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National Post View: Mr. Mulcair’s unreasoned opposition

New Democratic Party Leader Thomas Mulcair is reputed to be an intelligent man, with a talent for debate and a prosecutorial mien. All the more puzzling, then, that he would put forward such flabby arguments in opposition to extending the Canadian mission against the Islamic State, in Iraq and now Syria. 785 more words

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Chris Selley: On wars, niqabs and ballot questions

“Canadians want to respond to the horrors that the Islamic State is inflicting on people in the region,” Justin Trudeau told the House of Commons on Tuesday… 1,204 more words

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Letters: Trudeau and Mulcair must share the blame over the sexual harassment scandal

Why or why not? If so, what role should we play? Send answers of no more than 100 words to letters@nationalpost.com by noon EDT on Friday. 1,270 more words

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Terry Glavin: Opposition is selling fairy tales on the mission against ISIS. Canadians are not so gullible

As this week’s weird unfoldings in the House of Commons should at last make plain to even the most casual observer of the global struggle against theocratic fascism, Canada’s part in it has come down to this: Even the notoriously “right-wing” Prime Minister Stephen Harper and his Conservatives are making a more objectively “progressive,” classically liberal and genuinely militant contribution to the fight than the opposition Liberals and the New Democratic Party put together.  1,257 more words

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Glavin: How low the discourse has sunk about the ISIL mission

As this week’s weird unfoldings in the House of Commons should at last make plain to even the most casual observer of the global struggle against theocratic fascism, Canada’s part in it has come down to this: Even the notoriously “right-wing” Prime Minister Stephen Harper and his Conservatives are making a more objectively “progressive,” classically liberal and genuinely militant contribution to the fight than the opposition Liberals and the New Democratic Party put together.  1,037 more words

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Firearm advocate accuses prime minister of betraying gun lobby

Watch above: A Sask. firearm advocate who campaigned for the Conservatives for years, is now accusing the prime minister of betraying gun lobby. Calvin To has Edward Hudson’s story. 404 more words

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Thomas Mulcair: Canada has no place in this war

Following is a transcript of NDP leader Thomas Mulcair’s remarks on the government’s request for an extension of the Canadian mission in Iraq.

Mr. Speaker, asking our brave Canadian women and men in uniform to risk their lives overseas is the most sacred duty that a Prime Minister has. 1,654 more words

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