30 Nov '14, 9pm

Harper's Plan Means #Canada Will Be Associated With War Crimes Instead of Peacekeeping #cdnpoli #milita…

C-10 -- The omnibus crime bill, combining all the justice measures the Conservatives tried to pass when they had a minority government, is at second reading debate in the Senate and expected to pass in 2012. With files from CBC C-20 -- The fair representation act, which will add 30 seats to the provinces with the biggest populations, went to third reading stage in the Senate on Dec. 15 and is expected to become law before the Senate rises. Banned veils during citizenship oaths: Citizenship and Immigration Minister Jason Kenney announced Dec. 12 that, since taking the oath of citizenship is required in order to become Canadian, it was vital that everyone be seen to be taking it. He banned face coverings like niqabs and burkas, issuing a directive to his officials to enforce the rule. Got out of the Kyoto Protocol agreement: Environment Minister Peter Kent returned to Ottawa...

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