stephen harper

EDITORIAL: Let the games begin

On Sunday, Aug. 2, Prime Minister Stephen Harper visited the Governor General’s office to officially dissolve Parliament and begin the 42nd federal election campaign. With the election set for Oct.…

You’ve Gotta Fight For Your Rights: Photos From The C-51 Protest Rally

Reporting by Gwen Rosser Photos by Hugo Wong

The cosmos and spoken word

The Victoria Festival of Spoken Word held its Festival Finale on Feb. 28 in front of a near-capacity audience at the Metro Theatre, an unassuming venue behind the vast Alix…

UVic’s Arctic initiatives showcased in PM’s annual tour

UVic president Jamie Cassels and Ocean Networks Canada (ONC) president Dr. Kate Moran met with Prime Minister Stephen Harper and other key government officials this August as part of Harper’s…

Protesters follow Harper through his B.C. tour

“It wouldn’t be B.C. without it,” said Prime Minister Stephen Harper as the two sign-wielding protesters were taken off the stage in their catering uniforms. The incident transpired on Jan.…

The bewildering Mr. Harper

There’s a moment in Steven Spielberg’s Lincoln in which Thaddeus Stevens, played by Tommy Lee Jones, asks his flustered staff, “Hasn’t he [Abraham Lincoln] surprised you?” In many ways, Prime…

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