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Is Peter MacKay the best choice for future PM? Tory voters say yes

WATCH ABOVE: New Ipsos Reid/Global News poll also shows Justice Minister Peter MacKay is top choice to replace Prime Minister Stephen Harper 

TORONTO – Though Prime Minister… 744 more words

Canada

From jets and bombs to jobs and security

John Baird in UAE to talk economics and regional security efforts

By Casey Taylor

Canada’s Minister of Foreign Affairs has given an update today about security issues in the Middle East. 544 more words

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John Baird criticizes Sony film decision as setting bad precedent

OTTAWA—Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird said Sony’s decision to cancel a movie after North Korea broke into the company’s computers is a troubling precedent that requires a strong international response. 609 more words

Canada

Canada imposes new sanctions as Russia's economy teeters

Canada is joining its allies in tightening the screws on Russian President Vladimir Putin, with new trade sanctions meant to put further pressure on Russia’s teetering economy. 430 more words

Politics

John Baird fears Sony hacking is just tip of the iceberg

Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird said he is “deeply concerned” about a cyber-attack that prompted Sony to shelve the Seth Rogen film “The Interview” indefinitely, and fears similar attacks will occur in the future. 275 more words

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Canada slaps new sanctions on Russia

WATCH: Foreign Affairs minister John Baird announces another round of economic and travel sanctions Friday on 20 Russian and pro-Russia Ukrainians

OTTAWA – Just a day after Vladimir Putin painted a rosy picture of Russia’s finances, Canada moved to put the government further into the red. 408 more words

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Palestinians tell Canada to back Geneva Conventions meeting on Israel

OTTAWA — The top Palestinian diplomat in Canada says the Harper government should not have boycotted a United Nations conference this week that harshly criticized Israeli settlements in the West Bank and east Jerusalem. 618 more words

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