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Rona Ambrose: Australian voters have “ballots the size of dorm-room posters.”
Rona Ambrose: “Our allies have … been clear that Canada should leave our CF-18s in the fight” against Islamic State
Rona Ambrose: In Saudi Arabia, “what’s changed … is these beheadings, and particularly of a religious cleric.”
Rona Ambrose: “There’s nothing in this plan about private sector employment, about job creation.”
Iraq & Syria
Steven Blaney: “Every time the right of Canadians or other people could be infringed, CSIS will need to go and seek a warrant from a judge.”
Daryl Kramp: “You have to commit a criminal offence” to fall within the scope of C-51 powers
Jason Kenney: “Bill C-51 does not add new powers to CSIS, it adds new powers to our independent judiciary, to the courts, to judges.”
Errors in Argument
Tom Mulcair: “We have aircraft strafing” in Iraq
Tom Mulcair: “We have lost a Canadian soldier behind enemy lines” in Iraq
Tom Mulcair: “Canada is the only country in the world to have withdrawn from the Kyoto Protocol.”
Tom Mulcair: Facebook photo of Stephen Harper and the words “Target closing means 17,000 people have lost their jobs”
Tom Mulcair: “While ISIS has renamed itself several times since 2004 … it is literally the same insurgent group that U.S. forces have been battling for over a decade.”