Media Reports for February, 2009

The unfolding story of Canada’s constitutional crisis

Business as usual

A really new deal would stimulate the economy of the future, not the past

By Richard Florida

Globe and Mail

February 28, 2009

Apps set to be acclaimed as Liberals’ next president

By Jane Taber

Globe and Mail

February 28, 2009

Oil sands a national unity issue, Ignatieff says

By Bob Weber

Canadian Press

February 28, 2009

Tories bring in mandatory sentences for serious drug crimes

CBC News

February 27, 2009 | 4:47 PM PT

Election talk makes its return

Bill Curry

Globe and Mail

February 27, 2009 at 3:48 PM EST

Israel’s coalition attempts fail

By Matti Friedman

Associated Press

February 27, 2009 at 8:26 AM EST

The media and the message

By Brian Laghi

Globe and Mail

February 27, 2009 at 4:09 AM EST

Liberals regard June as first chance to defeat Tories

By Jane Taber

Globe and Mail

February 27, 2009 at 4:06 AM EST

CBC still in limbo over federal funding

By Joe Friesen and Guy Dixon

Globe and Mail

February 27, 2009 at 4:01 AM EST

The first degree is oversold

Globe Editorial

Globe and Mail

February 27, 2009 at 12:00 AM EST

Harper demands MPs put rush on $3-billion in stimulus spending

By Steven Chase

Globe and Mail

February 26, 2009 at 11:08 PM EST

Tories fail to take action on access to information

By Campbell Clark

Globe and Mail

February 26, 2009 at 9:35 PM EST

Cost of Afghanistan mission could reach $11.3B, government says

February 26, 2009 | 5:15 PM ET

CBC News

PM pledges $350M for Evergreen rapid transit line

February 26, 2009 | 3:51 PM PT

CBC News

PM expects opposition to ‘parrot’ critics of anti-gang measures

CBC News

February 26, 2009 | 12:05 PM ET

“Gaia” Scientist Says Life Doomed By Climate Woes

By Peter Griffiths

Reuters UK

February 26, 2009

Government bailout unlikely for CBC

By Joe Friesen, Guy Dixon, aAnd Daniel Leblanc

Globe and Mail

February 26, 2009 at 3:52 AM EST

Saskatchewan keen to partner with AECL

By Patrick White, Shawn Mccarthy, and Karen Howlett

Globe and Mail

February 26, 2009 at 3:28 AM EST

Flaherty warns of potential stimulus stumbles

By Steven Chase

Globe and Mail

February 25, 2009 at 9:28 PM EST

Liberals, Tories defend Alberta oil sands

By Jennifer Ditchburn

Canadian Press

February 25, 2009 at 6:04 PM EST

Ignatieff seeks to bridge rural-urban divide

By Jane Taber

Globe and Mail

February 25, 2009 at 4:15 PM EST

CBC faces $65-million revenue shortfall

By Guy Dixon

Globe and Mail

February 25, 2009

Ottawa urged to sell controlling interest in AECL

By Karen Howlett and Shawn Mccarthy

Globe and Mail

February 25, 2009 at 1:36 AM EST

The cone of silence around Michaëlle Jean

By Michael Valpy

Globe and Mail

February 25, 2009 at 1:27 AM EST

Tories target gangs as B.C. grapples with killings

By Steven Chase

Globe and Mail

February 24, 2009 at 10:05 PM EST

Wake up, Alberta – Obama’s going for the hard cap on emissions

By Jeffrey Simpson

Globe and Mail

February 24, 2009

Another bad idea: equal pay for work of equal value

By Tom Flanagan

Globe and Mail

February 24, 2009

Flaherty warns delay in passing budget will hurt economy

Canadian Press

February 23, 2009 | 7:24 PM ET

Flaherty urges legislators to pass budget quickly

By Kevin Carmichael

Globe and Mail

February 23, 2009 at 5:18 PM EST

Changes to waterways access law should be delayed: lawyer

By Andrew MacLeod

The Hook/Tyee

February 23, 2009 1:25 PM PT

Car makers warned not to ask for more

By Jennifer Lewington

Globe and Mail

February 23, 2009 at 6:40 AM EST

Harper government withholds listeriosis notes

By Sue Bailey

Canadian Press

February 22, 2009 at 1:56 PM EST

Ignatieff happy to go with the flow

By John Ivison

National Post

February 20, 2009, 7:03 PM

Obama’s Ă©lan, and some trumped up ‘clean energy dialogue’

By Jeffrey Simpson

Globe and Mail

February 20, 2009

Compliments, common friends and some politics too

By Steven Chase

Globe and Mail

February 20, 2009

Canada loses almost 322,000 manufacturing jobs in five years

Canadian Press

February 20, 2009 at 8:45 AM EST

Where Obama goes, Harper seems happy to follow

By Brian Laghi

Globe and Mail

February 19, 2009 at 10:59 PM EST

Ignatieff could emerge as the real winner from Obama’s visit to Canada

By Steven Chase

February 19, 2009

Obama’s climate policy a positive change, Harper says

By Campbell Clark and Brian Laghi

Globe and Mail

February 19, 2009 at 6:30 AM EST

Obama ‘will listen to us’ on Afghanistan: Ignatieff

CBC News

February 18, 2009 | 2:39 PM ET

Obama visit puts Canada on the defensive

By Bruce Campbell

rabble.ca

February 18, 2009

Conservatives move to cap new senators’ term length at eight years

By Brian Laghi

Globe and Mail

February 18, 2009 at 12:25 AM EST

Ottawa pledges to engage provinces on climate change

By Martin Mittelstaedt

Globe and Mail

February 17, 2009 at 8:22 PM EST

Renewable energy left blowing in the wind

By Shawn Mccarthy

Globe and Mail

February 17, 2009 at 7:53 AM EST

Harper wary of getting too close to Obama

By Brian Laghi

Globe and Mail

February 16, 2009 at 9:42 PM EST

U.S., Canada share views on climate change, Prentice says

By Bob Weber

Canadian Press

February 14, 2009 at 11:41 PM EST

More economic relief measures on the way, Harper promises

By Ingrid Peritz

Globe and Mail

February 14, 2009

Ottawa to fast-track environment studies on stimulus projects

Canadian Press

February 14, 2009

Tories maintain Cadman tape was doctored

By Campbell Clark

Globe and Mail

February 13, 2009 at 5:11 PM EST

Layton needs to find next big idea

By Peggy Nash

Windsor Star

February 13, 2009

Liberals argue Harper’s deep pockets leave BC shortchanged

By Gloria Galloway

Globe & Mail

February 13, 2009

Ottawa indebted to the dishonesty of inflation

By Neil Reynolds

Globe and Mail

February 13, 2009 at 6:00 AM EST

Privacy watchdog warns Tories against mass snooping

By Bill Curry

Globe and Mail

February 13, 2009 at 4:19 AM EST

Price tag for security $1-billion, Ottawa confirms

By Bill Curry and Joe Friesen

Globe and Mail

February 12, 2009

Canada to stick close to U.S. on environment policy: Prentice

CBC News

February 12, 2009 | 4:12 PM ET

Ignatieff rides wave of interest in his Obama connections

By Jane Taber

Globe and Mail

February 12, 2009 at 3:59 AM EST

New law to give police access to online exchanges

By Bill Curry

Globe and Mail

February 12, 2009 at 3:39 AM EST

No Dion, no Cadman suit, Harper says

By Daniel Leblanc

Globe and Mail

February 11, 2009 at 7:13 PM EST

Immigration levels could take hit, Kenney says

By Gloria Galloway

Globe and Mail

February 11, 2009 at 6:25 PM EST

CBC Radio ads not ruled out: Minister

By Guy Dixon And James Bradshaw

Globe and Mail

February 11, 2009

Nonpartisan aide in PMO to pacify Harper’s critics

By Brian Laghi And Steven Chase

Globe and Mail

February 11, 2009 at 1:05 AM EST

Unions push Ottawa to adopt Buy Canadian policy

By Gloria Galloway

Globe and Mail

February 11, 2009

Ignatieff rates high in leadership poll

Canadian Press

February 10, 2009 | 4:22 PM ET

‘We will see’ about more stimulus funds: PM

CBC News

February 10, 2009 | 4:22 PM ET

Ignatieff makes best impression, poll suggests

By Joan Bryden

Canadian Press

February 10, 2009 at 2:42 PM EST

Unions call for ‘Buy Canadian’ policy

CBC News

February 10, 2009 | 12:40 PM ET

Neo-liberalism’s legacy: A gaping hole in our safety net

By Simon Black

rabble.ca

February 10, 2009

NDP reintroduces greenhouse gas bill

Canadian Press

February 10, 2009 at 12:02 PM EST

Harper dropped lawsuit ahead of key hearing

Canadian Press

February 10 2009 7:19 AM ET

Ignatieff charges PM with running a ‘peek-a-boo government’

By Jane Taber

Globe and Mail

February 10, 2009 at 4:29 AM EST

Iggy has my Valentine’s vote

By Judith Timson

Globe and Mail

February 10, 2009 at 3:45 AM EST

Western Canada hit hardest by decline

By Lori Mcleod, Tavia Grant, and Katie Hyslop

Globe and Mail

February 10, 2009 at 3:04 AM EST

PM dropped Cadman suit ahead of key hearing

By Tim Naumetz

Canadian Press

February 9, 2009 at 8:34 PM EST

PM, Flaherty sending mixed messages on stimulus: Ignatieff

CBC News

February 9, 2009 | 6:16 PM ET

Did You Notice? Jobs Minister Just Called Canadians Lazy

By Peter Ewart

TheTyee.ca

February 9, 2009

Conservatives copy U.S. model of ‘permanent campaign’

By Bea Vongdouangchanh

The Hill Times

February 9th, 2009

Ottawa prepared to provide additional stimulus

By Gloria Galloway

Globe and Mail

February 9, 2009 at 4:25 AM EST

Ignatieff giving control to Martin-Dion forces?

By Bill Tielman

February 8, 2009

‘I used the metaphor to grab people’s attention’: Duffy

CBC News

February 7, 2009 | 10:02 PM ET

Job losses won’t alter stimulus plan, Harper says

By Campbell Clark, Heather Scoffield, and Steven Chase

Globe and Mail

February 7, 2009

Coalition of unintended consequences

By Rex Murphy

Globe and Mail

February 7, 2009

How climate-change money went down the policy drain

By Jeffrey Simpson

Globe and Mail

February 7, 2009

Why didn’t Stephen Harper sue Chuck Cadman’s biographer, Tom Zytaruk?

By Charlie Smith

Georgia Straight

February 7, 2009

Harper drops suit against Liberals over Cadman allegations

By Daniel Leblanc

Globe and Mail

February 7, 2009 at 12:36 AM EST

Can Ignatieff win back B.C.?

By Steven Chase

Globe and Mail

February 6, 2009 at 7:02 PM EST

The economy is negative enough

By Jane Taber

Globe and Mail

February 6, 2009 at 7:35 PM EST

This is not over

By Adam Radwanski

Globe and Mail

February 6, 2009 at 6:34 PM EST

Pressure rises to ease EI eligibility

By Karen Howlett and Virginia Galt

Globe and Mail

February 6, 2009 at 5:43 PM EST

Harper drops Cadman libel lawsuit against Liberals

CBC News

February 6, 2009 | 5:43 PM ET

Won’t be cowed into spending more, PM says

By Campbell Clark and Steven Chase

Globe and Mail

February 6, 2009 at 5:12 PM EST

Harper drops Cadman lawsuit

Surrey North Delta Leader

February 06, 2009 4:38 PM

Government won’t get ‘blown off track’ by job stats: PM

CBC News

February 6, 2009 | 4:17 PM ET

Job loss figures show Tory stimulus plan inadequate: Liberals

CBC News

February 6, 2009 | 1:13 PM ET

Could their own stimulus packages help cities weather this economic storm?

By Frances Bula

Globe & Mail

February 6, 2009

Jobless rate surges to 7.2%

By Heather Scoffield

Globe and Mail

February 6, 2009 at 10:31 AM EST

Canada lost 129,000 jobs in January: StatsCan

CBC News

February 6, 2009 | 7:29 AM ET

Damn math!

By Robert Silver

Globe & Mail

February 5, 2009 12:10 PM EST

Ottawa failing on climate, watchdog says

By Bill Curry

Globe and Mail

February 5, 2009 at 11:25 PM EST

Finance Minister ‘open to the possibility of doing more’

By Steven Chase

Globe and Mail

February 5, 2009 at 10:49 PM EST

Federal deficit predictions may be too optimistic: budget officer

February 5, 2009 | 12:30 PM ET

CBC News

Ignatieff’s kitchen cabinet signals a new way

By Lawrence Martin

Globe and Mail

February 5, 2009 at 4:57 AM EST

Michael Ignatieff and the herd

By Aaron Wherry

Macleans.ca

February 4, 2009 7:36 PM ET

Canada could lose 325,000 jobs next year: TD Bank

CBC News

February 4, 2009 | 5:55 PM ET

The business of scholarships: An open letter to parliamentarians

By the undersigned

rabble.ca

February 4, 2009

Two-Tier Liberal Caucus

Editorial

Globe & Mail

February 4, 2009

Ignatieff takes heat for allowing rebellion

By Jane Taber

Globe and Mail

February 3, 2009 at 9:35 PM EST

Harper’s budget gets House nod

By Joan Bryden

Canadian Press

February 3, 2009 at 7:13 PM EST

Ignatieff wins praise, criticism for N.L. compromise

By Juliet O’Neill

Canwest News

February 3, 2009 7:01 PM

Independent MP decries Tory ‘smear’

By David Akin

Canwest News

February 3, 2009 7:01 PM

MPs approve federal budget

CBC News

February 3, 2009 | 6:49 PM ET

Ignatieff’s Third Motive

By Erin Weir

Progressive Economics Forum

February 3rd, 2009

Effects of stimulus package overestimated, economist says

By Steven Chase

Globe and Mail

February 3, 2009 at 3:18 AM EST

Independent MP accuses Tories of smear campaign

Canadian Press

February 3, 2009 at 3:06 PM EST

Ignatieff allows N.L. MPs ‘one-time’ protest vote against budget

CBC News

February 3, 2009 | 12:56 PM ET

We got the budget – and government – we asked for

By Gordon Gibson

Globe and Mail

February 3, 2009 at 12:00 AM EST

Pay-equity changes set to pass with budget

By Gloria Galloway

Globe and Mail

February 2, 2009 at 11:29 PM EST

4 of 6 Liberal MPs from N.L. vow to vote against federal budget

February 2, 2009 | 9:16 PM NT

CBC News

Liberal amendment to federal budget passes

Canadian Press

February 2, 2009 8:42 PM ET

Boom, bust and Harper

By Andrew Steele

Globe and Mail

February 2, 2009 at 5:37 PM EST

How Canadians see the budget

By Tim Woolstencroft

Globe and Mail

February 2, 2009 at 2:32 PM EST

Budget lacks vision for broadband, critics say

By Paul Jay

CBC News

February 2, 2009 | 12:24 PM ET

Tory war chest nearly four times that of rivals

By Alexander Panetta

Canadian Press

February 2, 2009 at 6:20 PM EST

To Ignatieff with love

By Kalli Anderson

Globe and Mail

February 2, 2009 at 3:49 PM EST

Ignatieff raises his game

By Donna Jacobs

Ottawa Citizen

February 2, 2009

PM Harper’s Conservatives agree: it’s an election budget

By Abbas Rana

The Hill Times

February 2nd, 2009

Libs’ ‘probation’ strategy aimed at government-in-waiting appeal

The Hill Times

February 2nd, 2009

Blown opportunities mark Opposition reaction to budget

by Ish Theilheimer

Straight Goods

February 2, 2009

‘Political suicide’ for Liberals who stick with budget: St. John’s mayor

CBC News

February 2, 2009 | 7:07 AM NT

Newfoundland Premier tempers attack on federal Liberals

By Brian Laghi

Globe and Mail

February 2, 2009 at 4:39 AM EST

The new balance of power on Parliament Hill

By Tom Flanagan

Globe and Mail

February 2, 2009 at 12:00 AM EST

Ignatieff subject of fawning Times profile

By Lee-Anne Goodman

Canadian Press

February 1, 2009 at 4:37 PM EST

Is the end of the Conservative era looming?

By Philip Stavrou

CTV.ca News

February 1 2009 2:38 PM ET


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