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Peter MacKay: Government in no rush to pass new law on assisted suicide

The federal government, facing an election later this year, signalled Friday it was in no rush to craft a law to legalize physician-assisted suicide.

The Supreme Court of Canada’s unanimous decision to lift the prohibition on doctor-assisted suicide gives Parliament 12 months to respond legislatively. 312 more words


Why Harper should hug his backbenchers tight

One year ago today, few would have predicted the incredible emergence of an empowered backbench resulting from an increasingly agitated Conservative caucus and an unprecedented ruling by the Speaker. 843 more words

Huffington Post Canada

Waterloo should not stifle free speech

At the University of Waterloo last week, Conservative MP Stephen Woodworth was scheduled to speak to a group of students at an event organized by the Students for Life campus club. 732 more words

Huffington Post Canada

Where is the time going?

Can you believe it’s Week 7 already? I know I can’t! Here, with some more great summer reads, is author, friend, and fellow Worldbuilder Sammy HK Smith… 782 more words


Trudeau: Anti-abortion candidates not welcome in Liberal party

If you would vote in favour of anti-abortion legislation, Justin Trudeau doesn’t want you on his team.

The Liberal leader said Wednesday that anyone hoping to run for the party in 2015 will have to adhere to the party’s pro-choice policy to pass the vetting process. 310 more words

Politics And The Nation

REVIEW: Through Violet Eyes

Mark Berryman reviews “Through Violet Eyes”

I thought about what to write for my second blog. I had a few ideas but then I decided to write about my favourite series of books, The Violet series by author Stephen Woodworth. 530 more words