Conservative Party of Canada

RBC’s real mistake in the outsourcing uproar was embarrassing the Harper Tories

There is nothing new about outsourcing jobs to lower cost countries. There is also nothing new about using temporary foreign “guest” workers as a way to avoid paying wages that the law of supply and demand would otherwise set for Canadian labour.

However, by bringing these two trends together in the operation of a part of RBC’s sprawling information-and-technology empire, the bank inadvertently made the worst mistake a financial institution can ever make: It has embarrassed the government that licenses and regulates it.

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Chinese miners sent home

The company that brought miners from China to work on a B.C. coal project says it is sending some of the workers back home and is not bringing any more to Canada for the time being due to court delays.

Two unions are challenging the government's decision to allow HD Mining to bring about 200 Chinese miners to work in northern B.C., rather than hire Canadians.

HD Mining announced in a release Monday that its 16 temporary foreign workers on the Murray River project are returning to China.

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Harper's Christian Right Wing

Christian end-timers welcome Armageddon and The Rapture that follows for them. If you've ever heard them go beyond defending Israel to hoping for an all out conflagration in the Middle East you could almost be forgiven if you dismissed them as marginal whack-jobs good only for a kind of black humour entertainment.

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Bill C-304: Hate Speech Clause's Repeal Gives White Supremacists Rare Moment Of Glee

A Conservative private members’ bill that repeals part of Canada’s hate speech laws has passed the House of Commons with scant media attention, and even less commentary. But it's being cheered by many Canadian conservatives as a victory for freedom of speech. And it's being cheered most vocally by another group: White supremacists.

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The day Canada’s white supremacists saluted Stephen Harper

o far, Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s ideology-inspired of project of social and political engineering expresses itself most eloquently in three ways: the Conservatives’ egregious assault on civi

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Shawn Atleo's Medical Leave Will See Top Chief Take 'Brief' Break

OTTAWA - A sudden medical leave announced Monday by the head of Canada's largest aboriginal organization will delay — but not derail — pivotal talks between First Nations and Stephen Harper, says

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