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The Terrorist Threat Canada Needs to Take Seriously

Joseph Humire | Posted 03.20.2013 | Canada
Joseph Humire

In the midst of the holiday season, on December 28, 2012, President Barack Obama signed into law the "Countering Iran in the Western Hemisphere Act of 2012." This Act seeks to initiate a whole-of-government approach to what looks to be an increasing threat to the United States, and by extension to Canada as well. Canada is no stranger to the Islamic terrorist threat. The millennium bomber -- Ahmed Ressam, the Toronto 18, and Omar Khadr, among other high profile cases, have brought radical Islam to the forefront of Canadian national security. Closing the embassy of the Islamic Republic in Ottawa last year shows that Minister Harper is serious on his promise.

Harper Meets Prominent Iranian-Canadians

CBC | Posted 11.19.2012 | Canada Politics

A group of prominent Iranian-Canadians had face time with Prime Minister Stephen Harper, Foreign Minister John Baird and Immigration Minister Jason Ke...

Shutting Iranian Embassy Was for Netanyahu, Not Canadians

Abubakar Kasim | Posted 11.09.2012 | Canada Politics
Abubakar Kasim

The Conservative government has made the wrong decision here, not for the interest of the country but to appease the hard-line leadership of Israel which is eager to wage a war against Iran. Canada, a country that was respected around the world as a peace broker, has failed its citizens and the world for taking an unwise decision that would help no one in the long run except the warmongers.

Iran Considers Response To Canada Severing Ties

CBC | Posted 11.08.2012 | Canada Politics

Iran's parliamentary speaker has cancelled a visit to Canada, after Ottawa announced it would shut its embassy in Tehran and expel Iranian diplomats f...