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Stephen Harper and the rising clout of Canada’s religious right

Why a Conservative majority is dangerous to sexual minorities

Stephen Harper and the Rising Clout of Canada’s Religious Right is an in-depth examination of how the Conservative Party pandered to faith-based groups to win a minority government in 2006. The piece, written by award-winning journalist Marci McDonald, originally appeared in the Oct 2006 issue of the Walrus magazine.

Stephen Harper and the Theo-Cons:
The rising clout of Canada’s religious rightRead Marci McDonald’s investigative feature here on

If you read nothing else this campaign…
Editorial by Krishna Rau

Marci McDonald’s investigative feature makes it clear that the links between Harper’s government and the religious right are much more extensive and much more solid than even the most paranoid gay people imagined.

Download a PDF (1.6 MB) of the article as it appeared in print