Geoffrey Stevens's blog
Published Nov. 4, 2013, in The Waterloo Regional Record.
It has taken a long time, but gradually people who know and respect Nigel Wright are speaking out in support of the man they admire, a man they believe has been treated abominably by Prime Minister Stephen Harper.
Published Oct. 28, 2013, in The Waterloo Regional Record.
"I've had quite a few colleagues say we wish we could vote with you, but we have to kind of go with the flow" — Conservative Senator Hugh Segal on the Harper government's effort to rid the upper house of Pamela Wallin, Mike Duffy and Patrick Brazeau
Published Oct. 21, 2013, in The Waterloo Regional Record
According to Prime Minister Stephen Harper, the Canada-Europe trade agreement he signed in Brussels last week is "the biggest deal our country has ever made."
Even if that's true — even if, as he went on to proclaim, the agreement in principle, "is a historic win for Canada" — will it be enough to save his Conservative government?
Published Oct. 15, 2013, in The Waterloo Regional Record
Parliament sits so infrequently — just 76 days so far this year — that we almost forget it exists, which, of course, may be what the Harper Conservatives have in mind.