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Stephen Harper's Hitlist: Power, Politics, and the Assault on Democracy

The list of Stephen Harper’s assaults on democracy is long and unprecedented, not only in Canada, but very likely in all of the English-speaking parliamentary democracies in the world. But how to explain such an attitude on the part of a politician who, after all, was elected democratically to run his country ?

This report was produced by Murray Dobbin for the Council of Canadians.

Chill Effect: Stephen Harper’s cold war on freedom of speech

Have Canadians been paying close enough attention to Stephen Harper and his strong-arming tactics - or will the stern father figure get a free pass for displaying something that looks like leadership but threatens the health of our democracy?