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6 Facts About Canada's Next Defence Chief

OTTAWA - Prime Minister Stephen Harper has tapped Lt.-Gen. Jonathan Vance to be the new chief of the defence staff, Canada's most senior military commander. Here's a quick look at the man at the top:—...
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In Election Year, Bill C-51 Is Best Opposed by Supreme Court

Given the parliamentary majority that the Harper government currently enjoys, official effective opposition to its typically extreme legislative proposal lies squarely in the hands of the Supreme Court. Thomas Mulcair and Justin Trudeau's respective decisions to stand aside the bill as it makes its way in the House of Commons, preferring instead to pitch oversight-related amendments as part of their prospective federal electoral platforms, reinforces this reality.