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New report on religious freedom in North Korea

September 27, 2016

By Christian Solidarity Worldwide   A new report on freedom of religion or belief in North Korea, released today by Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW), provides further evidence that freedom of religion or belief is a human right that is “largely non-existent” in the country. Total Denial: Violations of Freedom of Religion or Belief in North […]


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Two dozen Christians deported from Saudi Arabia for praying

September 27, 2016

By Ruth Gledhill | Christian Today Saudi Arabia has deported 27 Christians for having a service in their home to mark the festival of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary into heaven, according to news reports. The deportation was carried out because the Christians’ prayers were “unIslamic”, according to EWTN. The women, some of whom […]


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MP David Anderson named to Shadow Cabinet as Official Opposition Critic for Agriculture and Agri-Food

September 17, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE OTTAWA, ON – David Anderson, Member of Parliament for Cypress Hills–Grasslands has been appointed Official Opposition Critic for Agriculture and Agri-food by Interim Conservative Leader Rona Ambrose. “I am honoured to be appointed as the Conservative agriculture critic. I am looking forward to working with my colleagues to hold this Liberal government […]


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Anderson and IPPFoRB in Berlin, Germany to protect and promote the freedom to believe

September 13, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   BERLIN, GERMANY – David Anderson, Member of Parliament for Cypress-Hills Grasslands and Official Opposition Critic for Human Rights and Religious Freedom, is in Berlin, Germany with the International Panel of Parliamentarians for Freedom of Religion or Belief (IPPFoRB), hosting an event to promote this fundamental human right. “Make no mistake, with […]


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Anderson & Kent: Liberals must intensify efforts to secure Homa Hoodfar’s release

August 30, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Ottawa, ON – David Anderson, Member of Parliament for Cypress Hills–Grasslands and Official Opposition Critic for Human Rights and Religious Freedom; and the Official Opposition critic for Foreign Affairs, the Hon. Peter Kent, Member of Parliament for Thornhill, have issued a statement following reports on the deteriorating health of Homa Hoodfar, a Montreal […]


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Official Opposition critics call on Prime Minister to stand up for human rights and religious freedom in China

August 29, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Ottawa, ON – David Anderson, Member of Parliament for Cypress Hills–Grasslands and Official Opposition Critic for Human Rights and Religious Freedom; the Official Opposition critic for Foreign Affairs, the Hon. Peter Kent, Member of Parliament for Thornhill; and Vice-Chair of the Sub-Committee on International Human Rights, David Sweet, Member of Parliament for […]


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Anderson concludes successful trip to Burma, demands action from Minister Dion on religious freedom

August 22, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Ottawa, ON – David Anderson, Member of Parliament for Cypress Hills-Grasslands and Official Opposition Critic for International Human Rights and Religious Freedom, has concluded travel to Burma (Myanmar) as part of a fact-finding and solidarity visit with the International Panel of Parliamentarians for Freedom of Religion or Belief (IPPFoRB). From August 16-20, […]


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Anderson travelling to Burma to address threats to religious freedom

August 15, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Ottawa, ON – David Anderson, Member of Parliament for Cypress Hills-Grasslands and Official Opposition Critic for International Human Rights and Religious Freedom, is travelling to Burma (Myanmar) from August 16-20 as part of an international delegation committed to addressing threats to the right of freedom of religion or belief in the country. […]


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Anderson condemns Russia’s “Yarovaya” law

July 20, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE OTTAWA, ON – David Anderson, Member of Parliament for Cypress Hills-Grasslands and Official Opposition Critic for International Human Rights and Religious Freedom, has condemned new laws in Russia that significantly restrict freedom of religion or belief and threaten the human rights of missionaries and religious minorities. “Effective today, Russia has taken new ...


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Trudeau’s spring session of Parliament a costly one for taxpayers

June 20, 2016

CLICK HERE TO LISTEN TO RADIO COMMENTARY The spring session of Parliament is now over. It’s the first session under the Trudeau government and amidst all the broken promises, they have kept a couple. Unfortunately, those are the ones that cost you money. The most expensive one, of course, is the promise to run deficit […]


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Call for applications now open for the New Horizons for Seniors Program (NHSP)

June 16, 2016

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   End Date: July 29, 2016 (postmarked) David Anderson, Member of Parliament for Cypress Hills–Grasslands, is pleased to announce that the Government of Canada is currently accepting applications through the New Horizons for Seniors Program (NHSP). The NHSP supports projects led or inspired by seniors who make a difference in their […]


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Taxpayers still on the hook for the Trudeau nanny

June 13, 2016

CLICK HERE TO LISTEN TO RADIO COMMENTARY Every so often we are reminded just how disconnected Justin Trudeau is from the taxpayers who pay his bills. He said during the election campaign that rich families like his did not need taxpayers’ help to raise their kids. That was good. But then his Cabinet approved the […]


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Government of Canada accepting applications under the Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Program (CIP 150)

June 8, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE David Anderson, Member of Parliament for Cypress Hills–Grasslands, has issued the following statement on the second round of applications under the Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Program: “The second intake of the Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Program (CIP 150) in Western Economic Diversification Canada has been launched. “Cultural and ...


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Our national anthem belongs to all Canadians

June 6, 2016

CLICK HERE TO LISTEN TO RADIO COMMENTARY Since 1914, our national anthem has remained the same. Over the decades, proposals to change the lyrics have been dropped because of public outrage. Now, the Liberals are trying once more to rewrite “O Canada”. But this time, in true Liberal fashion, they are doing it in a […]


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Government of Canada accepting applications under the Enabling Accessibility Fund

June 3, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Government of Canada is currently accepting applications from organizations interested in receiving financial assistance from the Enabling Accessibility Fund (EAF). The Enabling Accessibility Fund is a federal Grants and Contributions program that supports capital costs of construction and renovations related to improving physical accessibility and safety for people ...


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Carbon taxes are the ultimate enticement for politicians

May 30, 2016

CLICK HERE TO LISTEN TO RADIO COMMENTARY I have always believed that the way to prevent over-zealous politicians from cleaning out our pockets and inappropriately interfering in our lives is to keep taxes low. Carbon taxes have been pushed by the left for years as a potentially unlimited source of revenue wrapped in the mantle […]


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Another week, another low for Liberal behaviour

May 24, 2016

CLICK HERE TO LISTEN TO RADIO COMMENTARY I am getting sick and tired of talking about Liberal arrogance. The problem is that each week brings a new low to their behavior. Last week was another bad week for Canadians. The Liberals almost lost a snap vote on Monday when 21 of their members who were […]


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Entitlement permeates the Liberal political agenda

May 16, 2016

CLICK HERE TO LISTEN TO RADIO COMMENTARY Each week it is something more with this Trudeau government. Last week it was using taxpayers’ money to take his mother and in-laws, but not his Energy minister, to the Washington Obama dinner. This week it’s Justin’s wife Sophie demanding a whole new slice of taxpayers’ money for […]


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Trudeau government’s excesses have already begun

May 9, 2016

CLICK HERE TO LISTEN TO RADIO COMMENTARY The sense of entitlement that the Chrétien Liberals had has never completely disappeared. It has now resurfaced in even bigger ways in Justin Trudeau’s six month-old government. A prime example is his first trip to Washington. He took along nearly a dozen Cabinet Ministers and staff at taxpayers’ […]


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