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By Emily Maloney An NDP private member’s bill was before Parliament on Tuesday and if passed would make Remembrance Day a national holiday. The bill has been delayed several times in Parliament for further study by the Conservative government, which has come as a surprise to NDP member Dan Harris, who proposed the bill. “It
Canadian Muslims are speaking out after the shootings in Ottawa that left the world reeling.
“We must reiterate that nothing can justify such atrocious actions and our message to anyone who espouses, endorses, or in any way supports ideologies of violence is that your actions are based on gross perversions of the Islamic faith,” said Ihsaan Gardee, executive director of the National Council of Canadian Muslims in a news release on Wednesday.
By Amber Daugherty Time is already ticking for Kathleen Wynne, Ontario’s new premier-designate. With Saturday’s celebration behind her, Wynne has already rolled up her sleeves as she begins working to accomplish everything needed in the next three weeks. Boxes to be checked off her to-do list before ending the prorogation of Parliament on Feb. 19