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Canada is currently one of more than 185 parties to three United Nations drug-control conventions
The UN says Yazidi people are facing genocide.
Chrystia Freeland is on Putin's sanctions list, and has published a critique of the super-rich.
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Foreign affairs minister lauds actions government has taken.
Russia, China, Saudi Arabia, and Cuba seek re-election on UN Human Rights Council.
PM’s office won’t weigh on on country’s justice system.
Peter Kent also gave kudos to two Liberal MPs.
The minister says he raised human rights issues behind closed doors.
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He riffed off the PM's 'Canada is back' slogan.
Both faiths mark significant religious holidays this week.
Documents obtained by DeSmog Canada reveal that Canada's Ministry of Environment vetoed an interview request on toxins in fur-bearing animals in the oilsands, even though the federal scientist was "media trained and interested in doing the interview."
The former professional stunt double for Arnold Schwarzenegger committed to the fiery stunt if voter turnout improved.
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Recent cuts to Environment Canada's operating budget have left the department a shadow of its former self and unable to enforce what little environmental laws are left. The Harper Government has burned enough environmental legislation to keep the Minister warm for an entire winter in her home in chilly Gjoa Haven. Nero fiddles while Rome burns.
A professional stuntman running for council in Squamish, B.C. is promising to set himself on fire if the district's voter turnout improves in November's election. Peter Kent, who was Arnold Schwarzene...
A Canadian businessman sentenced in Cuba to 15 years in prison on corruption-related charges should be sent back home, said a Toronto-area MP who called the conviction a "travesty of justice."Cy Tokma...
OTTAWA – Just before Christmas last year, Conservative MP Peter Kent discovered a lump in his throat. Doctors thought it was a minor cyst, but after an operation in February they made a much more omin...
Conservative MP Peter Kent noticed something different about his throat one day last November when he was shaving. The former environment minister was in the midst of a four-week stretch before the H...
Peter Kent's article "The Truth About Canada's Immigration System" has left me quite shocked, beginning with the headline itself. Peter refers to the government's commitment to resettle refugees. He actually means privately sponsored refugees.
I would like to take the opportunity to provide insight on Canada's generous asylum system and clear up
any misconceptions raised in Bernie Farber's piece entitled "Canada Fails the Test of a Good Society." Canada continues to have the most fair and generous immigration system in the world.
A majority of Canadians don’t realize that the Harper government has pulled Canada out of the landmark Kyoto Protocol climate change agreement, according to a new poll from Canada2020. The progressive...
Former environment minister Peter Kent, shuffled to the backbench on Monday, has a problem with the so-called "enemy lists" reportedly given to new ministers by the Prime Minister’s Office. A leaked m...
Stephen Harper has finally shuffled his cabinet but if his aim was to turn the page on a year full of scandals, it looks like he failed by simply rearranging the deck chairs on the Titanic. A better bet would have been to take the lemons he'd been handed and make himself a batch of cabinet lemonade with courageous appointments like these.
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OTTAWA - To get a feeling for Prime Minister Stephen Harper's cabinet shuffle, a glance at the seating arrangement inside Rideau Hall's august ballroom spoke volumes.In the front rows, veteran cabinet...
Just in case you were unsure, Peter Kent supports Peter Kent. In a Twitter misfiring that has us questioning his ability to use Twitter, the federal environment minister appeared to tweet at himself...
Prime Minister Stephen Harper is preparing for a major cabinet shuffle this month, as the number of ministers departing goes up. Marjory LeBreton, the Government Senate Leader, announced she was stepp...
OTTAWA - Federal Environment Minister Peter Kent is in London today to kick off another global tour to sell Canada's record on global warming.Kent says new controls on oil and gas emissions are on the...
OTTAWA - Interested Canadians can now freely access environmental data from the oilsands now that the federal and Alberta governments have opened up a data portal to much of their scientists' work.Fed...
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OTTAWA - The federal Conservatives have decided to mark Earth Day this year, launching a long-promised portal for public access to sensitive environmental data from the oilsands.Federal Environment Mi...
FORT SASKATCHEWAN, Alta. - Another herd of wood bison from Elk Island National Park is roaming in Russia as part of an international conservation project.Federal Environment Minister Peter Kent says 3...
VANCOUVER - Environmentalists are asking a court to stop what they say is Ottawa's use of cabinet secrecy to hide decisions and smother debate about endangered species."It's getting weird," said Melis...