Harper might want to stretch the TPP bargaining to minimize electoral risks. But in the middle of an election, the timing is not really up to Canada. Speak out now at StoptheSecrecy.net
This is the agency our government is telling us to “just trust” with our secrets?
Article by Jim Bronskill for CTV News
OTTAWA – Canada’s electronic spy agency introduced mandatory privacy aware…
Richard Benyon, a Tory MP and former environment minister under David Cameron, writes that Tony Abbott is no Conservative. By Mr. Benyon’s standards, neither is Steve Harper.
Mr. Benyon wrote an opinion piece in the Sydney Morning Herald, in which he called out the Australian prime minister for rescinding the country’s carbon tax, pulling government support for renewable energy and increasing his nation’s exposure to climate risks.
Abbott’s dismissal of climate science and his belief that Australia must choose between economic growth and tackling climate change speak to a distorted vision of what it means to be a conservative.
True conservative values include distaste for over-regulation and enthusiasm for entrepreneurialism. But they also include a respect for sound science and economics, a belief in protecting the natural world and a responsibility to do the best for the biggest possible number of one’s citizens.
The first leader of any major nation to call for a United Nations treaty on climate change was Margaret Thatcher – Britain’s greatest postwar Prime Minister and a standard bearer for the political right.
… er, economic downturn in front of a crowd of Grade fivers because… – They are only a few years younger than the PMO short pant staffers who set up this photo-op, so could talk about cool stuff common to them in between takes… – He has found a group of economic advisors with better insights […]