Canada

Canadian election and strategic voting

October 10, 2008
Senior Editor Paul Jay sat down with Rick Salutin to discuss the sudden rise in the polls of the Liberal Party, just days before the Canadian election. Salutin talked about the fact that the Conservative Party of Stephen Harper has never really represented a majority of Canadians’ values and as such many Canadians have been…

US war resister faces deportation from Canada

October 10, 2008

Iraq War Resister Sergeant Patrick Hart and his family were informed this week that they must voluntarily leave Canada or face deportation to the United States on October 30. The Hart’s refugee application was rejected by the Canadian Immigration Refugee Board. It is estimated that there are at least 200 war resisters living in Canada.…

What do Canadians want?

October 7, 2008
With the Canadian election approaching, incumbent Prime Minister Stephen Harper appears destined to remain in power, with the only question remaining being: How much power will he attain? Senior Editor Paul Jay sat down with Barry Kay, who’s own seat distribution forecast at www.wlu.ca/lispop shows Harper’s Conservative Party just two seats away from forming a…

Are Canadians mostly progressive or conservative?

October 2, 2008

As Canadians prepare to go to the polls on October 14, the question of a majority conservative government continues to play in the minds of voters. Prime Minister Stephen Harper stated last week that Canadians have grown more accepting of conservative ideas. Journalist and Author Murray Dobbin does not agree.

US war resister is granted stay of deportation

September 28, 2008

Iraq War Resister Jeremy Hinzman won a stay of deportation this week as a judge refused to allow Canada to send him back to the United States to face prosecution for desertion. Hinzman is one of numerous war resisters currently in Canada. Despite the Canadian parliament passing a non-binding resolution on June 3 calling for…

Canadian election

September 12, 2008
Environment and cutting green house gas emissions important issues for 4 of 5 major parties

Climate Change

September 12, 2008
Environment and cutting green house gas emissions important issues for 4 of 5 major parties

Global Warning

September 12, 2008
Environment and cutting green house gas emissions important issues for 4 of 5 major parties