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Conservative candidates back bill to impose criminal penalty for killing ‘preborn’ Conservative leadership candidate Andrew Scheer scrums with media in Ottawa on Oct. 5, 2016. iPolitics/Matthew Usherwood Several Conservative leadership candidates are throwing their support behind a contentious private member’s bill that deals with the criminal consequences of killing a pregnant woman — a bill which critics say could reopen the abortion...

Dion says China hindering Canadian diplomats in Tibet China has for years tried to block Canadian diplomats from Tibet, banning some of them from visiting aid projects once funded by Canadian taxpayers, says Foreign Affairs Minister Stephane Dion. While China has never denied a request by a high-level diplomat to visit Tibet, Dion says, it has put up roadblocks, including delays...

Stop letting human rights abusers sit on UN human rights council: MPs Canada needs to take the lead and urge other UN member states to vote down systemic human rights abusers like China, Russia and Saudi Arabia as they seek seats on the UN Human Rights Council, former MP Irwin Cotler and a group of pan-partisan MPs said Wednesday. “Somebody has to take...

Canadian general says anti-ISIS fight about to grow harder Brig. Gen. Dave Anderson told reporters at the Pentagon he is certain the Iraqis will prevail in Mosul.

Minister may suspend revocations of citizenship Immigration Minister John McCallum told the Senate he would consider putting a moratorium on the process whereby Canadians have their citizenship revoked if they are found to have misrepresented themselves on their applications. The British Columbia Civil Liberties Association and the Canadian Association of Refugee Lawyer have gone to court to ask that all revocations...

{$inline_image} Trost says he’s got the money for a leadership run Firing back at opponents who claim he can’t fund a leadership run, Conservative leadership aspirant Brad Trost says his name should appear on the Conservative party’s list of official candidates today. In a Facebook comment backing up Stephen Harper’s former chief of staff Guy Giorno as he duked it out with Trost over his own expenses...

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Biofuels: time to end taxpayer subsidies A new report by an expert group of economists says taxpayer-funded government subsidies of the ethanol industry cost more than the benefits it provides. The study by the cross-partisan, privately funded group known as the Ecofiscal Commission, said federal and provincial subsidies for the industry cost taxpayers and consumers about $640 million a year while...

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Dion says China hindering Canadian diplomats in Tibet China has for years tried to block Canadian diplomats from Tibet, banning some of them from visiting...
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