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Thursday Aug 28 | The Winnipeg Free Press

'Yet another study' not needed

A national inquiry to address violence against aboriginal women would not mean delaying action to combat issues such as poverty and racism, premiers and other proponents argued Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Stephen Harper, North America, Canada, World News,

Wed Aug 27, 2014

CBC News

'No Compromise': Peter MacKay poses in pro-gun T-shirt

Justice Minister Peter MacKay, centre, wears a pro-gun T-shirt as he poses with Erica Clarke, left, and Kurtis Gaucher at a Conservative Party fundraising event in Edmonton.

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Related Topix: The National, Entertainment, Television, Startups, Facebook

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Lifestyles

Scheduling conflicts with VIPs force Tories to keep two Challengers airborne

The Harper government's plan to decommission four of its six C-144 Challengers was sidelined and revisited last year because the executive jets were getting more VIP and military use than thought.

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Related Topix: The Challengers, Pop/Rock

Fri Aug 22, 2014

The Hill Times

Majority supports marijuana legalization or decriminalization: poll

PARLIAMENT HILL A substantial majority of Canadian electors are on the same page as Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau when it comes to legalizing or decriminalizing marijuana, a new Forum Research poll suggests.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, North America, Canada, World News, Prison, Stephen Harper,

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Chilliwack Times

Canada pondering pot options: justice minister

The federal government is still assessing whether to allow police to ticket people caught with small amounts of marijuana instead of pursuing charges, says Justice Minister Peter MacKay.

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Related Topix: Marijuana

Tue Aug 19, 2014

CKNW News Talk 980

MacKay, Mulcair disagree over new legislation aimed at protecting sex trade workers

Canada's justice minister continues to defend new legislation aimed at protecting sex trade workers, while criminalizing those who exploit them.

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The Chronicle Herald

Feds gave $10m to conference led by former Peter MacKay staffer

Peter Van Praagh, president of the Halifax International Security Forum, left, takes the stage with Defence Minister Rob Nicholson, centre, and Justice Minister Peter MacKay, right, at the forum's closing news conference in November 2013.

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Related Topix: Canada

Globe and Mail

Looser marijuana laws still possible, Peter MacKay says

Federal Justice Minister Peter MacKay has told media in Vancouver that the government is still assessing whether to allow police to ticket people caught with small amounts of marijuana instead of pursuing charges.

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Related Topix: Marijuana

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Brandon Sun

Health minister denies feds' anti-pot campaign aimed at Justin Trudeau

"Telling kids to not smoke pot is not a partisan attack on Justin Trudeau by Health Canada," Ambrose told a news conference Monday on the sidelines of the annual Canadian Medical Association meeting.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Health Care Policy, Health, Marijuana, Medicine, OxyContin, Roxicodone, Oxycodone (generic)

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Sys-Con Media

Holiday Magic on Display at the Sherbrooke Village Old Fashioned Christmas

The Government of Canada has provided the Historic Sherbrooke Village Development Society with $7,300 in funding under the Building Communities Through Arts and Heritage program to present the 18th edition of the Sherbrooke Village Old Fashioned Christmas.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

CTV

Spat with Harper, MacKay, didn't erode court's image: chief justice

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

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Stephen Harper

The Globe and Mail

Conservative bill curbing wiretaps derailed in 2009

The new Communications Security Establishment Canada complex is pictured in Ottawa on October 15, 2013.

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Related Topix: Conservatives (UK), Prison

Wed Aug 13, 2014

The London Free Press

Justice Minister Peter MacKay says government has no plans to decriminalize marijuana

Federal Justice Minister Peter MacKay landed in the Prince of Pot's hometown Wednesday and made it clear his government won't loosen marijuana laws.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, North America, Canada, World News, Prison

Tue Aug 12, 2014

The Globe and Mail

Dual citizens launch legal challenge on Canada-U.S. tax deal

A pair of Canadian dual citizens have launched a legal challenge against a federal law that allows their banking information to be shared with American authorities.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Tax,

Thu Aug 07, 2014

CBC News

Harper government steers for a deliberate collision with the courts

Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Justice Minister Peter MacKay have been accused of proceeding with legislation that is bound to be challenged on constitutional grounds..

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Related Topix: Stephen Harper, North America, Canada, World News, Guns

Tue Aug 05, 2014

CBC News

Federal government watching 'dire' Northern Pulp situation

Peter MacKay, the MP for Central Nova, said the federal government is watching the "dire" situation at the Northern Pulp mill but would not weigh in on how to resolve the problem.

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Related Topix: Canada,

Mon Aug 04, 2014

The Chronicle Herald

Nova Scotia could see new MPs after next election

Conservative MPs Greg Kerr, Gerald Keddy and Peter MacKay are seen at a Digby ferry announcement in June 2013.

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