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

Posted on November 24, 2014

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

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

(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

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

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

(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

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

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

(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

2014 10 24 – Fall 2014 Householder (EN)

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