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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
Stephen Harper: “We have seen since the great global financial crisis, Canada has the strongest economic growth, the strongest job creation record and the strongest income growth for the middle class among any of the major developed economies.”
Stephen Harper: “On July 20 the biggest single benefit in Cdn history will be distributed to families across Cda.”
Justin Trudeau: “Over the past 30 years, median after-tax family incomes in Canada, those of the middle class, have only increased by 15 per cent.”