Tag Archives: Stephen Harper

What to do in the event you wake up Tuesday morning and Stephen Harper is still Prime Minister

1. Remain calm. 2. Check for structural damage. 3. Be prepared for aftershocks and gloating. 4. Deal with any minor injuries, including cuts, sprains and ideological collapse. 5. Take two minutes to weep in silence behind closed doors so as … Continue reading

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Bill C-51: The C Stands for ‘Conniving’

Canada’s proposed anti-terrorism law, Bill C-51 (“The ‘C’ Stands for ‘Could Happen’”) is receiving wide support across the country. There are some, though, who say it doesn’t go far enough, while others feel the Harper government is both exploiting and … Continue reading

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Panda-ing to the masses

Like federal scientists allowed to express their opinions publicly, me defending Stephen Harper is extremely rare. Over the past few days, though, the Prime Minister has come under attack for taking the time to travel to Toronto to welcome two … Continue reading

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Survey says… less than you think

Just before Christmas, my town hall sent out a survey to its citizens. The first question read, “Are you proud to live in Stanstead? Yes or No.” Well, that stopped me right there. Am I proud? That’s a pretty bold … Continue reading

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Vapid New Year!

By now, plays on the film title The Year of Living Dangerously have easily surpassed the number of people who actually saw the film. This is likely because years tend to come around with regularity, the act of living is … Continue reading

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