Bob Dechert

Tories Outlaw Prostitution Near Schools, Daycares, Playgrounds

CP | Mike Blanchfield, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.14.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - New amendments to the government's prostitution bill will give it a better chance of withstanding a constitutional court challenge, says a le...

So Now We Know: Cyberbullying Bill Is About Terror, Child Porn

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Business

Ever since the Tories introduced their anti-cyberbullying bill last month, critics have been asking why it deals with numerous issues not directly rel...

Where Did They Go?

CP | Jennifer Ditchburn, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.03.2013 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The Immigration department isn't sure whether dozens of people who got special temporary permits from the minister's office left the country ...

Fortune Cookie for Dechert: You're Screwed

Peter Worthington | Posted 04.26.2012 | Canada Politics
Peter Worthington

Baird's background doesn't indicate he's a natural to head Canada's Foreign Affairs, but he has to be uneasy about Dechert's long range dalliance with Shi Rong. Baird radiates ambition. One suspects he'll get new Parliamentary Secretary when the fuss with Dechert blows over.

MP's Flirty Notes To Chinese Journalist Made CSIS Laugh

CP | Steve Rennie, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.21.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The intrigue launched by coquettish correspondence between Bob Dechert and a Chinese reporter was more of a comedy than a thriller for Canada...

Chinese Spy: Canadian Politicians Were Targets

CP | Mike Blanchfield, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.30.2012 | Canada Politics

GATINEAU, Que. - A flirtatious email exchange between a Tory MP and a Chinese journalist has to be taken seriously, because China views foreign politi...

Was Bob Dechert A Target For Spies?

The Epoch Times | Posted 11.28.2011 | Canada Politics

Amorous emails between the Toronto correspondent for China’s Xinhua news agency and a Canadian M.P. have recently focused attention on what role rep...

MP's Flirtatious Emails Not The Government's Business: Harper

CP | Steve Rennie, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.16.2011 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Beleaguered Tory MP Bob Dechert apparently did not spill any state secrets during his dalliance with a reporter from a foreign news agency li...

PMO Finds Nothing 'Untoward' In MP's Emails To Chinese Reporter

CBC | Posted 11.15.2011 | Canada

The Prime Minister's Office has looked into the Bob Dechert email controversy and found nothing untoward occurred, says Public Safety Minister Vic Toe...

Baird Backs Secretary Embroiled In Email Scandal

CP | Mike Blanchfield and Steve Rennie, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.13.2011 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The foreign affairs minister says his confidence in parliamentary secretary Bob Dechert has not been shaken by an embarrassing email exchange...

MP Who Sent Flirty Emails To Chinese Journalist Cleared Security Check

CP | Steve Rennie, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.12.2011 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Security officials gave Tory MP Bob Dechert a thumbs up months after he sent flirtatious emails to a journalist working for a state-run news ...

MP Told To Explain Flirty Emails To Chinese Journalist: Source

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.10.2011 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - A government source says a parliamentary secretary to a cabinet minister was told to give an accounting of what he's said to a journalist wit...

Tory MP Sorry For Flirty Emails To Chinese Journalist

CP | Steve Rennie, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.09.2011 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The Conservative government scrambled to contain the damage Friday after the parliamentary secretary to the minister of foreign affairs admit...