Deepak Obhrai

Entries by Deepak Obhrai

A Fair Solution To Supply Management Protects Canadian Farmers

(7) Comments | Posted April 20, 2017 | 1:37 PM

Over the 20 years of my service as an elected official, never have I seen the policy of supply management become such a hot-button issue. Both foreign and domestic politicians seem to be chiming in on what they think is best for Canadians, without truly studying the effects of their...

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What Is The Point Of My Voice In The Conservative Leadership Race?

(10) Comments | Posted April 3, 2017 | 5:40 PM

From the very beginning, my voice has been ignored by the bulk of the media to the point that many people still do not even know I am running in the Conservative party leadership race. This in itself illustrates a growing lack of respect for anyone wishing to participate in...

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I Won't Vote For Anti-Islamophobia Motion Because All Canadians Are Equal

(93) Comments | Posted March 23, 2017 | 3:29 PM

In my recent engagements with Canada's Muslim communities, they expressed their fear of not being treated as other Canadians. They want what all Canadians want -- a future for their families and to be able to practice their religion freely, as other faiths do.

Before going any further, I...

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Protecting Canadians' Interests First in the Arms Trade Treaty

(7) Comments | Posted June 6, 2013 | 8:23 AM

The NDP's senior spokesperson for foreign affairs recently lent his name to an article that contained a number of baseless claims that were, frankly, wrong.

After accusing Canada of aiding and abetting the illegal weapons trade, he goes on to suggest that if an Arms Trade Treaty had been in...

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