Local Opinions - Red Deer Advocate
It’s a matter of history that prime minister Stephen Harper has had problems with the Supreme Court of Canada on various issues — including Senate reform. So you’d think he would take a measured guess as to the court’s reaction before announcing his moratorium on appointing new senators.
My guess, he has taken that measure and that a more rounded plan will be forthcoming before the election campaign becomes formal. READ
Deadly recent racially-charged tragedies in America have been seen to be in the shadow of a both despised — and revered — symbol. Flags of the Confederacy — relics of a bygone, shameful but not forgotten era from American history — have been flying in the winds of controversy, reviled as the colours of hatred and bigotry. READ
Of course, I have no insider’s access and I do not know what is said in cabinet meetings, but I suspect the Harper government already has a team of civil servants drafting a law to allow suffering and dying patients to request the help of a doctor to ease and aid their death. READ