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    Canada: Arms Control or Arms Sales?

    Blog | Friday, 14 Feb 2014
    Once a world leader in Human Rights, Canada is now reluctant to ratify the international Arms Trade Treaty (ATT). “Canada should take leadership and stop catering to gun lobbies and ratify the treaty...

    Real threat to Arctic sovereignty is Canada

    Blog | Monday, 27 Jan 2014
    Conservative Arctic policy has recently come to the forefront, as Canada took over the two-year chairmanship of the Arctic Council last year. To no one’s surprise, Prime Minister Stephen Harper...

    The globalization of the work force

    Blog | Friday, 24 Jan 2014
    It used to be understood that a healthy economy included low unemployment and available jobs right across the country. Pockets of persistently high unemployment would receive help in stimulus...

    Climate change also a security threat

    Blog | Monday, 20 Jan 2014
    By Green Party Leader Elizabeth May, Green MP Bruce Hyer We deserve an energy plan, a climate plan, and the new industrial revolution of clean-tech and renewables. The first step is for Harper to get...

    Holiday Productive and Enlightening

    Blog | Thursday, 16 Jan 2014
    THUNDER BAY – Federal Politics - My so-called holiday this year was a productive and enlightening one, which brought me across Canada and around the world with my family and on parliamentary business...

    That was the year that was…2013’s highs and lows

    Blog | Tuesday, 31 Dec 2013
    I have been over the last few days, like most Canadians, getting the deluge of retrospectives on 2013. Rob Ford’s name looms large in these reviews, along with Duffy and Wallin, Senate expenses and...

    Hyer to Taiwan

    Blog | Sunday, 29 Dec 2013
    I am arising on my first morning in Taipei, Taiwan. On December 22, Margaret and I drove to Armstrong to catch VIA rail, which was supposed to depart toward our Vancouver destination at 9 pm. We...

    Double The Green Caucus for 2014

    Blog | Friday, 13 Dec 2013
    As 2013 winds to a close, I have good news to share of a doubled caucus!  Independent MP Bruce Hyer (MP for Thunder Bay-Superior north) has taken out a membership in the Green Party of Canada and...