United States

Julian Wolfe
July 27th, 2012

You may have seen the series of ads on TV recently that feature a soothing folk music and clips of diverse gatherings, beautiful landscapes and a sense of opportunity and hope. These ads are part of the American bid to adopt what was once the Canadian dream – a dream that has been under dismantling since Harper took office in 2006.

Julian Wolfe
July 17th, 2012

There is a detail about Prime Minister Stephen Harper that is very mum in Canada. It is a detail that may and will explain every decision he has made to date and every decision he will make in the future.

Julian Wolfe
June 10th, 2012

While the Conservatives and NDP divide the East and West over the effects of the tar sands in terms of the economy and effectively play political games, and while Harper gets funded by oil lobbyists to attack Environmentalists as radical terrorists, an oil spill in Alberta is proving the dangers of the project.

Julian Wolfe
May 17th, 2012

It is no surprise that Canadians are scurrying across the boarder. Go into most Canadian stores and look for the same products in the United States and you will realize that we have been gauged for some time.

Julian Wolfe
May 12th, 2012

Defense Minister Peter Mackay’s cost estimate of Canada’s mission in Libya was 700% less than what it actually was. Canada paid close to $350 million for the war, quite a bit for a country that is dealing with economic constraint. None the less, above all, this reflects his honesty more than his management of taxpayer funds.

Julian Wolfe
April 19th, 2012

The robocall scandal is taking new directions and each of which spell trouble for the Conservative Party. In light of the robocall scandal, Republican-linked firm Front Porch Strategies, which the Conservatives hired in 14 of its campaigns, admitted that it sent American campaigners to at least two Conservative-won ridings that are being investigated for election irregularities.

Julian Wolfe
March 3rd, 2012

The Conservatives recently tried to blame the Liberal Party for the robocalls that were sent out to mislead voters who weren’t Conservative. They sourced a document and tried to have it released to media sources and it contained a false link between the Liberals and an American firm which are completely unrelated to Robocall. It turns out that there is a lot more behind the story beneath the eye.

Julian Wolfe
January 24th, 2012

Harper’s omnibus crime bill is set to cost Ontario tax payers over $1 billion in increased police and correctional service costs. With this massive jump in spending toward a crime initiative that has failed in Texas, what are the repercussions on the end users – tax payers.

Canada is slowly and barely recovering from the worst economic downturn since the great depression and with the federal budget maxed out as it is, and about to undergo austerity, Harper has decided to ram his ideology down the throats of provincial finance ministers. As we speak, provincial budgets are in bad shape and their debt to GDP ratios are higher than that of the federal government.

Julian Wolfe
January 23rd, 2012

The Harper government has labeled and attacked opponents of the XL Keystone pipeline project on the premise that they received funding from American environmental groups. It turns out that the Harper government has also been getting foreign funding.

Julian Wolfe
January 22nd, 2012

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