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Question on the Order Paper – Q-742 (Supreme Court appointments)

Posted on November 24, 2014 | No Comments

Prof. Cotler recently submitted a written question to the Government about the process for appointing the next Supreme Court justice. The question and answer can be […]

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Question Period: Supreme Court Appointments

Posted on November 24, 2014 | No Comments

Mr. Speaker, Justice Louis LeBel is about to retire from the Supreme Court, but it appears that no appointment process has been put in place, no […]

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What Iran must do to secure a nuclear deal

Posted on November 21, 2014 | No Comments

(As published in The Chicago Sun-Times) It has been almost a year since the start of negotiations between the P5 + 1 countries (USA, UK, France, […]

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Petition about organ harvesting in China

Posted on November 19, 2014 | No Comments

Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to table a petition today on behalf of Canadians who are concerned about the cruel practice of forced organ harvesting by […]

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Statement on Jerusalem attack

Posted on November 18, 2014 | No Comments

Mr. Speaker, early this morning in Jerusalem, two Palestinian men wielding knives, axes and guns stormed a synagogue, killing four people and injuring eight, including one […]

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Canada, Hold China Accountable For Its Suppression of Human Rights (Huffington Post)

Posted on November 8, 2014 | No Comments

(As posted on Huffington Post) Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s trip to China is understandably engaged with Canada-China trade relations, investments, and — in particular — the […]

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Petition about human rights in North Korea

Posted on November 7, 2014 | No Comments

Hon. Irwin Cotler (Mount Royal, Lib.): Mr. Speaker, I rise to table a petition from Canadians who are concerned about the long-standing and widespread human rights […]

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Statement on World Prematurity Day

Posted on November 7, 2014 | No Comments

Hon. Irwin Cotler (Mount Royal, Lib.): Mr. Speaker, I rise on the eve of World Prematurity Day, November 17, recognized internationally to promote awareness and related […]

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Iran should stand trial for persecution of Baha’i

Posted on October 30, 2014 | No Comments

(As published in The Montreal Gazette) In Geneva on Friday, Oct. 31, the United Nations Human Rights Council is conducting its Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of Iran’s […]

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Mount Royal Parliamentary Householder (Fall 2014)

Posted on October 24, 2014 | No Comments

2014 10 24 – Fall 2014 Householder (EN)

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