Bookmark

Add to MyYahoo RSS

Peter Mackay News

News on Peter Mackay continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

Monday Jul 14 | 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.

Comment?

Related Topix: Opinion

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.

Comment?

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.

Comment?

Related Topix: Canada,

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.

Comment?

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.

Comment?

Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News

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 .

Comment?

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.

Comment?

Related Topix: Pope Benedict XVI, Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Arthur

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.

Comment?

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.

Comment?

Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

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.

Comment?

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.

Comment?

Related Topix: Stephen Harper

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.

Comment?

Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

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.

Comment?

Related Topix: Canada,

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.

Comment?

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.

Comment?

CBC News

Peter MacKay set to announce next step in shipbuilding project

Nova Scotia's federal cabinet minister Peter MacKay is in Halifax for an announcement Thursday morning that is expected to set out the next steps in the National Shipbuilding Procurement Strategy.

Comment?

Related Topix: Canada

Wed Jul 02, 2014

MacLeans

Peter MacKay and the trouble with women

Peter MacKay's controversial tribute to working women , and the many responsibilities they juggle-changing dirty diapers, filling lunch boxes, dropping off kids at school and planning dinner-seems to have left something out: saving the minister of justice from himself.

Comment?

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

Mon Jun 30, 2014

Truro Daily News

Life is about embracing the mess, because it is messy and we are going to make mistakes'

In regard to Justice Minister Peter MacKay's recent chauvinistic comments and emails, his wife was good to come to his rescue.

Comment?

Related Topix: Opinion

The News

Pictou County arenas receive defibrillators

Central Nova MP Peter MacKay announced today that three Pictou County Arenas will now be equipped with Automated External Defibrillators , thanks to a partnership between the Public Health Agency of Canada and the Heart and Stroke Foundation .

Comment?

Thu Jun 26, 2014

Brandon Sun

Justice minister's wife comes to his defence over headlines about female judges

Peter MacKay arrives with Nazanin Afshin-Jam for the swearing in of the federal cabinet at Rideau Hall in Ottawa on Wednesday, May 18, 2011.

Comment?

•••
•••
•••
•••
•••
•••
•••