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Ottawa commits $20 million to airbase

GREENWOOD, N.S. – The federal government is spending almost $20 million on repairs at 14 Wing Greenwood in Nova Scotia.

Justice Minister Peter MacKay says seven projects will receive the funding over the next two years. 74 more words


Group stages 'digital sit-in' to take down government websites over Bill C-51

The members of a group claiming credit for causing a series of government and political party websites to go down on Wednesday afternoon described it as a “digital … sit-in” to protest Bill C-51 and a handful of arrests in Halifax. 262 more words

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Rex Murphy: Without his cabinet stars, Harper is left to sell himself. And that's not something he's very good at

Due to a mixture of causes — professional, personal and legal — the Conservatives have been losing some of the biggest names on their front bench. 863 more words

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Canadian woman faces 33 years in U.S. prison for protecting kids from abusive father

When Justice Minister Peter MacKay announced he was leaving politics to spend more time with his top priority — a family he began with his spouse, Nazanin Afshin-Jam, who advocates for an end to violence against women and children — he missed the opportunity to protect a Canadian family of four who are all survivors of brutal violence inflicted by a U.S.-based father and ex-husband. 3,479 more words


Michael Chan wants Peter MacKay to apologize for apparent suggestion Chan was under CSIS investigation

TORONTO — An Ontario cabinet minister is asking for an apology from federal Justice Minister Peter MacKay for appearing to suggest he is under active investigation by Canada’s spy agency. 259 more words


Regional impact of #Elxn42 departures for the #CPC #CDNpoli

News of James Moore’s announcement that he will not seek re-election coupled with Peter Mackay’s similar announcement 3 weeks ago has to make you wonder about what regional strength remains in Eastern and Western Canada.   335 more words


Photos: Introducing the RCAF's newest helicopter - the Cyclone

Here are photos released today of the new Cyclone helicopters that the RCAF has accepted (photos courtesy DND/Canadian Forces): 241 more words

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