A Long List of Harper’s Wrongs
Guest Column, Yellowknifer April 23, 2014
By Jim Joyce, Council of Canadians NWT Chapter
An editorial in last week’s Yellowknifer (“Stopped by the Message,” April 16) complains that criticism of the federal government during Brigette DePape’s recent public events in Yellowknife was “long on griping, short on substance.”
Since no Yellowknifer reporter attended Ms. DePape’s April 4 speaking event, your lack of specifics is understandable.
“Stop Harper” is a call to action. It is the response to federal attacks on the Canadian core values, particularly the federal government attacks on our society’s least advantaged. It is a list grown so long in eight Harper years that summary becomes impossible, and certainly exceeds your letters-to-the-editor length restrictions.
Here’s a starter list.