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A Petition from Leadnow | 'I Stand with Omar Khadr'

Dear Omar Supporters,

This spring, we sent you a request to sign our​ parlia​me​ntar​y petition calling​ on the government to fulfill our long overdue ​obligation to Omar Khadr by offering an official apology and appropriate compensation for the wrongs he has suffered. 311 more words

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Trudeau slams Conservatives for taking 'domestic squabble' over Khadr to U.S.

By Keith Doucette

SHELBURNE, N.S. — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau labelled the Omar Khadr affair a “domestic squabble” Friday as he hit out at the Conservatives for raising the matter in the U.S. 652 more words


Jewish Defence League Protests Khadr Settlement At Fundraiser For Trudeau.

On July 20th, members of the Jewish Defence League, and other proud patriots, headed by veteran political activist and Canadian Patriot Meir Weinstein, gathered together to display their disgust towards Justin Trudeau and his Liberal Government over the 10.5 million payout to the former terrorist and Guantanamo Bay detainee, Omar Khadr, at a dinner fundraising event in Mississauga. 286 more words

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Justin Trudeau urges opposition to leave 'domestic squabbles' at home

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau took aim at the cross-border Conservative campaign lambasting him for a generous federal payout to Omar Khadr, saying “domestic squabbles” should be left at home. 866 more words


Rex Murphy: One man and his staircase is a threat no city bureaucrat could abide

There’s been tons of chatter about whether the news of the Omar Khadr bonanza cum apology is going to jeopardize the NAFTA talks. The Liberals are particularly testy that two Conservative MPs, Michelle Rempel and Peter Kent, went “abroad,” so to speak, with the heroic saga. 851 more words

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Khadr is to Trudeau what the census was to Harper: John Ibbitson

Interesting parallel and difference. Note Ibbitson’s point on the census cancellation decision:

Fast forward to this summer. When news broke that the federal government had settled Omar Khadr’s lawsuit for $10.5-million and an apology, critics angrily alleged the government had turned a confessed terrorist into a millionaire.

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Ottawa may have no choice but to repatriate, prosecute captured Canadian ISIL members: experts

The oldest are probably just toddlers, innocents born into one of the most reviled terrorist movements in the world.

And very soon, they could be the responsibility of the federal government. 808 more words