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Is Oily Econo-Politics Behind Saudis’ Crude Canadian Diplomacy?

    Is Oily Econo-Politics Behind Saudis’ Crude Canadian Diplomacy?

TORONTO — In a near repeat of Saudi Arabia’s feud with Qatar last year, the diplomatic spat between the Saudis and the Canadian government seems to have spiralled out of control after it began last Friday. Apparently beginning as a result of the Canadian Foreign Ministry’s decision to criticize via Twitter the Saudi government’s arrest…

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Canada Refuses to Back Down After Saudi Arabia Freezes New Trade

    Canada Refuses to Back Down After Saudi Arabia Freezes New Trade

Canada on Monday refused to back down in its defence of human rights after Saudi Arabia froze new trade and investment and expelled the Canadian ambassador in retaliation for Ottawa’s call to free arrested Saudi civil society activists, Reuters reports. In her first public response to Saudi Arabia’s actions, Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said, “Canada will always…

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Canadian MPs Take Lobby-Sponsored Trips to Israel

    Canadian MPs Take Lobby-Sponsored Trips to Israel

It is no secret to anyone that in the United States, the people are governed by powerful lobby groups. The strength of the National Rifle Association (NRA) is so great that government officials are able to overlook the shooting deaths of countless innocent children, as young as 5 years old, along with their teachers in…

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Threat to Canadian Democracy: Harper Government’s Torture Act

    Threat to Canadian Democracy: Harper Government’s Torture Act

The Harper government’s Bill C-51, or Anti-Terrorism Act, has been in the public domain for over a month. Long enough for us to know that it subverts basic principles of constitutional

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Canadian warship sails into Ukrainian powder keg for WWIII

  Canadian warship sails into Ukrainian powder keg for WWIII

HMCS Fredericton left Halifax on Tuesday as part of Operation Reassurance, Canada’s response to Russia’s military aggression in Ukraine. Family

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