Canada

Canadian arts community plays strategically

October 13, 2008

The Department of Culture is advocating for anyone but Harper this election year

What do Canadians want?

October 12, 2008
The 2008 Canadian Federal Election will be held on October 14, when it is expected that incumbent Prime Minister Stephen Harper and the Conservative Party will win. Barry Kay believes that while issues are important to many, it is the personalities and communication skills of the party leader that will determine the outcome of the…

Canadian election and strategic voting

October 12, 2008
In the second part of their interview, Senior Editor Paul Jay and Rick Salutin discuss the degree by which political discourse is affected by both elections and moments of crisis. Rick believes that the two events are competing forces, with the election campaigns providing a very shallow analysis and the crisis forcing people to consider…

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.…

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