Surprisingly the Tories have officially ended their opposition to gay marriages in a surprising 1036-462 vote at the Conservative convention. Canada legalized same-sex marriage 11 years ago.
Now many are criticizing the party for being too late to make such a declaration, considering that same-sex marriage has been legal for over a decade.
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I think the opposite. I think this is a great step for the party itself.
Canada has a history when it comes to it’s diplomatic relations with Iran. Canada had closed their embassy in Iran in 2012 and expelled all Iranian diplomats.
Justin Trudeau has made it his mission to convince others from the G7 meeting to not pay the ransoms of kidnapped citizens to terrorists. Trudeau feels that by paying the ransoms, you are funding terrorism.
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Canada has demonstrated this by not paying the $8 million ransom for John Ridsdel by the Fillipino terrorist group Abu Sayyaf. The group beheaded Ridsdel because the Canadian Government was being non-compliant.
There is a lot to discuss when we talk about citizens safety going abroad, especially since Canada was at the forefront of this not too long ago when Al Jazeera journalist Mohamed Fahmy was arrested in Egypt.
As soon as I heard this story, I knew someone was going to complain about it.
Recently, Justin Trudeau had announced that during his visit to Japan for the G7 summit he would be taking a day to celebrate his anniversary with his wife Sophie Gregoire-Trudeau.
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Many critics have expressed concern about this decision, with many claiming that this would be a waste of taxpayers money.
After months of news articles and court visits, the verdict finally came out on Mike Duffy. Justice Charles Vaillancourt has cleared Duffy on all 31 charges as the Crown failed to get a single charge of fraud, breach of trust and bribery.
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This could potentially be one of the saddest stories I’ve research. Attawapiskat has declared a state of emergency, but has been dealing with various issues for the last decade. From lack of housing to lack of mental health resources, this is an incredibly important issue.
For starters, let’s ignore the title of this piece.
Justin Trudeau recently announced that legalizing Marijuana, one of the promises the Liberals ran on during the 2015 election, might contradict the international treaties that Canada is apart of. All of the treaties criminalize the possession and the production of Marijuana.
Justin Trudeau came to the Aurora-Oak Ridges-Richmond Hill riding this afternoon, meeting with supporters outside the Gramma’s Oven restaurant. Leona Alleslev, of the Aurora-Oak Ridges-Richmond Hill Liberal riding, was present, as well as Majid Jowhari of the Richmond Hill Liberal riding. There were many people waiting in the rain, looking forward to meeting the possible future prime minister. It was a great experience being in the presence of such a charismatic leader. Everyone was excited and energetic. My father even got a hand shake from Justin!
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