American officials say Canada offered further military help to fight the Islamic State in Iraq – not the other way around as Harper told the Wall Street Journal earlier this week.
In Canada, rights advocacy groups and opposition parties trash parliament’s sham report on missing and murdered Aboriginal women and girls.
Elizabeth May, the MP for Saanich-Gulf Islands and leader of the Green Party of Canada, offers Canadians her own version of the Speech from the Throne.
Here is the full text of the throne speech, delivered by Governor General David Johnston in Parliament on Wednesday, October 16, 2013.
The opposition says PM Stephen Harper is proroguing Parliament to kill a tumultuous session that saw his Conservative government rocked by the Senate expense scandal.
Trudeau and the Liberals voted for Harper’s sell-out FIPA, killed an NDP motion to stop the sellout Canada-China trade pact from becoming law.