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500 observers off to Ukraine

Minister of Foreign Affairs John Baird, left to right, Prime Minister Stephen Harper, and Minister of Justice Peter MacKay take part in an expanded bilateral meeting with Ukrainian Prime Minister Areseniy Yatsenyuk at the Cabinet of Ministers in Kiev, Ukraine, on Saturday, March 22, 2014.

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

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Sys-Con Media

Media Advisory: Minister MacKay to Highlight Government of Canada Support for Clean Energy

Minister MacKay will be joined by the Honourable Andrew Younger, Nova Scotia's Minister of Energy; the Honourable Keith Hutchings, Newfoundland and Labrador's Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture; and Chris Huskilson, President and CEO, Emera Inc. Location: Maritime Museum of the Atlantic 1675 Lower Water Street Halifax, Nova Scotia Date and Time: ... (more)

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Related Topix: Canada,

Thu Apr 17, 2014

The News

Four Pictou County senior groups receive federal funding

Pictou County recipients of the New Horizons for Seniors Program funding pose for a photo with Central Nova MP Peter MacKay after an announcement Thursday afternoon in New Glasgow.

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Related Topix: Canada, World News,

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Weyburn This Week

Jim Flaherty funeral a 'fitti...

Tory cabinet ministers Peter MacKay and Jason Kenney say the state funeral for Jim Flaherty was a "fitting" send-off.

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Red Deer Advocate

Political players of all party stripes gather for fond farewell to Jim Flaherty

A gallery of political luminaries from all sides of the partisan divide gathered at a cavernous Toronto cathedral Wednesday to set aside their differences and pay final respects to former finance minister Jim Flaherty.

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

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Sys-Con Media

Minister MacKay Announces Funding to Train Youth Custody and...

Today, Justice Minister Peter MacKay announced $600,000 in funding to the Ontario Ministry of Children and Youth Services' Youth Justice Division.

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Related Topix: Prison, Canada,

Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Chronicle Herald

Study: Head offices help Halifax

Fred Morley, right, chief economist with the Greater Halifax Partnership shakes hands with Justice Minister Peter MacKay before a roundtable meeting in Halifax in January 2013.

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Related Topix: Canada, North America, World News

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Nova News Now

Former PM Brian Mulroney visits Pictou County for Peter MacKay fundraiser

Former PM Brian Mulroney, right, visited his old riding of Central Nova April 11 for a fundraising dinner to support current Central Nova MP Peter MacKay, left.

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Related Topix: Canada, World News,

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Canada.com

Supreme Court softens Tories' tough-on-crime time-served sentencing law

The bell has sounded ending one more round in what is shaping up to be a long-running bout between the county's highest court and the Harper government.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

MacLeans

Jim Flaherty: A death in the family

Around the time at which they might otherwise have been expected to be scorning each other's positions on the Fair Elections Act, NDP MP Alexandrine Latendresse and Pierre Poilievre, the minister for democratic reform, hugged.

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Sys-Con Media

Media Advisory: Minister Glover to Make Funding Announcement

Date: Friday, March 11, 2014 Time: 2:30 p.m. Location: Canadian Centre for Child Protection Boardroom 615 Academy Road Winnipeg, Manitoba Contacts: Paloma Aguilar Press Secretary Office of the Minister of Justice 613-992-4621 Media Relations Office Department of Justice 613-957-4207

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

Nunatsiaq News

A Taste of the Arctic showcases gourmet Inuit foods in Ottawa

Jonathan Pratecan, first assistant cook at the National Arts Centre in Ottawa, serves up pulled hare on bannock at A Taste of the Arctic, ITK's annual celebration of Inuit food and culture, Apr. 7. Federal Justice Minister Peter MacKay introduces his one-year-old son Kian to Terry Audla, president of Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami, at A Taste of the ... (more)

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

Vancouver Sun

Ian Mulgrew: Need for regulation of prostitution, not criminalization

If there was any doubt that Prince George of Cambridge would be the star of the Royal family's tour of Australia and New Zealand, it was removed the moment the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge stepped off the plane in [] If we're going to help prostitutes get off the corner, it involves social housing, addiction treatment, health services and a ... (more)

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Mon Apr 07, 2014

Globe and Mail

Healing battlefield trauma after the battle

Pierre Daigle, Ombudsman for the Department of National Defence and the Canadian Forces, speaks during a news conference at the National Press Theatre in Ottawa on Tuesday, November 5, 2013.

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CBC News

Peter MacKay promises new prostitution bill before summer

Justice Minister Peter MacKay, right, said he is trying to find 'the right balance' in rewriting Canada's prostitution laws following last year's court decision striking down existing laws.

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Sys-Con Media

REMINDER/Media Advisory: Launch of National Victims of Crime Awareness Week

Date: Monday, April 7, 2014 Time: 8:30 a.m. Location: Delta Ottawa International Ballroom 101 Lyon Street N. Ottawa, Ontario Contacts: Paloma Aguilar Press Secretary Office of the Minister of Justice 613-992-4621 Media Relations Office Department of Justice 613-957-4207

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Sat Apr 05, 2014

CTV

Peter MacKay pets a dog Jack, during a break from chores at home in...

When a photo of embattled MP Eve Adams and her freshly unemployed fiancee Dimitri Soudas, late of the helm of the Conservative Party of Canada, landed on the front page of a national newspaper this week, the two leashed pugs underfoot were no mere happenstance.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Dogs, Pets, Home Gardening, Home

Fri Apr 04, 2014

Globe and Mail

As U.S. pulls back, Canada continues the War on Drugs

If one were attempting to list the worst policy blunders of the past century, the War on Drugs would be somewhere between Vietnam and Prohibition.

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

Thu Apr 03, 2014

Baytoday.ca

Aspin applauds introduction of Victims Bill of Rights

Jay Aspin, MP for Nipissing-Timiskaming, applauded today the introduction of historic legislation by Prime Minister Stephen Harper for the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights.

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

National Post

Freshly tabled, sweeping Canadian Victims Bill of Rights would force...

The legislation - tabled in the Commons on Thursday - would change the Canada Evidence Act, which allows spouses to refuse to testify except in certain specific cases such as sexual assaults or crimes against youngsters.

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