Editorial–For Stephen Harper, Wounded Veterans Are Just A Pain in the Balance Sheet

The News ran a story recently (“Veterans Affairs wants lawsuit dismissed“) that, once again, demonstrates the high regard that the Harper Conservatives really have for Canada’s veterans: To quote Mr. Harper’s lawyers, they think they’re ” frivolous and vexatious”. I … Continue reading

The Daily Sniff for Thursday, July 18, 2013–MMA: Mega-Death, Mega-Classy, Mega-Disgusting

Montreal, Maine and Atlantic Railway–MMA–announced that, in the wake of the Lac Megantic diaster, where they managed to kill around fifty people, that they were also laying off nineteen of the seventy-five employees they have in the Province of Quebec. … Continue reading

The Daily Sniff for Wednesday, June 19, 2013–The World Marches Against Corruption, but for Stephen Harper, Corruption is “Business As Usual”

Anti-corruption protests are taking place all over the world right now–Bucharest, Brazil, Turkey–but not in comfy Canada. We seem to be quite content with paying taxes then having the Harper Conservative regime give our money to their cronies. They are … Continue reading

The Daily Sniff for Tuesday, June 18, 2013–Staggering Irony: Tony Clement Accuses Civil Servants of Dishonesty

Florida governor, Rick Scott proved once again that he is completely in the pockets of the business lobby by signing into law a bill that prohibits local levels of government from implementing paid sick leave. This measure is one more … Continue reading

Editorial for June 15, 2013

Just Another Week Stephen Harper is hoping his European jaunt will aid his cherished hope of a trade agreement and deflect attention from his disastrous senate appointees, fractious backbenchers, economic mediocrity and pathetic environmental record. He’s probably right. Most people … Continue reading

The Daily Sniff for Wednesday, May 15, 2013–Pollsters Flub An Election (Again) But Opportunity Is About to Knock

Today’s ThreeHundredEight blog was a more in-depth and thoughtful version of articles by various authors that ran in every major newspaper and in the ‘Canadian Politics’ sections of most news websites and services. Everyone is talking about how the polls … Continue reading

The Daily Sniff for Monday, May 13, 2013–Re-branding, Harper Conservative-Style

It’s a long string of Harper Conservative business decisions: when you want to re-sell or re-jig or stop funding something (like political friends whose fingers got caught in the cookie jar, scientific research endeavours you want to eliminate, and access … Continue reading

The Daily Sniff for Friday, May 3, 2013–The Sordid Story of Peter MacKay and S&R

Peter Mackay, the Harper Conservatives’ Minister of Defence, had a lot to say about Search and Rescue in Canada. Massively ironic, considering how he misuses Search and Rescue in Canada!! This is the guy that got himself ‘rescued’ by Search … Continue reading

The Daily Sniff for Friday, April 26, 2013–Harper Conservatives Want a Police State of Their Very Own

The Harper Conservatives continue their creepy agenda to force all government employees of any kind to spout the Harper Conservatives’ political message. This isn’t just about “control”, as the media says, but also about retooling Canada into a right wing … Continue reading

The Daily Sniff for Tuesday, April 9, 2013: Harper Conservatives Want to Take CBC to Court

Conservative Revenue Minister, Gail Shea, says she wants to take the CBC to court to force it to reveal the list of names of the Canadians who have off-shore accounts and are possible tax cheats. So that she can make … Continue reading