Harper government

Un-muzzle the scientists? Not so fast.

Those with the lab coats do not have a monopoly on evidence

How Canada’s incoherence on climate is killing Keystone

In the absence of ambitious climate policies, Edmonton and Ottawa have decided on an ambitious program of wordsmithing

The new Stephen Harper, safer than the old Harper

Paul Wells on the more reserved prime minister

Scientists vs. Harper

Science-ish looks at the evidence on the claim that the Tory government is anti-science


So much for Dutch disease

Mulcair’s references to Dutch disease obscure his environmental criticisms of the oil patch

Lawful Access: a creepy Valentine from Vic Toews

No one will ‘read emails without a warrant,’ he says. Indeed, it may be much worse than that.

The unofficial opposition

Canada’s unofficial (and unelected) opposition

Former high-ranking civil servants are outspoken critics of the Harper government

How the government wants to trick us into saving more

Never mind the hypothetical cuts to OAS, Ottawa’s got some actual pension measures before Parliament


Ottawa apparently sees the NEB as a friend of the oil industry

Canada’s nominally independent energy regulator, the National Energy Board (which is currently evaluating Enbridge’s plan to build the Northern Gateway pipeline) is an ally of the federal government, according to an embarrassing official policy paper that was made public on Thursday. First Nations, on the other hand, are an adversary.

Getting inside Harper’s headspace

Getting inside Harper’s headspace

‘Everybody knows final decisions are made by the PM’


Go away, media. You’re jerks and I hate you.

FESCHUK: Does our PM sometimes come off like a seven-year-old? There’s good reason for that.