Stephen Harper takes control of Senate
Prime Minister Stephen Harper has appointed three experienced Conservative provincial politicians to the Senate to fill five vacancies. The two other appointees are community activists...
Filling of these five vacancies changes the landscape in the Red Chamber, finally giving the Conservatives a slight edge over the Liberals.
And there's this:
Canada talks tough to Karzai
Foreign Affairs Minister Lawrence Cannon revealed in an interview on Power & Politics with Evan Solomon that he will be talking to his Afghan counterpart to convey Canada's concern over Afghan President Hamid Karzai's decision to give himself the power to appoint all members of that country's Electoral Complaints Commission (ECC).
Yes, Larry, why don't you lecture Hamid Karzai on the fascist classlessness of unilaterally giving himself more power? Let me know how that works out for you.