Is Stephen Harper afraid of "real journalists"?
That's a question that the editor of Vancouver's oldest Indo-Canadian newspaper is asking after being excluded from a Harper ethnic media round-table event two weeks ago.
At the 45 minute exclusive 'gathering,' each journalist was allowed to ask Harper one question and then had the opportunity to have their photo taken with the PM.
The LINK newspaper's Paul Dhillon says he wasn't invited.
"Prime Minister Stephen Harper is running scared these days following his many scandals in 2013 that has threatened to undo his leadership and send him packing, so he avoided the mainstream media last week while he was in Vancouver," Dhillon wrote in an op-ed published in his newspaper.
"But he did hold a secret meeting with a select few members of the ethnic media, with only two South Asian media outlets.
"So why weren't all the outlets, especially the bigger known ones from both the South Asian as well as the Chinese-Canadian community, invited toRead More »from Stephen Harper, Christy Clark ‘ethnic media’ events rile ‘mainstream media’