Compare and contrast: Canada’s burgeoning moral authority

Harper is also looking for commitments to improve human rights in the world’s most populous country and will have a chance to deliver the message directly to China’s current and incoming leadership during a series of bilateral tête-à-têtes over the next four days.

Ottawa Citizen, February 8, 2012

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Canada ordered its intelligence agency to use information that may have been extracted through torture if public safety is at risk, it has emerged.

The directive, obtained by Canadian media through freedom of information laws, was issued in 2010.

British Broadcasting Corp, February 8, 2012

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