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I Got To Attend The Travers Debates

I was afforded the coolest and most humbling opportunity yesterday, and I just really needed to write about it.

Every year here in Ottawa, there’s an event called The Travers Debates, a debate with politicians and journalists in support of the James Travers Fellowship, which honours the late Jim Travers and affords Canadian journalists the opportunity to go abroad to cover foreign affairs. 227 more words

Lifestyle

Justin Trudeau says anger over Omar Khadr case will ensure it never happens again

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he’s angry that the Canadian government paid out more than $10 million to Omar Khadr, the Canadian man who was held at Guantanamo Bay for a decade. 421 more words

Canada

COMMENTARY: It's getting hard to stomach all the political buck passing

Perhaps I’m just cranky and in need of a vacation. But the refusal of our elected leaders to take any responsibility for their own failures is grating on my nerves. 1,242 more words

Donald Trump

Controversial Khadr payout starts getting play in U.S. media with help from Conservative MP

By Alexander Panetta

WASHINGTON — The federal payout to Omar Khadr was a big story in some conservative U.S. media outlets Monday, after nearly two weeks in which it had garnered barely a whisper south of the border. 431 more words

News

Omar Khadr's $10M payout nabs U.S. media attention as MP pens op-ed

The federal payout to Omar Khadr had received meagre attention in the U.S. media – until now.

The Wall Street Journal has published a scorching op-ed written by opposition MP… 108 more words

World

New "TERMINATOR 2: JUDGMENT DAY 3D" clips appear NOT to be official.

The past several weeks we have been receiving e-mails and social media messages from our Army of Terminator fans letting us know that six new official video clips for “Terminator 2: Judgment Day 3D” have made their way online. 235 more words

Terminator 2 Judgment Day

Liberal government continued selling off diplomatic buildings amid 'Canada is back' rhetoric

OTTAWA — The government has sold off 29 diplomatic properties for more than $176 million since the election of the Liberal government, despite its rhetoric that Canada is “back” on the world stage. 730 more words

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