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Rona Ambrose, the Leader of the Official Opposition, issues statement on the 69th Anniversary of Pakistan’s Independence

August 14, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Rona Ambrose, Interim Leader of the Conservative Party of Canada and Leader of the Official Opposition, issued the following statement today to mark the 69th Anniversary of Pakistan’s Independence: “Today is the 69th Anniversary of Pakistan`s Independence. Celebrations will be held throughout the world, in which Pakistanis will participate in a number […]

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Statement from the Leader of the Opposition on the thwarting of a terror attack

August 11, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE OTTAWA — Rona Ambrose, Leader of the Official Opposition and interim Leader of the Conservative Party of Canada, made the following statement regarding the police operation that killed a Canadian terrorism suspect with reported links to ISIS yesterday: “Canada is not immune to the threat of terrorism. We have seen a terror […]

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Conservative Party calls on Liberal government to immediately support Yazidi victims of genocide

August 5, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Toronto, ON – Today, in conjunction with the PC Party of Ontario, senior critics in the Conservative Party of Canada held an event to commemorate the second anniversary of the massacre of thousands of Yazidis by the Islamic State (ISIS) at Mount Sinjar. “ISIS continues to commit genocide against the Yazidi people […]

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Statement from the Hon. Rona Ambrose, Leader of the Official Opposition, on the Second Anniversary of the Massacre on Mount Sinjar

August 3, 2016

“This week marks the second anniversary of the brutal massacre of thousands of Yazidis in the Sinjar region of northern Iraq. It is estimated that over 5,000 men were executed, 7,000 women and girls were captured and forced into sexual slavery, while another 300,000 civilians were forced to flee from their homes. Sadly, this was […]

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Conservative Party announces leadership debate locations

August 2, 2016

Ottawa, ON – Today, the Conservative Party’s Leadership Election Organizing Committee announced the first two host cities and dates for leadership debates. The first debate of the leadership campaign will be on November 10th in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, and will be an English debate. The second debate will be held on December 6th, 2016 in Moncton, […]

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Statement by the Hon. Peter Kent following the Iranian regime’s attempted ballistic missile tests

July 21, 2016

July 21, 2016 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE OTTAWA, ON – Statement by the Hon. Peter Kent following the Iranian regime’s attempted ballistic missile tests: “Iran continues to defy UN Resolution 2231 which bans the regime from testing ballistic missiles. “Western intelligence agencies confirm that Iran unsuccessfully attempted to launch a new long-range missile, based on North […]

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Statement by the Hon. Peter Kent following the attempted coup in Turkey

July 21, 2016

July 21, 2016 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE OTTAWA, ON – Official Opposition Foreign Affairs critic, the Honourable Peter Kent, issued the following statement on the events that continue to occur in post-coup Turkey: “Canadians recognize the challenges facing the Turkish government in re-establishing order following events of July 15th and 16th. “However, reports of President Erdogan’s […]

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Urgent Measures Required to Assist Yazidi Victims of Genocide

July 21, 2016

July 21, 2016 Hon. John McCallum, P.C., M.P. Minister of Citizenship, Immigration, and Refugees Building Jean Edmonds South Tower, Floor 21 365 Laurier Avenue West Ottawa, Ontario K1A 1L1 Dear Minister McCallum, Re: Urgent Measures Required to Assist Yazidi Victims of Genocide As you are aware, the House of Commons Standing Committee on Citizenship and […]

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Statement by the Leader of the Official Opposition on MP Deepak Obhrai announcing intention to seek Conservative Party Leadership

July 18, 2016

July 18, 2016 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE OTTAWA, ON – Rona Ambrose, Leader of the Official Opposition and interim Leader of the Conservative Party of Canada, issued the following statement today on the Honourable Deepak Obhrai’s announced intention to seek the Conservative Party of Canada leadership: “Deepak will be a strong, experienced addition to the Conservative […]

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Statement by the Leader of the Official Opposition on MP Tony Clement announcing intention to seek Conservative Party Leadership

July 13, 2016

OTTAWA – Rona Ambrose, Leader of the Official Opposition and interim Leader of the Conservative Party of Canada, issued the following statement today on the Honourable Tony Clement’s announced intention to seek the Conservative Party of Canada leadership: “I join Conservatives across Canada in welcoming Tony Clement to our Party’s leadership race. Tony is a hard-working Member […]

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