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National Post – Canada must get serious about Iran

Posted on July 13, 2010 | No Comments

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Ottawa Citizen – Iran threatens world — and itself

Posted on July 12, 2010 | No Comments

Ahmadinejad's Iran -- a term used to distinguish the regime from the people of Iran -- has emerged as a clear and present danger to international peace and security, to regional and Mideast stability, and increasingly, to its own people.

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Unanimous Consent Motion on Iran

Posted on June 17, 2010 | No Comments

Mr. Speaker, there have been discussions among the parties and if you were to seek it, I believe you would find unanimous consent for the following motion. I move: That, on the one-year anniversary of the fraudulent Iranian election

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Statement on Dr. Jalal

Posted on June 11, 2010 | No Comments

Mr. Speaker, this week parliamentarians and government ministers hosted one of the most courageous and compelling heroines of our day in the person of Dr. Massouda Jalal, distinguished physician, the former minister of women's affairs and the first woman to run for president of Afghanistan....

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Jobs and Economic Growth Act (Budget)

Posted on June 8, 2010 | No Comments

OFFICIAL REPORT (HANSARD) Tuesday, June 8, 2010 Speaker: The Honourable Peter Milliken Jobs and Economic Growth Act (Budget) The House resumed consideration of the motion that […]

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Commemorating Aristides de Sousa Mendes

Posted on June 7, 2010 | No Comments

Hon. Irwin Cotler (Mount Royal, Lib.): Mr. Speaker, there are moments in the life of a Parliament when colleagues from all parties come together in common […]

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In the House of Commons: Anniversary Congratulations to Maimonides and YM-YWHA

Posted on May 31, 2010 | No Comments

Mr. Speaker, I rise in commemoration and celebration of two historic anniversaries of landmark institutions in my riding and indeed in Quebec and the country as […]

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World Press Freedom Day

Posted on May 5, 2010 | No Comments

Mr. Speaker, on this World Press Freedom Day, we are reminded of, and reaffirm, freedom of the press as the lifeblood of democracy, the cornerstone of […]

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Armenian Genocide Commemoration

Posted on April 21, 2010 | No Comments

Mr. Speaker, this is a poignant time, a time to remember, to commemorate and to bear witness. [English] On the 95th anniversary of the Armenian genocide, […]

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Holocaust Remembrance Day

Posted on April 16, 2010 | No Comments

Mr. Speaker, this year’s national Holocaust Remembrance Day takes place at a historic moment of remembrance and reminder. This year is the 65th anniversary of the […]

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