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7 min ago | Canada.com

Justice minister to decide whether Supreme Court nominee Marc Nadon should repay his salary

Justice Marc Nadon listens to opening remarks as he appears before a parliamentary committee following his nomination to the Supreme Court of Canada on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on October 2, 2013.

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2 hrs ago | The News

MacKay announces $3.5 million for improvements to Nova Scotia harbours

Central Nova MP Peter MacKay speaks with John Lakenman, left, of the Caribou Harbour Authority, and Mark MacDonald, president of Northumberland Ferries Limited, during a press conference announcing funding for the Caribou wharf and the extension of subsidies for the Caribou-Wood Island's Ferry service until 2016.

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6 hrs ago | The News

MacKay announces $3.5 million for improvements to Nova Scotia fishing harbours

Minister Peter MacKay, Regional Minister for Nova Scotia, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, on behalf of the Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, today announced $3.5 million to support improvement projects at five small craft harbours in Nova Scotia.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Globe and Mail

Harper, MacKay should apologize to Chief Justice McLachlin, commission says

Beverly McLachlin, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Canada, delivers a speech in Ottawa, Tuesday, February 5, 2013.

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The Toronto Star

Chief justice cleared in spat with Stephen Harper government

An international legal body has cleared Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin in her efforts to communicate with Prime Minister Stephen Harper's government over a judicial appointment to her court last year, and slammed the prime minister for remarks it says hurt her moral authority, integrity and public confidence in the judiciary.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

The Hill Times

Conservative MPs not listening to critics of anti-prostitution bill,...

While we heard about 'giving a voice to the voiceless' throughout the week, sex workers do have voices and we can use them, but that does not mean everyone will listen to what we have to say.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

Sys-Con Media

Coming into Force of the Not Criminally Responsible Reform Act

Bill C-14, the Not Criminally Responsible Reform Act, came into force across Canada today.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Regina Leader Post

'Foolish' to think prostitution will go away

Saskatoon police Chief Clive Weighill says it's foolish to think prostitution will ever be eradicated, and $20 million spread over five years won't fix the social woes that lead people into the trade.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Sys-Con Media

Minister of Justice to Attend Sixth Annual Meeting of the Quintet of...

Minister of Justice and Attorney General Peter MacKay will take part in the 6th annual meeting of the Quintet of Attorneys General, which will be held in London, England, from July 9 to 11, 2014.

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Related Topix: Europe, Essex County, England, United Kingdom, World News, Greater London County, England

Tue Jul 08, 2014

The Toronto Star

Peter MacKay's utopian goal obscures prostitution reality: Tim Harper

Laudatory as that aspiration may be, it only highlights the weaknesses in his prostitution bill which is under the microscope this week in Ottawa.

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The Globe and Mail

Why won't MacKay release his legal advice on prostitution?

Adam Dodek is a member of the University of Ottawa's Public Law Group and the author of the new book Solicitor-Client Privilege .

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

MacLeans

5 at 5: Pope Francis asks forgiveness in mass with abuse victims

Pope Francis asks forgiveness for Church sexual abuse cover ups. Pope Francis held a private mass with six abuse survivors Monday, where he used some of his harshest language yet to condemn sexual abuse within the Church, saying he would not tolerate abuse, nor those who covered it up.

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Prince George Citizen

'Defensible' prostitution bill likely to face court challenge, MacKay says

Justice Minister Peter MacKay arrives at a Commons Justice committee meeting Monday July 7, 2014 in Ottawa.

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

Canada.com

Defence Department hamstrung in efforts to convert former U.S. presidential choppers

Converting U.S. President Barack Obama's surplus fleet of helicopters for use in Canadian search-and-rescue would be a complicated process that would break promises National Defence made to acquire the aircraft in the first place, newly released documents show.

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Brandon Sun

Marathon prostitution hearings begin Monday in special summer parliament session

Political fireworks and gut-wrenching, street-level testimonials are expected to mark this week's marathon round of hearings by the House of Commons justice committee on the Harper government's new prostitution bill.

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Sat Jul 05, 2014

CNews

Analysis: Harper's Tories unapologetic for clashes with courts

Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Minister of Justice Peter MacKay talk during a photo opportunity before announcing plans for tougher laws for sexual criminals, at the Banbury Community Centre in Toronto in this August 29, 2013 file photo.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

Brandon Sun

DND hamstrung in efforts to convert former US presidential choppers

Converting U.S. President Barack Obama's surplus fleet of helicopters for use in Canadian search-and-rescue would be a complicated process that would break promises National Defence made to acquire the aircraft in the first place, newly released documents show.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

The Chronicle Herald

Dartmouth firm wins $18.5m radar contract

The Defence Department has awarded Saab Microwave Canada Ltd . an $18.5-million contract for the overhaul of weapon-control radar on the Canadian navy's 12 Halifax-class frigates.

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Canada.com

Peter MacKay: Can't stop Bernardo from communicating with the outside world

Federal Justice Minister Peter MacKay says there's nothing the government can do to prevent Paul Bernardo from communicating with a woman who is reportedly planning to marry the convicted killer.

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CFRA

Government open to amendments to proposed prostitution law: Peter MacKay

The federal government is open to amending its proposed prostitution law, but Justice Minister Peter MacKay says the Commons committee reviewing the bill must move quickly to meet a tight deadline.

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