Opposition MPs criticize government’s War of 1812 ads during Olympics, ‘smacks of militaristic jingoism’

The ads are 'contrary to the spirit of the Olympics. Is it the right time to celebrate military victories over your Olympic competitors?' says NDP MP Pat Martin.

Go Canada Go: Members of team Canada march into the stadium at the opening ceremonies at the 2012 London Olympics, on July 27, 2012. Canadian Olympic Committee photograph by Jason Ransom

By Tim Naumetz

PUBLISHED : Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012 9:11 PM

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