OTTAWA – While divided on abortion, the Conservative Party has adopted policies to remove the controversial pro-abortion attestation requirement of the Canada Summer Jobs program and to end funding for overseas abortion as part of Canada’s maternal and child health program.

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REGINA – Contrary to the cynical view of politics, morality definitely plays an important role in governing Canada, says MP Brad Trost.

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For the most part, social conservatives had lost faith in Patrick Brown before the sudden fall of the Progressive Conservative Party leader. 

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OTTAWA – A former chair of the Status of Women committee has joined a chorus which is denouncing a Liberal and NDP walkout due to the pro-life views of the new chair.

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OTTAWA – A new pro-life group believes Conservative leadership candidates must have more than proper pro-life credentials. Candidates must also have the ability to form a government.

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OTTAWA – Several opposition amendments intended to inject safeguards into the federal government's assisted-suicide legislation, including a proposal to explicitly limit doctor-assisted death to the terminally ill, were defeated as Liberal-dominated committee hearings began.

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OTTAWA - The federal Conservatives intend to undertake extensive consultations and still meet the one-year deadline set by the Supreme Court of Canada when it struck down the laws against assisted suicide in the Carter decision Feb. 6.

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Charles Lewis: The papal office deserves a defence 

"I believed that criticism of the papacy was a sport for non-Catholics or perhaps disgruntled Catholics who were always at odds with Church teachings. Then a few things happened," Charles Lewis writes.

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