Canadian Politics

#Cdnpoli: Harper Watch

After writing blogs on Scottish and American politics, it’s time to return to my home and native land. There’s plenty going on in this country to keep an eye on. This weekend there were three articles about our current government that caught my eye. Doug Saunders in Peak Oil? More Like Peak Canada writes about […]

Take that Canadian Flag off Your Backpack

Under the Harper government Canada’s international reputation has suffered over the last few years. It has reached a critical point when Canada is being called a “villain”  at the Rio Summit.  Commenting on Canada’s refusal to contribute to an IMF fund should an unstable world economy threaten global (including Canadian) economic markets, Geoffrey Simpson wrote in […]