The tragic events occurring in Ottawa and St-Jean-sur-Richelieu this past week, resulting in the deaths of two military personnel, have led to outrage and sadness, but also a recommitment to Canadian values, throughout the country.
On Friday, October 3rd, Prime Minister Harper called on the House of Commons to support Canadian participation in a six-month air-strike campaign against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL). Here’s what the four party leaders had to say about the motion.
Ceasefire.ca would like to thank all volunteer campaigners across Canada, and to the many MPs who have voiced their support for peace and global nuclear disarmament.
Elizabeth May stood alone in Parliament last week in opposing extension of the military mission in Libya, resulting in a vote of 294 in favour and 1 opposed (Jane Taber, Why Elizabeth May refuses to be a rubber stamp in the commons, Globe and Mail, 15 June 2011). Defence Minister Peter MacKay accused May of […]