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Canada rules out military intervention in Libya

The Canadian government won’t intervene militarily in Libya even as Islamic extremists continue to expand their grip on that war-torn country.

Gunmen associated with various Islamic extremist groups control parts of Libya or have set up training camps. 505 more words

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NDP wants Supreme Court to intervene in satellite offices dispute

The NDP is attempting the legal equivalent of a Hail Mary pass to resolve its ongoing dispute with a House of Commons board over the costs of the party’s satellite offices. 526 more words

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Conservatives extend anti-terror bill hearings after opposition filibuster

The Tories have compromised on the amount of time dedicated to hearing expert opinion on the government’s disputed anti-terror bill, setting aside eight days for witness testimony instead of three. 370 more words

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Government hopes to push anti-terror bill swiftly through committee

Expert testimony will begin on the government’s contentious anti-terrorism bill in early March, with the prime minister urging a House of Commons committee to quickly finish studying it. 355 more words

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David Moscrop: Canadians should take privacy into their own hands

January was a thorny month for defenders of privacy. Just two days into 2015, the “notice-and-notice” provision of the Copyright Modernization Act (CMA) came into effect. 615 more words

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Plan to buy drones for Canadian military dogged by problems, audit shows

A project to buy drones for the Canadian Forces has been dogged by a lack of oversight and information as well as unclear objectives, resulting in years of delays, a Department of National Defence audit has found. 531 more words

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Justice minister explains reference to Zehaf-Bibeau's 'own words'

Justice Minister Peter MacKay has not seen a video reportedly made by Parliament Hill shooter Michael Zehaf-Bibeau, despite writing a letter to the editor this week in which he said the Oct. 328 more words

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