It is the default position of the Stephen Harper government. If you encounter dissent, you demonize. If you are crossed, you take the low road and fight back. Seek enemies. They keep supporters energized and help you raise money. Now it’s been caught and has retreated to another well-known default position—ignore. The Canadian Human Rights Tribunal has ruled that a Harper government official “retaliated” against Cindy Blackstock, an aboriginal child welfare advocate who had filed a human rights
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