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TAX FREEDOM DAY EARLIER UNDER CONSERVATIVES

  Liberal Leader Ignatieff Would Raise Taxes and Increase Burden on Canadians Vancouver – Tomorrow, thanks to the Conservative government’s tax cuts for families and businesses, Canadians are celebrating Tax Freedom Day today even earlier than in previous years, said the Honourable Yonah Martin, Senator. This is in stark contrast to what Canadians would face under Liberal leader Michael Ignatieff, who has declared that he would raise taxes, increasing the burden faced by hardw…
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SENATOR YONAH MARTIN STATES MICHAEL IGNATIEFF IS NO COMPARISON TO NEW CANADIANS

  VANCOUVER – Last week, Michael Ignatieff made misleading accusations about the Conservative Party's latest advertising campaign. The advertisements highlight the fact that Michael Ignatieff left Canada for 34 years; made demeaning statements toward Canada while living abroad; and has threatened to leave again if not named Prime Minister.  “Michael Ignatieff's attempt to compare his time outside Canada with that of new Canadians is merely a ploy to divert the attention o…
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SENATOR YONAH MARTIN COMMENDS CANADA FOR CO-SPONSORING A UNITED NATIONS RESOLUTION REGARDING NORTH KOREA

  OTTAWA - The Honourable Senator Yonah Martin, today issued the following statement commending Canada’s co-sponsorship of a United Nations’ resolution regarding North Korea. “The Government of Canada is committed to supporting the efforts of the United Nations to ensure the full enjoyment of all human rights and fundamental freedoms of the entire global population” said Senator Martin. “The continued violations of human rights in Democratic People’s R…
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SENATOR YONAH MARTIN SPEAKS OUT AGAINST SHOOTING IN COQUITLAM

  COQUITLAM - The Honourable Senator Yonah Martin issued the following statement today in response to the horrific act of gun violence that occurred yesterday in Coquitlam. “This senseless act of gun violence has struck the heart of Coquitlam and threatened the safety and security of our community” said Senator Martin.  “I find the violence to be particularly troubling as the attack took place blocks away from a local school while students tried to make their way h…
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SENATOR YONAH MARTIN CRITICIZES THE NEW DEMOCRAT PARTY FOR NOT PROTECTING PEOPLE FROM YOUNG OFFENDERS

  COQUITLAM - The Honourable Senator Yonah Martin issued the following statement today in response to the horrific act of gun violence that occurred yesterday in Coquitlam. “This senseless act of gun violence has struck the heart of Coquitlam and threatened the safety and security of our community” said Senator Martin. “I find the violence to be particularly troubling as the attack took place blocks away from a local school while students tried to make their way home. B…
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