support today!

On the day that Prime Minister Stephen Harper is turning the sod at the Canadian Museum of Human Rights in Winnipeg, his government is forcibly deporting American war resister Clifford Cornell.
Despite Mr. Harper’s pretensions as a patron of human rights, his government has completely ignored a motion, passed by Parliament June 3, 2008, that […]

Not in 2009, not in 2011! End the war in Afghanistan, NOW!

Photo: Canadian Forces Combat Camera
by the Canadian Peace Alliance
Stephen Harper said today that Canadian soldiers will be withdrawn from Afghanistan by 2011. This contradicts previous statements by the Harper government that have alluded to another possible extension past 2011. Harper claims that Canadians will have lost the appetite for war in three years from now. […]

Canada, Guantanamo and Yankee Poodles

Stephen Harper, Bush’s Last Yes Man?
by Robert Fantina
Counterpunch, July 12/13, 2008
During the administration of Tony Blair as Prime Minister of Britain, he was sometimes referred to as the ‘Yankee Poodle,’ due to the constant and humiliating spectacle he made of himself with his obvious adoration of U.S. President George W. Bush.
Now, it seems, Canadian […]