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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
Justin Trudeau: Young women “account for a shocking 74 per cent of all new HIV infections among adolescents in Africa.”
In sub-Saharan Africa.
Jane Philpott: The Supreme Court decision on assisted dying talks 17 times about “end-of-life”
The number is irrelevant
Rona Ambrose: “In Vancouver now, we have more pot dispensaries than Starbucks locations.”
Rona Ambrose: “Never in the history of Canada has a drug become a medicine because a judge has deemed it so.”
Rona Ambrose: Supreme Court judges “think that they can approve a drug into a medicine, without clear clinical scientific evidence, and without safety reviews.”
Tom Mulcair: “Five million Canadians don’t have a family doctor.”