Here we go again - not reopening the abortion debate
Here we go again - not reopening the abortion debate
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Here we go again – not reopening the abortion debate

Fresh off a victory for social conservatives at the Conservative Party convention, Langley MP Mark Warawa returned to Ottawa on Monday and tabled a petition highlighting the party’s new policy: condemning the discrimination against girls through gender selection. Stephen Harper knows what this is all about – the reopening of the abortion debate. That’s why […]

November 5, 2013

Fresh off a victory for social conservatives at the Conservative Party convention, Langley MP Mark Warawa returned to Ottawa on Monday and tabled a petition highlighting the party’s new policy: condemning the discrimination against girls through gender selection.

Stephen Harper knows what this is all about – the reopening of the abortion debate. That’s why he made sure a gender selection motion tabled by Warawa in the House of Commons last year got shot down. Harper said repeatedly that “he did not intend to reopen the debate on abortion.”

The social conservative wing of the Conservative Party doesn’t appear to be listening:

 

 

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A great addition to the environment minister’s reading list
A great addition to the environment minister’s reading list

A great addition to the environment minister’s reading list

The Institute of Arctic and Alpine Research at the University of Colorado-Boulder has released a new report that is a must-read for Canada’s environment minister, Leona Aglukkaq. Aglukkaq, who represents the northern riding of Nunavut, began her tenure as environment minister with a bit of a blunder, when she cast doubt on climate change. The […]

November 4, 2013

The Institute of Arctic and Alpine Research at the University of Colorado-Boulder has released a new report that is a must-read for Canada’s environment minister, Leona Aglukkaq.

Aglukkaq, who represents the northern riding of Nunavut, began her tenure as environment minister with a bit of a blunder, when she cast doubt on climate change.

The new INSTARR study, flagged by ThinkProgress, should help fill in some blanks. “Average summer temperatures in the Eastern Canadian Arctic during the…