Post Tagged with: "conservatives"

Conservatives Kill ATIP Database

The CBC is reporting that the Conservative government has quietly killed the CAIRS database, an invaluable source of information that listed virtually all ATIP requests.  The database was an essential research tool for more open government and the decision will have an exceptionally damaging effect on government accountability and transparency.

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May 2, 2008 15 comments Must Reads

Liberals Threaten Election Over C-10

The Globe and Mail reports that the Liberals have vowed to amend Bill C-10, even if it triggers an election.

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May 1, 2008 2 comments Must Reads

Conservatives Rerun New Year Card Issue

Fresh off the controversy involving Jewish New Year cards, yesterday I received an email from a reader angry over having received a Chinese New Year card from Prime Minister Stephen Harper.  The same privacy issues again come to the fore – the person is not Chinese and is upset that […]

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March 7, 2008 3 comments Must Reads

Liberals Argue Prentice Should Step Aside on Copyright

The Liberals argued during Question Period today that Industry Minister Jim Prentice should step aside on the copyright file in light of Conservative Party infringement issue.  House Leader Peter Van Loan responded that the issue has been settled.

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February 27, 2008 Comments are Disabled Must Reads

The Georgia Straight on Copyright Reform

"The Conservative government, it seems, just wants the bill tabled, and will deal with the consequences afterward. I wonder if they’re ready to lose a federal election. That’s one hell of a consequence."  Read the full article.

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January 31, 2008 1 comment Must Reads