Citizen Action Monitor

Harper’s record of gutting dissent gives whole new meaning to “bully pulpit”

No 151 Posted by fw, April 10, 2011 “Over the past five years, exercise of the fundamental freedom of speech in Canada has been curbed and discouraged by a federal … Continue reading

April 10, 2011 · Leave a comment

“Election another chance to finally toss Harper out” — poll results

No 150 Posted by fw, April 8, 2011 According to an unscientific poll conducted by, as of 11:25 this morning, 299 (40%) of 756 respondents voted they were “excited about … Continue reading

April 8, 2011 · Leave a comment

Strategic voting has pitfalls warns Straight Goods News

No 148 Posted by fw, April 6, 2011 In a follow-up to yesterday’s post featuring an article by McGill Professor Henry Mintzberg recommending strategic voting as a way to deny … Continue reading

April 6, 2011 · Leave a comment

“Vote strategically to oust Harper” urges distinguished Canadian scholar

No 147 Posted by fw, April 5, 2011 “Imagine treating this election as a plebiscite: a vote for conserving Canada or else for a Conservative Canada. Those who support the … Continue reading

April 5, 2011 · Leave a comment

Harm Harper’s done to our country is beyond imagining

No 146 Posted by fw, April 5, 2011 Thanks to my friend, Linda, who writes: “Here is a great article from Toronto Star columnist Jim Travers who passed away recently.  … Continue reading

April 5, 2011 · Leave a comment

Yet another story of Harper’s bullying and undermining of our democracy

No 145 Posted by fw, April 5, 2011 Ralph Surette, a columnist with the Halifax Chronicle Herald newspaper, began his Saturday, April 2, 2011 column, Why Harper must not have his … Continue reading

April 5, 2011 · Leave a comment

87 reasons to vote against Harper’s bullies

No 144 Posted by fw, April 4, 2011 A standing ovation, please, for: Judith Szabo and Pearl Eliadis who compiled the following list for “, a coalition of organizations and … Continue reading

April 4, 2011 · Leave a comment