Stephen Harper

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Election Debates’ Verdict: Harper wins Canadian Leaders’ Debate

Winner: Stephen Harper Scores: Harper 80 | Ignatieff 77 | Layton 73 | Duceppe 70 Judge: Ray D’Cruz Three years, it seems, is not a long time in Canadian politics. The three returning speakers picked where they left off: Stephen Harper (Conservative) used every opportunity to talk about the economy, Gilles Duceppe (Bloc Quebecois) steered … Continue reading

A leaders’ debate for the UK: debating the why and the how

Opinion by Ray D’Cruz There’s been a strong campaign by media outlets, particularly Sky News, for the UK to have a formal, televised leaders’ debate as part of the upcoming UK General Election. It would be a first for Britain, but certainly not a first with countries like the US, Australia, Canada and New Zealand … Continue reading

Harper wins Canadian leaders’ english language debate: D’Cruz

Judge: Ray D’Cruz Winner: Harper Scores: Harper 78 | Dion 76 | May 74 | Layton 73 | Duceppe 71 Watch the debate: CBC website | Windows Media Player The five-person, 2008¬†Canadian Leaders’ Debate covered major electoral issues in succession: the economy (the largest single issue addressed), the environment, Afghanistan,¬†arts and culture, healthcare, law and … Continue reading