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Canada to lift sanctions on Iran

The Canadian government will be lifting unilateral sanctions against Iran in the wake of a new deal surrounding the Middle Eastern country’s nuclear program.

During Question Period on Tuesday, Foreign Affairs Minister Stephane Dion confirmed that his government plans to eliminate the sanctions put in place under the previous government. 296 more words

World

Too dangerous to reopen Canadian embassy in Iran, Conservative critic warns Liberals

OTTAWA — A Conservative foreign affairs critic says the Liberal government shouldn’t lift sanctions or reopen its embassy in Iran because of continuing threats to foreign diplomats. 401 more words

News

Tories say Liberals need to slow down on Iran

OTTAWA – A Conservative foreign affairs critic says the Liberal government shouldn’t lift sanctions or re-open its embassy in Iran because of continuing threats to foreign diplomats. 449 more words

Canada

Conservative Peter Kent retains Thornhill seat

Conservative MP Peter Kent comfortably retained his seat in the riding of Thornhill.

Kent took the riding by a wide margin over second-place Liberal Nancy Coldham, and NDP Lorne Cherry placing a distant third. 37 more words

Politics

More politicians, officials criticized for questionable social media use

In what might be becoming a trend of the 2015 federal election campaign, more candidates and party officials have been criticized for questionable or controversial posts on social media. 628 more words

Politics

National Post View: Preventing HPV in males would save lives — and money

Last September, Conservative MP Peter Kent opened up for the first time about his battle with stage four throat and tongue cancer. Kent had been diagnosed with the potentially fatal disease in February 2014, when an operation revealed what he had thought was a minor cyst was actually carcinoma. 653 more words

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