Stephen Harer and the Theo-Cons

ON THE CAR RADIO, the weather report was aptly apocalyptic. Environment Canada had just issued a severe thunderstorm warning for Toronto, and already the sky north of the city had turned an ominous charcoal. Even the most cynical Hollywood scriptwriter couldn’t have dreamed up a more fitting scene-setter as a stream of cars turned into a parking lot tucked behind the Loblaws superstore at Eglinton Avenue and Don Mills Road in search of a more precise forecast on just when to expect Armageddon.

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The GOP War on Voting

August 30, 2011 7:40 PM ET

A voter casts his ballot during the primary elections in Virginia
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Politics, the Press and Bad News for Democracy: Newspaper Endorsements Update on Last Day Before Election

For the last three days we’ve been playing the politics and the press game, counting up the editorial endorsements for Prime Minister made by the major daily newspapers across the country.

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Inherent right
Editorial: Inherent right
Published: Wednesday, March 9, 2011 10:49 AM PST
Tla'Amin (Sliammon) First Nation community members are condemning the federal government for stalling their final treaty agreement. Chief negotiators reached a deal in June 2010, but the federal government has not signed off on it, which means Tla'Amin has not been able to start its ratification process.

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