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Roy Green: Ontario election next year a dry run for federal version in '19

The dynamics are interestingly similar. Dynamics continuing to develop form and shape as Canada’s most populous province prepares for its election next summer. Dynamics which substantially may linger and affect the following September’s federal tournament for parliamentary primacy. 1,073 more words

Justin Trudeau

Omar Khadr visits with sister remain restricted, but can use internet freely

EDMONTON — Omar Khadr’s visits with his controversial sister will remain restricted, but he has been granted more freedom to use the internet.

A hearing on whether to ease some bail conditions for the former Guantanamo Bay detainee was held Friday morning in Edmonton. 399 more words

PMN News

Omar Khadr visits with sister remain restricted, but can use internet freely

Former Guantanamo Bay detainee Omar Khadr has been denied unsupervised visits with his controversial older sister who has expressed support for al-Qaida.

Justice June Ross ruled Friday that Khadr and his lawyer, Nathan Whitling, have offered nothing new to allay security concerns surrounding Zaynab Khadr, who is currently believed to be in Sudan. 687 more words

Canada

Letters to the editor, Sept. 7, 2017

RE: “Lean cost up to $49.6M from 2012-2014, study finds,” (SP, Aug. 18)

The StarPhoenix article of Aug. 18, 2017 about Saskatchewan health care did the health care community and province a disservice. 556 more words

Politics

Lauren Heuser: Mike Duffy meets Omar Khadr—why costly Charter lawsuits won't stop

When Senator Mike Duffy launched his $7.8-million lawsuit against the government last week for allegedly breaching his Charter rights, the move elicited comparisons to Canada’s recent settlement with Omar Khadr. 979 more words

Full Comment

Why the #Khadr settlement was the right thing to do #cdnpoli #humanrights

The summertime leak and subsequent announcement of the Khadr settlement by the Liberal government continue to attract media attention. Concerted efforts by Christopher Speer’s widow to claim the settlement funds and the failed attempts by Canadian conservatives to make political hay of the issue have sustained both the controversy and the objections to the settlement. 816 more words

Civil Liberties

Why Omar Khadr needs permission to see his controversial sister

Omar Khadr is hoping an Edmonton judge will ease his bail conditions, and in particular, grant him unsupervised visits with his sister.

READ MORE: PCO confirms investigation into Omar Khadr leak… 607 more words

Canada