- Canada's Conservative govt brings up Islam before debate Updated: Oct-02-15 10:19 pm
TORONTO - Canada's Conservative government said Friday it will create a phone line for Canadians to report those engaged in "barbaric cultural practices," ahead of the final debate in Canada's divisive election campaign.
- Canada PM, opponents clash over refugee policy in debate Updated: Sep-28-15 11:10 pm
TORONTO - Conservative Prime Minister Stephen Harper said Monday that Canada shouldn't take in more Syrian refugees just to "chase headlines" as he debated his two main rivals in next month's election.
- Canada less welcoming to refugees under Harper's leadership Updated: Sep-05-15 1:02 pm
TORONTO - Canada has long prided itself for opening its doors wider than any nation to asylum seekers, but the number it welcomes has waned since Conservative Prime Minister Stephen Harper took power almost 10 years ago.