Citizen Action Monitor

The perils of not-for-profit, confrontational political activism in Canada

Shit Harper Did group didn’t have the expertise and financial resources at hand when Revenue Canada came calling. No 1758 Posted by fw, August 26, 2016 “A few months before the … Continue reading

August 26, 2016

“Trudeau and his Liberals will use their majority to enforce the dictates of the capitalist elite”

And the “Harper lite” NDP got what it deserved – an electoral debacle No 1483 Posted by fw, October 20, 2015 “Trudeau and his Liberals will use their majority to … Continue reading

October 20, 2015

TPP free trade deal is really a stealth neoliberal assault on low-earners designed to protect investor rights

By favouring TPP, are Harper, Mulcair and Trudeau selling out Canadian workers to maximize corporate profits? No 1465 Posted by fw, October 1, 2015 “So we can’t say a lot … Continue reading

October 1, 2015

Teary-eyed Harper’s lame excuses over death of Syrian infant are shameful

Moreover, through inaction, all of Canada’s political parties are complicit in refugee crisis. No 1442 Posted by fw, September 06, 2015 “Prime Minister Stephen Harper has responded to a public outcry … Continue reading

September 6, 2015

Harper’s desperate 11-week campaign gamble could turn out to be his “Long Goodbye”

Warmth and charisma are not Harper’s strengths; if he continues to avoid media scrutiny and mixing with people, he’ll look ridiculous No 1417 Posted by fw, August 09, 2015 “The … Continue reading

August 9, 2015

Harper flunks fact-checking test in first election debate

Results reinforce public perception that Harper plays fast-and-loose with the facts No 1416 Posted by fw, August 07, 2015 “Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored.” ―Aldous Huxley, Complete … Continue reading

August 7, 2015

Leadnow is pumped – “Harper wants a long election? We’ll give him one!”

Upwards of half-million followers ready to stop riding-by-riding vote splitting that gave Harper 2011 majority No 1415 Posted by fw, August 05, 2015 “Over the last 10 years, the Harper … Continue reading

August 5, 2015

Will Harper try to lie and cheat his way to election victory? Looks like it says Duncan Cameron

So what should we make of people who would vote for a lying cheat? Wilfully ignorant? Easily misled? Or…what? No 1414 Posted by fw, August 03, 2015 “This prime minister … Continue reading

August 3, 2015

Harper exploits taxpayer-funded, billion-dollar loophole in his “Unfair” Elections Act

Leadnow advocacy NGO asks supporters to remind Canadians who is wasting their tax dollars No 1413 Posted by fw, August 02, 2015 “Can you share the image below to make … Continue reading

August 2, 2015

With words and images, Montreal Simon skewers Harper’s delusional self-promotion as Canada’s saviour

Will Canadians vote to follow Harper — into the abyss of their own creation? No 1411 Posted by fw, July 31, 2015 “With an election call coming as early as … Continue reading

July 31, 2015

Investigative reporter Bruce Livesey gives the inside story of how Harper will win the 2015 election

Among a toolkit of tricks and tactics, Harper Cons knowingly target “the least informed, least engaged voters”, for they determine the outcome of close campaigns   No 1391 Posted by … Continue reading

July 7, 2015

Stephen Harper, let us count the reasons why we fear and loath you

“Harper has systematically and stealthily sought to change a social democratic country into a neo-con satellite of the US Empire of chaos,” says university professor No 1388 Posted by fw, … Continue reading

July 5, 2015

Stephen Harper: Is he Canada’s worst prime minister ever?

Eleven respected Canadians give the PM two thumbs way down on the fundamentals of governing No 1343 Posted by fw, May 20, 2015 “Given his longevity in power, and in … Continue reading

May 20, 2015

Terminator-in-Chief Harper removes, silences government watchdogs, senior bureaucrats who cross him

Their offense? — They simply reported what they found and refused to back down No 1340 Posted by fw, May 18, 2015 “Forthright government watchdogs have a way of disappearing … Continue reading

May 18, 2015

New book explores Harper’s manipulative, democracy-wrecking, thought control schemes

“Harper’s intentions to remake Canada is based on ideology, not on solid facts or research” No 1328 Posted by fw, May 8, 2015 “[T]he genius in this tome is how … Continue reading

May 8, 2015

The thugs Harper will be aiding and abetting when he sends our troops to Ukraine

Learn the truth about recent events in Ukraine – the truth rarely seen in Canada’s mainstream media No 1317 Posted by fw, April 23, 2015 According to an April 12, … Continue reading

April 23, 2015

Canadian Senator Mike Duffy’s diaries reveal sleaze in the not-so-hallowed-halls of Parliament

And it ain’t over til the fat Senator sings No 1308 Posted by fw, April 11, 2015 There’s even a shaggy dog story in the squalid details presented in this … Continue reading

April 11, 2015

Citizen advocacy org taking PM Harper’s Office to court for bribing Senator

Democracy Watch asking citizens to contribute to PMO Prosecution Fund – Hold Harper Cons accountable No 1305 Posted by fw, April 10, 2015 “Democracy Watch called for these charges because … Continue reading

April 10, 2015

Harper Watch dishes out more bad news for PM’s Cons – That’s the good news

The bad news is latest public opinion polls find Harper Cons party and leader in front No 1301 Posted by fw, April 5, 2015 This post has two sections – … Continue reading

April 5, 2015