So much for "reaching out to" minorities. Seems like Mr. Harper's version of "diversity" means adding a couple of (4) women to a cabinet - which STILL has less women than the last Liberal cabinet. It was so bad for Harper (a party lacking so-called "experienced" women) that he had to appoint rookies to look good. We'll see if they keep him looking good in the months ahead.
For all the BS platitudes made to minority groups (ethnic, gender-based, and other), this Harper cabinet gets a grade of "F". For Mr. Harper to be taken seriously by any such group, he had to put his money where his mouth is, and actually APPOINT some visible minorities (and MORE women) to cabinet roles. Take a look at THIS PICTURE and comment (below) on what you see. I know what I see, and it DOESN'T EVEN REFLECT THE CANADIAN REALITY.
It is sad to see that many Canadian minorities blindly accepting this man's platitudes on being open and accepting.
A picture speaks a thousand words, and this picture tells no lies. We can now clearly see a Canada the way a NeoConservative Harper government would like to see it.