Terminator-in-Chief Harper removes, silences government watchdogs, senior bureaucrats who cross him

Good write up!

Citizen Action Monitor

Their offense? — They simply reported what they found and refused to back down

No 1340 Posted by fw, May 18, 2015

“Forthright government watchdogs have a way of disappearing in Ottawa. They are quietly replaced. Their mandates are terminated or not renewed. They are suddenly found to be unqualified…. They simply reported what they found and refused to back down, leaving Prime Minister to Stephen Harper to reconcile their departures with what he said back 2005, while opposition leader: ‘When a government starts trying to cancel dissent or avoid dissent is frankly when it’s rapidly losing its moral authority to govern.’”Toronto Star Editorial

Terminator-in-Chief – That rubric, in 3 little words, sums up prime minister Stephen Harper’s approach to people management. Speak softly in public, in private, carry a big chip on your shoulder. The latest victim of Harper’s vindictive rule is Howard Sapers, outspoken correctional investigator…

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