Where is the conserve in Harper’s Conservatives?

Prime Minister Harper’s 1960’s piano tunes may be timeless, but his single-minded approach to developing new energy supply is long out of fashion.

Environment trips up Tories

In 1989, a Reform party strategist named Stephen Harper sketched out a vision of a new, right-wing political strategy that called for a cautious embrace of social conservatives and barely a second thought to environmentalism.