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Canadian Election 101 for the Uninitiated

The Canadian federal election is today, and Breitbart News thought it newsworthy to provide an introduction to the essentials of Canada’s electoral system for the uninitiated.

A police van carrying suspect Chiheb Esseghaier leaving Montreal's courthouse on April 23, 2013 after his court appearance on suspicion of what police say was an Al-Qaeda-backed plot to derail a Canadian passenger train in the Toronto area. Esseghaier, 30, and Raed Jaser, 35, were arrested for allegedly planning to …

Canada: Jihadists Receive Life Sentence for Mass Murder Train Plot

The judge noted that the most important evidence was obtained by the FBI. An undercover FBI agent produced 25 hours of secretly-recorded conversations between him and the two would-be Jihadists. The agent posed as a wealthy Islamist Saudi Arabian interested in funding terrorism in Canada and the US. Jaser and Esseghaier also considered using a sniper rifle to murder “wealthy and prominent Jews” in Toronto.

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Canadian Politics Bound To Repeat

Canadian federal elections typically have the half-life of a Vegas wedding. At a minimum of 36 days and rarely more than 47, the journeys to electing a Prime Minister have little time for the superfluous, but at the same time are too

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Canadian Socialists Propose Possible Ban On Handguns

The socialist NDP’s 2015 “Policy Book” contains a proposal to “enable all municipalities, provinces, and territories to implement a ban on handguns.” This follows many times its leader Thomas Mulcair has called for a registration of all firearms via a “gun registry,” ostensibly in the interests of public safety.

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Former Legislator: Ban Political Ads from Canadian TV, Radio

A former Canadian Liberal legislator is calling for a permanent ban on political television and radio ads in Canada, citing the status quo of restrictions on political messaging in Britain as his model. In Britain, John Milloy says, “major political parties” are each apportioned an equal amount of time by on government-licensed television stations to make their pitches.