Displaying items by tag: Stephen Harper - New Canadian Media - New Canadian Media http://mta2.newcanadianmedia.ca Sat, 23 Sep 2017 03:28:42 -0400 Joomla! - Open Source Content Management en-gb Pundits Weigh in on Islamic Identity in Canada http://mta2.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/34696-pundits-weigh-in-on-islamic-identity-in-canada http://mta2.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/34696-pundits-weigh-in-on-islamic-identity-in-canada In The Relevance of Islamic Identity in Canada: Culture, Politics, and Self, a book edited by Nurjehan Aziz, 12 authors grapple with the idea of Islamic identity in Canada.
by Alireza Ahmadian in Vancouver, British Columbia Identity determines how we value ourselves and how others perceive us. Its significance…
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Books Sun, 08 May 2016 15:04:00 -0400
‘We Lost Our Way’ in 2015 Campaign, Patrick Brown Says of Niqab and Defending Minorities http://mta2.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/33835-we-lost-our-way-in-2015-campaign-patrick-brown-says-of-niqab-and-defending-minorities http://mta2.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/33835-we-lost-our-way-in-2015-campaign-patrick-brown-says-of-niqab-and-defending-minorities Patrick Brown, leader of the Progressive Conservative party of Ontario says the party went “too far” with its niqab rhetoric during the federal election campaign.
by BJ Siekierski in Ottawa Patrick Brown has already taken the Ontario Progressive Conservative party in a new direction since…
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Politics Mon, 21 Mar 2016 13:22:46 -0400
China Makes Tit-for-Tat ‘Spy’ Accusation of Canadian Citizen http://mta2.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/33079-china-makes-tit-for-tat-spy-accusation-of-canadian-citizen http://mta2.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/33079-china-makes-tit-for-tat-spy-accusation-of-canadian-citizen China Makes Tit-for-Tat ‘Spy’ Accusation of Canadian Citizen
The Chinese regime is accusing a Canadian, Kevin Garratt, of spying and stealing state secrets. According to Chinese state-run news…
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China Thu, 04 Feb 2016 04:00:59 -0500
Saudi Arms Deal Not Worth Economic Gain: Jaramillo http://mta2.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/33022-saudi-arms-deal-not-worth-economic-gain-jaramillo http://mta2.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/33022-saudi-arms-deal-not-worth-economic-gain-jaramillo An almost $15 billion deal brokered by the former Harper government will see light armoured vehicles, like this one, shipped from Canada to Saudi Arabia.
by Alireza Ahmadian in Vancouver In this piece, journalist Alireza Ahmadian discusses Canada’s arms deal with Saudi Arabia with Cesar…
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Top Stories Mon, 01 Feb 2016 10:14:22 -0500
For the Conservatives to Move Ahead, Harper has to Move Out http://mta2.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/32762-for-the-conservatives-to-move-ahead-harper-has-to-move-out http://mta2.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/32762-for-the-conservatives-to-move-ahead-harper-has-to-move-out It's time for the Conservatives to lose former prime minister Stephen Harper, writes L Ian MacDonald.
Commentary by L. Ian MacDonald in Montreal In one sense, the Liberal majority in the House is good for the…
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Commentary Mon, 18 Jan 2016 18:06:10 -0500
Diaspora Supports Thaw with Tehran http://mta2.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/32353-diaspora-supports-thaw-with-tehran http://mta2.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/32353-diaspora-supports-thaw-with-tehran Many members of the Iranian Canadian diaspora are in support of the Liberal party's plan to re-engage their home country.
by Alireza Ahmadian in Vancouver Analysts and members of the Iranian-Canadian community say they are optimistic about a thawing of…
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Politics Sun, 20 Dec 2015 19:05:45 -0500
Liberal Government Withdraws Appeal of Niqab Decision http://mta2.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/31710-liberal-government-withdraws-appeal-of-niqab-decision http://mta2.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/31710-liberal-government-withdraws-appeal-of-niqab-decision During the recent federal election, the debate over whether or not women should be allowed to wear the niqab during citizenship ceremonies took centrestage in many debates.
by Janice Dickson in Ottawa Fulfilling a promise made during the election campaign, the Trudeau government said today it plans…
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Politics Tue, 17 Nov 2015 06:33:03 -0500
From a Youth’s Perspective: Harper’s Conservatives Swept Away by Their Own Negativity http://mta2.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/31496-from-a-youth-s-perspective-harper-s-conservatives-swept-away-by-their-own-negativity http://mta2.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/31496-from-a-youth-s-perspective-harper-s-conservatives-swept-away-by-their-own-negativity From a Youth’s Perspective: Harper’s Conservatives Swept Away by Their Own Negativity
BY HARNOOR GILL Grade 12 student Christ The King Catholic Secondary Georgetown, Ontario THE longest Canadian election campaign in history…
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Politics Mon, 09 Nov 2015 21:01:38 -0500
Council of CEOs’ Manley Slams Conservative Approach to China, Calls for Trade Deal http://mta2.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/31262-council-of-ceos-manley-slams-conservative-approach-to-china-calls-for-trade-deal http://mta2.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/31262-council-of-ceos-manley-slams-conservative-approach-to-china-calls-for-trade-deal Stephen Harper is greeted by Xi Jinping, President of the People's Republic of China, upon his arrival at the Great Hall of the People during his official visit to China.
by BJ Siekierski in Ottawa John Manley — the president and CEO of Canadian Council of Chief Executives — criticized…
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Economy Wed, 28 Oct 2015 22:09:52 -0400
Step One in Rebuilding the CPC: Cutting Loose the Religious Right http://mta2.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/31223-step-one-in-rebuilding-the-cpc-cutting-loose-the-religious-right http://mta2.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/31223-step-one-in-rebuilding-the-cpc-cutting-loose-the-religious-right The next person to assume the mantle of leadership of the Conservative party in Canada must be a unifying, inclusive figure with a team to match, writes Tasha Kheiriddin.
by Tasha Kheiriddin in Toronto Red, blue or purple? As it nurses its bruises from the election, the Conservative party…
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Commentary Tue, 27 Oct 2015 12:37:37 -0400